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.