Push & Pull Forces Lesson for Kids: Definition & Examples


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Which is an example of friction that could influence an object that is being pushed?

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1. Shooting a basket and kicking a football are examples of _____.

2. Brushing your hair and putting on a pair of socks are examples of _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These tools will test what you know about push and pull forces. Quiz topics include an example of friction where an object is being pushed and the type of force that is used when flying a kite.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The following points will be addressed:

  • The force used when putting on a pair of socks
  • Force on an object that doesn't move
  • A rock going down a mountainside and its force

Skills Practiced

  • Noticing differences - compare topics from the lesson, such as push and pull forces
  • Remembering details - remember what you've learned about the force that is used when shooting a basket
  • Learning practice - use what you know to answer questions about the force that can cause a rock to fall down a mountain and the force on something that isn't moving

Additional Learning

For more on forces, you can read or watch the lesson called Push & Pull Forces Lesson for Kids: Definition & Examples. The following topics will be covered:

  • Definition of force
  • The way friction works
  • Explanation of push as a force
  • Examples of objects that are moved with energy