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LO: To demonstrate how force can slow down a moving object.

LO: To communicate about the effect friction has on yourself and on objects.

LO: To use the term "friction" correctly when describing a force.

Hook - Let's get excited for our learning!

Mrs. Parry, a superstar in the London 2012 Olympics, zooming down the track in the 400M sprint! But uh-oh, what's this? Suddenly, she takes a tumble!  Now, why did that happen? Did she have the right shoes on for lightning-fast speed? 🏃‍♀️ Or did she slip because there wasn't enough grip? Let's dive into the science behind Mrs. Parry's tumble and uncover the secrets of friction that can make or break a race!


Hook - Friction - Mrs Parry.mp4

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Authenticity - Why are we doing this?

What do you notice?

Can you underline any key words?

Knowledge - What do we need to know?

Application - Let's Get to Work!