Pushes and Pulls

Pushes and Pulls
Publication Date: April, 2014
Type of Resource: Teacher background info

This online teaching resource offers advice on how to approach teaching forces and motion to early years students.

This teacher resource discusses students' understandings of forces and motion, pushes and pulls.

It also details learning tasks that will engage students when investigating these concept.

There are also links to academic research on science education for younger primary students.

Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 2 > Science Understanding > Physical Sciences > A push or a pull affects how an object moves or changes shape > ACSSU033
  • Year Foundation > Science Understanding > Physical Sciences > The way objects move depends on a variety of factors, including their size and... > ACSSU005