Some activities you might find useful (3)
All activities © Ed O’Neill 2002-6
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FORCES – balance the beam. Find out that a small force can balance a larger force.
And that this ‘scientific discovery’ has been used for hundreds of years in the creation of weapons such as the ‘catapult’ and ‘trebuchet’ (middle age weapons of siege).
Find out about FRICTION - why it is useful and a problem too!
Simulations are used to assist understanding.
The activity can be used in whole class, one to one or small group learning situations with the digital projector or PC screens.