Teachers Notes

This topic looks at forces in the context of investigating sailing boats. It includes activities measuring forces, timing movement and principles of fair testing. It is structured:

The topic concludes with some quizzes, outlined below.

Puzzles and Quizzes


On-screen crossword with help, or open and print out crossword (pdf)

Word Search

Paper-based word-search (pdf)

Word-search answers also available (not on pupil page)


5 quick multiple choice questions on forces. Self-marked, and answers can be corrected until all are correct.