This box contains cars and slopes for carrying out tests to find out how far things move on different surfaces.
Year 3 Science Forces and Magnets
- compare how things move on different surfaces.
What’s in the box?
Forces ramp with:
- 2 reversible slopes which feature sandpaper, carpet underlay, plain wood and a foam surface.
- Stand with five height settings and a ruler printed on the side so that the gradient of the ramp can be altered to a variety of angles.
A pack of vehicles for testing.
Download the complete contents list here.
Activities to support the use of this box in school and at home
You could try our making paper aeroplanes forces and motion activity to investigate how the shape, size and weight of a plane affects how far it flies.
The Primary Science Teaching Trust has some additional careers links you may like to look at. These are called “A scientist just like me” and introduce children to a diverse range of scientists.
The downloadable power points relevant to this box are: