Strand: Physical Sciences

Forces program content

Why do things roll, fall, bounce, slide, balance, spin or fly? See how forces affect an object’s movement. Examine the fascinating forces of gravity, air pressure, friction, magnets and spinning buckets.

Australian Curriculum

Year 4 – Forces can be exerted by one object on another through direct contact or from a distance.
Year 7 – Change to an object’s motion is caused by unbalanced forces acting on the object.

Primary Science Understandings

  • Yr 4 – Movement
  • Yr 7 – Changing motion

What the teachers said about the Forces show

Mr Doyle always puts on a great show for the kids. Even on Friday afternoon!!!!!
St. Jerome’s School