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Artist's impression of a roller coaster
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Publication Date: 02 September 2014

This online resource provides teaching strategies for teaching about friction as a contact force. 

Type of Resources: Teacher background info
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 4 > Science Understanding > Physical Sciences > Forces can be exerted by one object on another through direct contact or from a... > ACSSU076
A magnet
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Publication Date: 02 September 2014

This online resource provides teaching strategies for teaching about non-contact forces such as gravity, magnetism and electrostatic attraction.

Critical teaching ideas covered.

Type of Resources: Teacher background info
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 4 > Science Understanding > Physical Sciences > Forces can be exerted by one object on another through direct contact or from a... > ACSSU076
Artist's concept of a magnet
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Publication Date: 01 September 2014

This online resource provides strategies for teaching about magnetism as a non-contact force.

Type of Resources: Teacher background info
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 4 > Science Understanding > Physical Sciences > Forces can be exerted by one object on another through direct contact or from a... > ACSSU076
An artist's impression of the Earth
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Publication Date: 27 July 2014

This online Flash-based resource consists of four slides with diagrams, written explanations and a voice-over to assist students in understanding gravity.

Type of Resources: Interactive/Simulation
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 4 > Science Understanding > Physical Sciences > Forces can be exerted by one object on another through direct contact or from a... > ACSSU076
  • Year 7 > Science Understanding > Physical Sciences > Change to an object’s motion is caused by unbalanced forces, including Earth's... > ACSSU117
Artist's impression of a roller coaster
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Publication Date: 27 July 2014

This online Flash-based resource consists of seven slides with diagrams, explanations and a voice-over for students to understand what forces area and what they can do.

Type of Resources: Interactive/Simulation
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 7 > Science Understanding > Physical Sciences > Change to an object’s motion is caused by unbalanced forces, including Earth's... > ACSSU117
Artist's impression of a roller coaster
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Publication Date: 27 July 2014

This resource is a website where students can explore a range of topics about forces including: What are forces?

Type of Resources: Interactive/Simulation
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 7 > Science Understanding > Physical Sciences > Change to an object’s motion is caused by unbalanced forces, including Earth's... > ACSSU117
Astronaut
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Publication Date: 26 July 2014

This resource is a web page that has a video where Dr Derek Muller investigates what influences the speed at which objects fall.

Type of Resources: Video/animation
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 7 > Science Understanding > Physical Sciences > Change to an object’s motion is caused by unbalanced forces, including Earth's... > ACSSU117
An astronaut
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Publication Date: 26 July 2014

This online resource links to a video investigating whether the mass of an object influences how fast it falls.

Type of Resources: Video/animation
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 7 > Science Understanding > Physical Sciences > Change to an object’s motion is caused by unbalanced forces, including Earth's... > ACSSU117
Artist's impression of a magnet with nails stuck to it
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Publication Date: 08 June 2014

These downloadable MS Word documents explore non-contact forces (e.g., magnetism and gravity) and contact forces (e.g., friction and air resistance).

Type of Resources: Practical activity/investigation
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 4 > Science Inquiry Skills > Evaluating > Reflect on investigations, including whether a test was fair or not > ACSIS069
  • Year 4 > Science Inquiry Skills > Planning and conducting > Consider the elements of fair tests and use formal measurements and digital... > ACSIS066
  • Year 4 > Science Inquiry Skills > Processing and analysing data and information > Compare results with predictions, suggesting possible reasons for findings > ACSIS216
  • Year 4 > Science Inquiry Skills > Processing and analysing data and information > Use a range of methods including tables and simple column graphs to represent... > ACSIS068
  • Year 4 > Science Understanding > Physical Sciences > Forces can be exerted by one object on another through direct contact or from a... > ACSSU076
  • Year 4 > Science as a Human Endeavour > Nature and development of science > Science involves making predictions and describing patterns and relationships > ACSHE061