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Autumn 1 Forces


In 1667 Sir Isaac Newton discovered gravity. The children learnt about the difference between mass and weight and then investigated the relationship between the two. 

How can we create a parachute with the most air resistance? We made them different sizes and timed how long it took to fall. We then tried to create the most buoyant piece of clay, so it would float.