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Forces (School)

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iPad
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Another award-winning science education app from Werkz Publishing (EDDIE Award from ComputEd Gazette).

*****A perfect app for a physical science or integrated science course that is designed to engage students to explore many types of forces, including gravitational, magnetic, electrostatic, frictional, mechanical, viscous, and more. It is designed to address the needs of all students in the topic.

*****Covers the subtopics of:
What are the different forms of force described in everyday terms?
What are the effects of forces in everyday life?
What are the types of forces?
Mechanical Forces
Air Pressure
Gravitational Force
Forces in Ropes and Rods
Magnetic Force
Magnetic Forces in Action
Electrostatic Forces
Frictional Forces
Viscous Forces
Air Resistance
Contact and Non-Contact Forces
Measuring Weight of Force
Measuring Mass

*****Includes:
A game to introduce the concept of forces
Hands-on investigations one can do at home or school
Many explorations to test your understanding of forces
Videos demonstrating forces in action
‘Think!’ questions to encourage critical-thinking

***** Other Key Features:
- Checkpoints
- Main Points summary
- Concept Map
- Test Yourself (summary questions)