Teachers TV:  Science Tube: Action!

Learning about forces in action, through demonstrations in ‘Science Tube’.


’Feel the Force’ looks at what forces are and measuring them. ‘Skateboarder’ looks at how the different materials used for a skateboard have properties and uses for helping with friction and gravity. ‘Parachute Jump’ looks at skydivers and investigates the forces in action. ‘Pedal Power’ investigates pedalling on a bike to make it move, leading to a dissection of a chicken leg to view muscles in more detail. ‘Sliding on Snow’ looks at the forces of gravity and friction when snowboarding and sledging.

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Created: Jun 16, 2010

Updated: Feb 1, 2018

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