Forces Science KS2. Have fun with forces with links to free to use interactive teaching resources.
Brunel's Britain Interactive
Interactive activities, fact files and videos covering Brunel's life and works. Includes design activities.
Harnessing Air Resistance Video
Children from Links Primary School in London investigate harnessing air resistance in order to safely drop an egg. They experiment with shapes of parachutes and ways of holding the egg safely. Will the eggs survive the drop?
How Air Resistance Affects Cars Video
The Bloodhound SSC is a supersonic car aiming for the world land speed record. A team of young Bloodhound investigators are set challenges by Dr Yan Wong. The investigators find out how Bloodhound will slow down.
Nails Trick Lesson Plan
In this activity you can balance 15 nails on the head of one nail, to see that using gravity to balance and counterbalance nails can produce some spectacular results. Lesson plan with downloadable instructions.
Science Investigators Lesson Plan
Pupils take on the role of Young Science Investigators, exploring science in the world around them. This section covers forces and includes the following: introductory animation, treasure hunt activity, poster and stickers, three practical, hands-on classroom activities, and activity sheets. Registration required but resources are free.
Wind Watch Interactive
Two hands-on science experiment ideas, measuring wind speed, measuring paper strength, each
supported by: worksheets, animations and multiple-choice quizzes. Registration required but resources are free.