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Fantastic Forces

In this worksheet, students will answer questions about applying forces to objects. They will recall basic principles from Key Stage 1 and be introduced to the work of Sir Isaac Newton.

'Fantastic Forces' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Forces

Curriculum subtopic:   Gravity

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

When a force is applied to an object, it moves.

 

The size of a force can be measured using a Forcemeter which is sometimes called a Newtonmeter.

 

Sir Isaac Newton was a famous British scientist who is credited with writing many important laws about gravity and other forces. According to a famous story Newton sat under an apple tree and was hit on the head by a falling apple!

 

 He realised that the apple fell to the ground as a result of a force, which he later termed gravity.

 

Apple falling on Newton

Newton proposed several important laws which are still used by scientists today.

 

You may know that forces are measured in Newtons (N), after Sir Isaac Newton.

 

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