Force

A collection by MsLW
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Recognizing Forces

Recognizing Forces

Think you can identify all the forces acting on an object in a real-world situation? Test your force sense with this interactive feature. More...

Interactive
The Physics Classroom
Forces and Motion

Forces and Motion

These simulations let you play with the forces involved in pushing around a dog, a fridge, and more. Make the forces balance or totally not balance. And don't forget to hire the Robot Moving Company.
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Interactive
PhET
Gravity Simulator

Gravity Simulator

In this game, stars, planets, and asteroids are your toys. Fling them into space. Watch gravity pull them into orbit around each other. And save the fantastic patterns you make. More...

Game
TestTubeGames
Faraday’s Electromagnetic Lab

Faraday’s Electromagnetic Lab

By playing with virtual magnets, as well as a virtual generator, compass, and transformer, you can see how electricity and magnetism work together. More...

Interactive
PhET
How Flight Is Affected by Unbalanced Forces

How Flight Is Affected by Unbalanced Forces

Planes would never leave the ground if not for unbalanced forces. Here, finally, is an explanation of what that means. More...

Article
Mansfield Middle School
Home Sheep Home

Home Sheep Home

Can you give your sheep enough of a shove to get home? Then you'll have won this game of brute force. More...

Game
ShauntheSheep.com
Balanced Forces

Balanced Forces

What happens if the forces on an object are balanced? Or if there are no forces acting on it at all? Find out with these force diagrams. More...

Article
BBC
Balanced and Unbalanced Forces

Balanced and Unbalanced Forces

If an object is slowing down, is it accelerating? To understand balanced forces, you must see the world as physicists do. More...

Article
The Physics Classroom
Forces Activity

Forces Activity

We can't see forces but we can see the effects they have on objects. Play around with gravity. Measure forces with newtons. And explore balanced forces with this interactive activity. More...

Interactive
BBC