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This science scheme of work for Key Stage Two gets the children to conduct a test to investigate how friction can affect the movements of different objects. The class can record how far an object travels across a range of surfaces that produce different amounts of friction.

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to conduct a test to investigate how friction can affect the movements of different objects

Learning Objectives

Compare how things move on different surfaces. Setting up simple practical enquiries, comparative and fair tests.

Learning Outcomes

I can conduct a test to investigate how surface materials produce different levels of fiction. I can perform a fair test to investigate an idea.

Friction

Teaching sequence to help the children conduct a test to investigate how friction can affect the movements of different objects

Using Friction

Display posters for whole class discussion to help the children identify examples of fiction that can occur between surfaces

Testing Friction

Template to help the children record the results of an investigation into how friction affects the movements of objects

Friction

Interactive activity to help the children conduct a test to investigate how friction can affect the movements of different objects

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to conduct a test to investigate how friction can affect the movements of different objects

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