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Great Object Hunt: Forces

Find something that’s heavier than you; find something that generates friction…

Close-up of the wing of an aeroplane

Students explore the galleries and work together to choose an object for each challenge.

This activity is designed to encourage discussion about how science and technology have shaped our lives, with versions for Key Stage 2 and Key Stage 3.

Related gallery in the Science Museum, London

Learning outcomes

  • Make links between museum objects, curriculum science and their everyday lives.
  • Develop observation and communication skills.

Downloadable resources

Great Object Hunt: Forces KS2 (PDF Document)

Great Object Hunt: Forces KS3 (PDF Document)