What Goes Up, Must Come Down, Probably…


This lesson in physics will focus on force and motion.

We all deal with physics everyday, it is all around us and is always affecting the way we move and live. This lesson will help teach kids all about the fundamental forces that are acting on objects all around us while also having fun at the playground! This is a great STEAM lesson for kids in grades kindergarten to 5th grade.

In this lesson we will:

Visit a playground to learn about the fundamental forces acting on all objects

Throw a ball, go down a slide

Have a tug-of-war to learn about opposing forces

This lesson contains:

Full hands-on lesson about force and motion

Concepts and Vocabulary

Time to complete:

20+ minutes


Physics, Force and Motion


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