Representing Forces

In this lesson we introduce balanced forces as forces of the same size in opposite directions. We also practice drawing free body diagrams.

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.What does a contact force require?

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Q2.Which of these is true of non contact-forces?

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Q3.Which of these is a contact force?

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Q4.Which of these is exerted by an engine?

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Q5.Which of these is in the same direction as the movement of the object?

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Q6.Which unit do we measure force in ?

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Q7.Which four forces act on a plane?

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Q8.Which force causes boats to float?

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.What does a contact force require?

1/8

Q2.Which of these is true of non contact-forces?

2/8

Q3.Which of these is a contact force?

3/8

Q4.Which of these is exerted by an engine?

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Q5.Which of these is in the same direction as the movement of the object?

5/8

Q6.Which unit do we measure force in ?

6/8

Q7.Which four forces act on a plane?

7/8

Q8.Which force causes boats to float?

8/8

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Quiz:

Representing Forces

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.What is the unit we measure forces in?

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Q2.What does a larger arrow mean?

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Q3.What does a smaller arrow mean?

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Q4.What does the direction of an arrow show us?

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Q5.Which force is an attraction between two objects with mass?

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Q6.Which force is an upward push of water on an object?

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Q7.Which force slows objects down as they slide past each other?

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Q8.Which force slows objects down as they travel through a liquid?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Representing Forces

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.What is the unit we measure forces in?

1/8

Q2.What does a larger arrow mean?

2/8

Q3.What does a smaller arrow mean?

3/8

Q4.What does the direction of an arrow show us?

4/8

Q5.Which force is an attraction between two objects with mass?

5/8

Q6.Which force is an upward push of water on an object?

6/8

Q7.Which force slows objects down as they slide past each other?

7/8

Q8.Which force slows objects down as they travel through a liquid?

8/8

Lesson summary: Representing Forces

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