# Forces: an introduction

An introduction to the forces topic looking at contact and non-contact forces, and comparing scalars and vectors.

# Video

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# Worksheet

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Quiz:

# Forces - An introduction

This quiz will test you on lesson 1 of forces. Please ensure you answer every question.

Q1.Identify the units of a force

1/7

Q2.True or False? A force is a push or a pull that acts on an object due to the interaction with another object.

2/7

Q3.Which of the following is an example of a non-contact force?

3/7

Q4.A scalar is a quantity that only has what?

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Q5.Which of these quantities is not a scalar?

5/7

Q6.A vector is a quantity that has what?

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Q7.Which of the following is an example of a vector?

7/7

Quiz:

# Forces - An introduction

This quiz will test you on lesson 1 of forces. Please ensure you answer every question.

Q1.Identify the units of a force

1/7

Q2.True or False? A force is a push or a pull that acts on an object due to the interaction with another object.

2/7

Q3.Which of the following is an example of a non-contact force?

3/7

Q4.A scalar is a quantity that only has what?

4/7

Q5.Which of these quantities is not a scalar?

5/7

Q6.A vector is a quantity that has what?

6/7

Q7.Which of the following is an example of a vector?

7/7

# Lesson summary: Forces: an introduction

## Time to move!

Did you know that exercise helps your concentration and ability to learn?

For 5 mins...

Move around:
Walk

On the spot:
Dance