5 - 7 YEARS OLD
2E - Forces and Movement -Year 2
much force do you apply and how far does something then travel?
the site you could discuss Newton's
Cannon and the idea that if you could apply enough
force - the cannonball would orbit the Earth.
ideas about dropping objects. Which object will
This piece of film on the internet might prove interesting:
would the Guinea
and the feather virtual experiment.
excellent activity is to take an old chalk board off the wall
and prop it up on the floor near the children.
them if it will make a noise? They usually say "yes!". Then
count down to letting it drop on its side. Ask the children
nearest the event what they felt/ saw....
good activity is rolling cars down ramps and measuring the
weight of the cars; height of the ramp; length of the roll
a good website for this:
in the last unit - you could use this
movie and get the children to write a vocabulary