Loading please wait

The smart way to improve grades

Comprehensive & curriculum aligned

Try an activity or get started for free

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

Year:  Year 5 Science worksheets

Curriculum topic:   Forces

Curriculum subtopic:   Gravity

Popular topics:   Physics worksheets

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

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.


OK, let's find out about Fantastic Forces!

What is EdPlace?

We're your National Curriculum aligned online education content provider helping each child succeed in English, maths and science from year 1 to GCSE. With an EdPlace account you’ll be able to track and measure progress, helping each child achieve their best. We build confidence and attainment by personalising each child’s learning at a level that suits them.

Get started

Popular Science topics

Try an activity or get started for free