How the world works – Forces unit of inquiry
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Our Central Idea:
Forces act all around us and impact our daily lives.
Lines of Inquiry
- The types of forces
- Scientific investigation
- The effect of forces on our daily lives
- What are the types of forces?
- How scientists investigate forces?
- How do we use forces in our everyday life?
Learner Profile focus
This unit explores Forces and has a strong science focus. The main forces we focus on are;
– gravity & air resistance
start / stop
push / pull
fast / slow
motion / move / movement
float / sink
attract / repel
Mathematics – measurement, number, data handling, problem-solving
Language- reading non-fiction texts, communicating to explain