Science - Key Stage 1 (5-7 year olds)
With this activity children can see the effects that different pushes or pulls can have on an object. It provides a good discussion opportunity for a topic on forces.Forces and Movement Science Clips Flash
The first section has a simulation of different sized vehicles being pushed along a track and the second has quite a searching quiz which looks at factors which affect the movement of things such as friction and gravity. Ages 6 to 7 years.Pushing and Pulling Flash
Activities where children should find out the difference between pulling and pushing and have the opportunity to predict what will happen when a toy car is pushed.Identifying Forces Flash
Children are asked to identify the forces needed to move an object either by pulling, pushing or twisting. Teacher clarification of some pictures may be required.