Plummeting Teddies | paulweeks2014

Not a Biological Burbling this week, but a Physical one. What shall we call it? Physics is not my strong point. Physical Fumblings, perhaps? Hmmmm, maybe not.

Anyway, I’m teaching Year 8 Science. Each term has a topic and we’re half way through Forces….

Now I never got on with Forces when I was at school. I hated the apparent abstraction. Worse, I hated the fact that I didn’t understand what was going on. Sure, you can feel the force of gravity pulling a brick down, but no-one could/would explain how a stationary, inert table exerts an upward Force. Where has this Force magically appeared…

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