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Forces at the Olympics

In this worksheet, students will be offered an opportunity to explore the way in which forces are considered as part of Olympic sport.

'Forces at the Olympics' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Year:  Year 5 Science worksheets

Curriculum topic:   Forces

Curriculum subtopic:   Resistance and Friction

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

Sport is one area in which forces are a vital part of what goes on.


Children playing sport


The Olympics offer an enormous range of sports so let's have a look at how forces have to be taken into consideration when competing to win the gold medal.


Olympic medals

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