Far side Mission
Students are in role of a new employee at SETI, the organisation leading the search for extraterrestrial intelligence. They perform a series of practical tasks to help them plan a mission to the Moon.
- Identify forces and represent their size and direction with arrows.
- Combine forces to decide if the result is a balanced or unbalanced force.
Blueprint curriculum link
- Unit: Contact forces
- Concept: Balanced & unbalanced: When the net force on an object is zero, it is in equilibrium and its motion is constant
- Learning stage: Acquire
- Teachers guide
- Powerpoint presentation
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