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Grade 3 Forces and Motion
What is the force that pulls objects to the center of Earth called?
  1. motion
  2. friction
  3. gravity
  4. acceleration
  5. force
Grade 3 Forces and Motion
This is required to move an object.
  1. motion
  2. friction
  3. gravity
  4. force
  5. acceleration
Grade 3 Forces and Motion
When something changes position, it is in                .
  1. motion
  2. friction
  3. gravity
  4. acceleration
  5. force
Grade 3 Forces and Motion
A force can change the direction of a moving object.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 3 Forces and Motion
What is a force?
  1. a very loud noise
  2. a push or pull upon an object
Grade 3 Forces and Motion
A force is a                 or a                 that causes movement.
  1. push, taste
  2. push, pull
  3. pull, run
  4. pull, lift
Grade 3 Forces and Motion
The greater the force, the less the change in the position of the object.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 3 Forces and Motion
A force cannot change the shape of an object.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 3 Forces and Motion
                can be either a push or a pull.
  1. Force
  2. Operation
  3. Motion
  4. Plot
Grade 3 Forces and Motion
The dog is pulling on the leash. The boy is also pulling on the leash. Neither the dog or the boy move.
Pulling Force 2
Are the forces acting on the leash balanced or unbalanced?
  1. balanced forces
  2. unbalanced forces
Grade 3 Forces and Motion
What pulls things down to the ground?
  1. environment
  2. gravity
  3. matter
Grade 3 Forces and Motion
A boy kicks a soccer ball. The ball rolls away from him.
Pushing Force 4
Are the forces acting on the ball balanced or unbalanced?
  1. balanced forces
  2. unbalanced forces
Grade 3 Forces and Motion
                is a change of position.
  1. Motion
  2. Force
  3. Factors
  4. Gravity
Grade 3 Forces and Motion
                can either be a push or a pull.
  1. Friction
  2. Force
  3. Work
  4. Matter
Grade 3 Forces and Motion
The children are playing tug of war. They both pull on the rope. The rope moves to the left.
Pulling Force 1
Are the forces acting on the rope balanced or unbalanced?
  1. balanced forces
  2. unbalanced forces
Grade 3 Forces and Motion
What affects the distance an object travels?
  1. the amount of force used
  2. how long it takes to travel
  3. what time it is
Grade 3 Forces and Motion
The boy is pulling on a heavy wagon. The wagon does not move.
Pulling Force 3
Are the forces acting on the wagon balanced or unbalanced?
  1. balanced forces
  2. unbalanced forces
Grade 3 Forces and Motion
The soccer ball is on the ground. It is not moving.
Soccer Ball
Are the forces acting on the ball balanced or unbalanced?
  1. balanced forces
  2. unbalanced forces
Grade 3 Forces and Motion
The woman pushes the shopping cart. The cart rolls forward.
Pushing Force 3
Are the forces acting on the cart balanced or unbalanced?
  1. balanced forces
  2. unbalanced forces
Grade 3 Forces and Motion
Quinn accidentally drops his glass of cider. Gravity pulls the glass toward the floor.
Fall - Hot Cider - Small
Are the forces acting on the glass balanced or unbalanced?
  1. balanced forces
  2. unbalanced forces
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