The Effects of Forces Caused by Actions

 

A helpful and engaging resource aligned with the Australian Curriculum for Year 4 students who are completing the Science unit Physical Sciences (ACSSU076) with a focus on investigating the effect of forces on the behaviour of an object through actions such as throwing, dropping, bouncing and rolling.

 

The 15 informational slides provide learners with knowledge that can be applied to the 4 worksheets included in this download. An answer key is also included for easy marking!

 

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Students will learn about:

  • What forces are
  • What different forces can do to an object
  • How objects behave when a force is applied
  • How actions can affect the behaviour of a ball: throwing, dropping, bouncing and rolling
  • How to identify the changes that occur in everyday situations cause by different forces

 

Information covered in the informational slides:

  • What are forces?
  • What can forces do to an object?
  • How objects behave
  • Actions that can affect the behaviour of a ball
  • Throwing actions
  • Dropping actions
  • Bouncing actions
  • Rolling actions
  • Changes caused by forces in everyday life (5 quiz questions)
  • Conclusion

 

This resource includes 4 worksheets that improve student knowledge about friction.

 

An answer key is included for easy marking! ✓

 

Worksheet 1: Close Passage – The Effect of Forces on Objects

Worksheet 2: Multiple Choice and Short Answer Questions – The Effects of Forces

Worksheet 3: Fill in the Blanks – The Cause and Effect of Forces

Worksheet 4: Mini-Experiments – Exploring the Effects of Forces on Objects

 

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