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Air Resistance 3

In this worksheet, students will be exploring the effects of air resistance and working their way through an investigation on air resistance.

'Air Resistance 3' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Forces

Curriculum subtopic:   Resistance and Friction

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

 Mrs. Bates's science class were investigating air resistance. To do this they had made some paper spinners that looked like this:

 

 Air spinner

 

When the young scientists dropped the spinner it fell to the ground, spinning rapidly as it did so.

Mrs. Bates asked them to discuss in groups what they thought was happening and how the spinner could be modified to change the rate at which it dropped.

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