Push-pull - PrimaryConnections

Push-pull - PrimaryConnections
Publication Date: July, 2012
Type of Resource: Unit of Work

This online resource introduces younger students to the concept of forces.

The resource details ways of engaging Year 2 students when learning about forces by investigating moving toys, floating and sinking, air and flight.

This inquiry-based unit provides advice and details activities designed to involve students in investigating how a push or a pull moves an object.

It includes 8 lesson plans, student worksheets and other resources that will support its implementation.

Additional Information

PrimaryConnections is a program developed by the Australian Academy of Science and is freely available to Australian educators through the National Digital Learning Resources Network via either the Scootle website or your local jurisdictional portal. This process requires registration on one of these sites and you will be asked to log in to access these resources.

Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 2 > Science Understanding > Physical Sciences > A push or a pull affects how an object moves or changes shape > ACSSU033