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Content description VCSSU064

Science / Levels 3 and 4 / Science Understanding / Physical sciences
Content description
Forces can be exerted by one object on another through direct contact or from a distance
  1. exploring how non-contact forces are similar to contact forces in terms of objects pushing and pulling another object
  2. investigating the effect of forces on the behaviour of an object through different actions, for example, throwing, dropping, bouncing and rolling
  3. comparing and contrasting the effect of friction on different surfaces, for example, the abrasion of tyres and shoes on a range of surfaces
  4. exploring the forces of attraction and repulsion between magnets
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