Force & Motion

Franklin@Home: Force and Motion

Welcome to your virtual classroom for Force & Motion! All around us, things are moving—objects, sounds, air, and water. Investigate how physical forces interact to create these movements and how we can design things to move the way we want them to.

Fun Activities

Try these Science Recipes:


Graphic illustration showing household objects like a lego and a close pin balanced on a finger, along with the words "3D sculpture"

Make your sculpture!
Grades 3-5, 6-8


Graphic showing cogs, balloon, binder clip, clouds and rocket with the words "Rocket Science"

Grades 3-5, 6-8

Fun Videos

Enjoy interactive videos that bring science to life!

Supporting Exhibits

Take your exploration to the next level at The Franklin Institute!


The Sand Pendulum interactive at the Sir Isaac's Loft exhibit at The Franklin Institute.

Sir Isaac's Loft - Play with physics and let Newton's Laws of Motion influence the fun!