This unit will investigate how the forces of push and pull affect the ways in which objects move on land, water and in the air.

Students explore how the strength of a force affects the movement, explore toys from different cultures and consider the effects of objects being pulled towards the earth.

9 x 1 hour lessons
Cross curriculum
23x resources/worksheets
Overview

In this unit, students:

  • explore the forces of push and pull
  • investigate the amount of force needed to move objects by pushing and pulling
  • investigate how objects move on land, on the water and in the air
  • define gravity and how this affects the movement of objects
  • explore the movement of toys from around the world, including indigenous toys
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