Friction Lesson for Kids: Definition & Examples


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Which of the following statements is true?

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1. Which of the following is NOT an example of friction as a helpful force?

2. Rubbing your hands together creates _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The worksheet/quiz combo helps you figure out how much you know about friction. You'll need to identify the thing that's created by rubbing your hands together and recognize an example of friction.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these tools to see what you know about:

  • Where frictional forces move
  • Something in a given list that has the least amount of friction
  • Characteristics of friction
  • What is not an example of friction as a helpful force
  • What is created when you rub your hands together

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - help you pick out the most important details from the lesson on friction
  • Information recall - remember the details you learned about the direction of frictional forces
  • Interpreting information - read and understand information about friction characteristics

Additional Learning

Learn more using the lesson named, Friction Lesson for Kids: Definition & Examples. This lesson can help you:

  • Review examples of friction
  • See how friction is created
  • Understand why friction is important