Forces KS1 Science. Learn about forces with these links to free to use educational science games and activities. Use on your white board for fun whole class ks1 lessons. 5-7 year olds will love the interactive and practical science lessons.
Forces And Movement Printable
Printable 29 page document covering: Planning, forces and movement and assessment. Registration required, resources are free.
Forces In The Playground Video
Children identify examples of forces, pushes and pulls in an adventure playground. The term 'force' is used when each example of a force is identified. Examples include pushing a gate and a pram, pulling a toy dog and pulling open a gate.
Friction As A Force Video
Children test how different surfaces can affect how moving objects stop. Everything we do requires a force, either a push or pull. In ten pin bowling, force is needed to knock down the pin and stop the ball.
Pushing And Pulling Lesson Plan
Through doing the activities in this pack, pupils should: know the difference between pushing and pulling, understand the effects of pushing and pulling on stationary objects, be able to predict what will happen when a toy car is pushed, be able to draw conclusions from an investigation and relate what they have learned to everyday occurrences.
Scientific Vocabulary Download
This resource contains lists of the key vocabulary used in many of the topics studied at primary level. Aimed originally at the five to seven age range, the lists could also be used to support older children learning these topics. The thirteen vocabulary lists cover the topics of: plants, forces and movement, materials and their properties, health and growth, light, sound, electricity, variation and living things and their habitats. Within each topic there are also word mats which help to develop an understanding of key scientific words. Registration required, resources free.
Super Science Download
The activities in this pack have been designed for use with children who have difficulty following instructions given purely in text and may have difficulties remembering a series of verbal instructions. The activities cover a mixture of topics including: magnets, forces, light, states of matter and sound. Using symbols and photographs to support learning, they are designed for use in class or within a science week or club to promote investigative work. Activities include: changing the pitch on an instrument, investigating planes and the water cycle. Registration required, resources free.