Air resistance

A brief explanation of what air resistance is and how it can be reduced.

An investigation into friction (signed)

An investigation into friction, told through the animated story of Rapunzel.

An investigation of friction

An animated story about Rapunzel, who makes a slide to aid her escape from the tower.

Could you use an umbrella to parachute?

A demonstration of how parachutes are used to create air resistance.

Experiments to test air resistance

Do heavier objects fall faster than lighter objects? Astronauts test Galileo's theories.

Friction between the tyre and the road

An explanation of how friction occurs between a car tyre and the road and the effects.

Friction on the ski slopes

An investigation into friction on the ski slopes. Different types of skis are tested.

Friction on the ski slopes (signed)

An investigation into friction on the ski slopes. Different types of skis are tested

How is friction created?

An explanation of friction that uses a bobsled as an example.

Testing friction on the road

How friction on road surfaces is tested to ensure driver safety.