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Read the information on friction and air resistance. Then try the fun activity and take the quiz.
Freddy's Friction tester
Help Freddy find out which is the best surface for his race track!
What are friction and resistance?
Fun facts to research followed by a 2 minute video for fast finishers
Information to research friction plus a video on space shuttle friction
Test different surfaces and see how far the car travels over them. Which surfaces cause the most friction? Then take a quiz.
Sid the Science Kid
Help Sid choose a surface to slide his block on, to knock over a tower
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air and water resistance