For kids who want to learn about the world of forces

Forces for kids

What is friction?  


Friction is a everyday force. Friction allows to surfaces to meet for example a toy car and a carpet sometimes the object won't move smoothly Fun Fact! Did you know that friction produces heat if you rub your hands together just try and give it a go!.

                                                                                                                                                                                                    Gravity is what keeps us on the ground some planets dont have gravity so if someone was to go on that planet they will float around like a balloon Fun Fact! The reason a feather falls slowly is beacause there is alot of air ressistance that makes it fall down.


                                            s                                                                                                                                                         Air ressistance is a other type of friction that acts the oppsoite to the relative motion of any object moving with respect to a surrounding fluid Fun Fact! In about 1590 Galileo Galilei went on the top of the leaning tower of pisa and dropped many pairs of objects such as cannon balls, musket balls air resistance causes changes in accelaration.

Air ressistance