Forces in the science classroom

Get ahead with your physics planning for KS3 and KS4 students with this dynamic collection of lessons and worksheets on the topic of forces

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Forces Lessons For Secondary Science KS3 KS4

Forces lessons, worksheets and revision materials you can use with your KS3 and KS4 science students

To help you prepare to teach this topic we have put together a super selection of forces resources including both individual and bundles of lessons, equation worksheets, revision materials and exam practice questions.

KS3

Resultant Force Worksheet
ChemPixie

Resultant Force Worksheet

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Worksheet for pupils to start to work out resultant forces after a brief introduction by the teacher. Questions increase in difficulty from start to finish. I designed this to be done with pupils working in pairs as a rally coach, but it could be done individually.
Measuring Forces
riches1157

Measuring Forces

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Ks3 resource for measuring forces. Introduction lesson to forces. Newton meter practical using spring and hanging masses. Easy lesson taught a million times never not been good and engaging. Lesson 1 out of 8. Included \- Lesson plan \- Detailed PowerPoint with animations. Also contains...
Moments / Turning Forces
Sci-Guy

Moments / Turning Forces

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Lesson includes LOs and Starter activity Worked examples Student Questions (With answers) Please leave feedback and rate
Force Mass Acceleration Differeniated Activity
heelis

Force Mass Acceleration Differeniated Activity

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PLEASE VISIT MY MY SHOP FOR LOTS OF FREE AND SIMILARLY PRICED RESOURCES https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/heelis A Resource for my mixed ability groups with a focus on challenge and independence. Students select the questions they would like to answer - each has a point value, higher poi...

KS4

Resultant forces
lrcathcart

Resultant forces

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AQA Science A P2 (pre 2011). This was what I used for revision of forces. It uses some slides from power points I got from the TES.
New AQA Forces revision
tbatchford

New AQA Forces revision

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Revision tasks for the new AQA spec (2016). My students found this useful to help them revise for their end of unit test.
GCSE AQA Physics - Force & Elasticity
Nteach

GCSE AQA Physics - Force & Elasticity

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New GCSE AQA Physics lesson on Forces and Elasticity written in line with new AQA Physics specification. Lesson starts by discussing what elasticity is in relation to familiar, everyday objects which then challenge pupil thinking with 'slo-mo' videos of these objects being impacted. Elasticit...
AQA GCSE Physics Force & pressure (Spec points 4.5.5)
Andy Coutts

AQA GCSE Physics Force & pressure (Spec points 4.5.5)

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This is a 4 lesson block covering 4.5.5 Pressure and pressure differences in fluids from the AQA Physics specification. It includes fully differentiated PowerPoints and worksheets with many opportunities for self and peer assessment. We use Oxford GCSE Physics, this is chapter 11.
AQA Forces revision mat
Mr Dickinson

AQA Forces revision mat

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5 mats included, covering the whole of the 'forces' topic, including the one shown in the image Covers foundation and any higher tier work is in red This is just combined - does not include trilogy topics After the first 2 slides, the key words section is blank, so you can add your own key wor...

Bundles

GCSE 9-1 AQA Physics 4.5 - Forces and motion
Nteach

GCSE 9-1 AQA Physics 4.5 - Forces and motion

6 Resources
5 Lessons on GCSE AQA Physics 'Forces and Motion. Lessons include: \- Forces and acceleration. \- Terminal velocity. \- Forces and Braking. \- Momentum. \- Impact Forces. \- Forces and Elasticity. Please see individual item listing for details on each individual lesson. ALL ...
Forces KS3 SOW
flaffey

Forces KS3 SOW

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Full 9 lesson Forces SOW. Aimed at a mixed ability Y7 set. Worksheets marked STR or SUP are differentiated (stretch and support). All lessons planned in 6-part lesson format. Lesson 1 - Introduction to forces Lesson 2 - Squashing and stretching Lesson 3 + 4 - Hooke's Law investigation Les...
Resolving Vectors and Resultant Forces
Jubblord

Resolving Vectors and Resultant Forces

3 Resources
This is a 3 lesson bundle for the new Physics AQA specification. The lessons are designed to lead a step by step explanation of how to calculate forces using the triangle / Pythagoras method and the parallelogram of forces. Each includes starter questions, worked examples and differentiated activi...
Forces
greenAPL

Forces

7 Resources
A bundle of physics resources which cover forces and associated calculations.