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Learn About Pushing and Pulling Forces

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

'Learn About Pushing and Pulling Forces' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Year:  Year 5 Science worksheets

Curriculum topic:   Forces

Curriculum subtopic:   Gravity

Popular topics:   Physics worksheets

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Worksheet Overview

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


The size of a force can be measured using a force meter which is sometimes called a Newton meter.


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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