Rackheath Primary School

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Forces in action!

In Science we are now learning about forces, in particular – friction. We discussed what friction is and where friction can be found in everyday life. After learning that tread creates a lot of friction, the children headed outside for an experiment!


In teams the children dragged trainers (tied to a Newton/force meter) to see which surfaces created the most friction. The results were then recorded on clipboards and discussed back in the classroom.


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