Publication Date: January, 2014
Type of Resource: Interactive/Simulation

This resource is a website where students can explore a range of topics about forces including: What are forces? Balanced and unbalanced forcesweight and gravity and frictional forces. Students can engage with information about forces and watch videos with interactive elements for all topics. Students can also self-assess each topic area by participating in an online, self-correcting quiz. The information provided is also able to be printed.

These resources would be best used in conjunction with an investigative unit of forces as the activities provide an excellent source of material for revision and review of forces.

Additional Information

There is no requirement for a log on or membership to view and all resources are able to be viewed in this region.

Some of the activities available with this resource requires the use of JavaScript and Flash. A pop-up will appear for you to install the required software, if your computer is not equipped with the latest versions.

The Flash-based activities will not work on an iPad.


Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 7 > Science Understanding > Physical Sciences > Change to an object’s motion is caused by unbalanced forces, including Earth's... > ACSSU117