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Investigate Stretches and Springs

In this worksheet, students will explore the world of springs, how they stretch and the forces involved.

'Investigate Stretches and Springs' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 1

Year:  Year 2 Science worksheets

Curriculum topic:   Uses of Everyday Materials

Curriculum subtopic:   Altering Shapes of Some Solid Objects

Popular topics:   Physics worksheets

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Worksheet Overview



Springs are found in loads and loads of things around you, and work by stretching and shrinking, pulling things as they do.


In this activity, you'll find out what sort of things contain springs, how they work and what happens when they stretch and shrink.


Springs are all about forces - you need to use force to make them stretch, and as they do so a force builds up within the spring.


Let's find out more!


pulling  a spring

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