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A blockbusters quiz about forces and motion

A blockbusters quiz that revises basic ideas about forces and motion

The site includes a video introduction, then instructions for making and flying tumblewings.

Excellent game that involves trying to match the displacement/time or velocity/time graphs shown on the screen.

This interactive roller coaster ride produced for Teachers' Domain illustrates the relationship between potential and kinetic energy. As the coaster cars go up and down the hills and around the loop of the track, a pie chart shows how energy is transformed back and forth between gravitational potential energy and kinetic energy. Play online or download.

Resources for teaching a lesson about the use of different balls in different sports, including a video.

One of a set of animations that you can download an play. This one is about distance-time, speed- time and acceleration time graphs for a skater.

Students watch the video then do a quiz

Excellent interactive animation that graphs force, velocity and acceleration as you apply a force.

The Physics Classroom Tutorial is an online physics tutorial written for physics students aged 14 – 16. This section covers describing motion using words, graphs and equations. Students check their understanding after each section with self check questions. There are some useful animations in the Multimedia Studios section on the site.

A site that revises acceleration, speed time graphs and how to find distance, and the difference between speed and velocity.

An activity that revises distance-time and velocity-time graphs.

An activity that revises types of forces, resultant forces and their effects, including terminal velocity and F=ma.

A summary of the equations of motion with some test questions.

A site that revises velocity and acceleration, including the distance between a vector and a scalar, and methods of measuring velocity and acceleration.

A site that revises distance time graphs, including how they are constructed and finding velocity from the gradient.

A site that revises distance time graphs, including how they are constructed and finding velocity from the gradient.

Detailed practical instructions and other notes that explain how to do simple motion experiments with dataloggers.

A site that revises speed and distance time graphs.

A site that revises forces, mass and acceleration and the link between forces and stopping distance.

A site that revises forces involved in braking, and thinking, braking and stopping distances.

A comprehensive site that covers forces, motion and pressure

A wealth of information about mechanics, very clearly presented.

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