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Forces and Magnets: Use the Force!

In this worksheet, students will work through a series of questions assessing their knowledge of contact and non-contact forces such as friction and magnetism.

'Forces and Magnets: Use the Force!' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Forces and Magnets

Curriculum subtopic:   Forces: Contact and Magnetic

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Worksheet Overview

Forces make objects move. 

Some forces need a contact between two objects. Others work without any direct contact with the object they act on.

Pushing and pulling are examples of contact forces.

Man pushing supermarket trolley

Magnetism and gravity are examples of non-contact forces.

Person holding magnet

In this worksheet you'll be finding out about the forces behind how magnets behave - now I call that attractive!

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