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Equipment needed for today's lesson: 

The aim is measuring the resistance of different materials on a surface (friction).

 

1. A toy car

If this is not possible then an empty pot with a form of weight in it would work to enable it to move when placed on a slope. 

 

2. A board

Chopping board/place mat/ other flat and hard surface that is easily lifted.

 

3. 5 Different materials

Possible ideas: Foil, card, cardboard, paper, table cloth, carpet, bubble wrap, cling film, sandpaper. 

 

4. A ruler or tape measure

Start by watching this exciting video:

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