Useful Friction

Secondary KLA:
Educational levels:
Year 4, Year 7, Year 8

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Students use this resource consisting of six slides with diagrams, written explanation and voice-over to understand how friction is needed in movement and braking. The fact that friction produces heat and causes wear is also mentioned. There is a two-question quiz and a summary slide.

NSW syllabus outcomes

(SC4-10PW) describes the action of unbalanced forces in everyday situations

(ST2-7PW) describes everyday interactions between objects that result from contact and non-contact forces

Australian curriculum content descriptions

(ACSSU076) Forces can be exerted by one object on another through direct contact or from a distance

(ACSSU117) Change to an object’s motion is caused by unbalanced forces acting on the object

More information

Resource type:
Interactive Resource
ScOT topics:
Forces and energy, Friction, Brakes, Drag, Heat
File type:
Intel Corporation
Intel Corporation
Date created:
Friday, 7 March 2008

Resource ID: ec78a309-6a23-4dec-9df1-01c4196df22b