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This article and associated student activity is suited to students in years 4, 6, 7, and 10 studying Physical and Earth and Space Sciences. They focus on the practical application of frictional forces and how an understanding of this impacts society.

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Years: 4, 6, 7, 10

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Topics:

Earth and Space Sciences –  The Changing Earth

Physical Sciences – Forces

Additional: Careers, Technology, Engineering

Concepts (South Australia):

Earth and Space Sciences – The Earth’s Surface

Physical Sciences – Forces and Motion