Forces & magnets

Session 1

We will investigate forces and where we can see them in action. We will look at how it can be measured. We will make our own balloon powered car.

Session 2

Today we will look at friction and how different surfaces can affect the speed an object travels.

Session 3

Today we will investigate different types of magnets and what makes them stronger or weaker.

Session 4

Today we will learn about magnetic poles and what a magnetic field is. We will look at how magnets can attract and repel each other.

Session 5 (Additional session for ASC)

Today we will find out what an electromagnet is and how it works. We will even make one of our own using a simple battery.