7 - 11 YEARS OLD
6E - Forces in Action - Year 6
involves taking measurements using force meters.
Show the children the Exploratorium site - your
weight on other planets.
the difference between weight
how the unit of force (Newton) got its name.
two force meters and show how Newton's last
law is true.
History of Gravity section on this site is highly relevant
here especially the Newton
at the animations and explain the ideas by practical demonstrations.
previous units' notes.