# What are forces?

In this lesson, we will learn what forces are. We will also learn about contact forces and non-contact forces. Finally, we will test our knowledge with some application questions.

# Video

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# Worksheet

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Quiz:

# What are forces?

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

## Question 4

Q1.Which of these is NOT an example of a non-contact force?

1/4

Q2.If a golf ball and a ping pong ball were to fall at the same time, which would hit the ground first?

2/4

Q3.Which of these is NOT a practical use for magnets discussed in our lesson?

3/4

Q4.What would it feel like if two different sides of a magnet are brought together?

4/4

Quiz:

# What are forces?

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

## Question 4

Q1.Which of these is NOT an example of a non-contact force?

1/4

Q2.If a golf ball and a ping pong ball were to fall at the same time, which would hit the ground first?

2/4

Q3.Which of these is NOT a practical use for magnets discussed in our lesson?

3/4

Q4.What would it feel like if two different sides of a magnet are brought together?

4/4

# Lesson summary: What are forces?

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