This half term we are going to be investigating forces in science.
Below is a list of special vocabulary which will be very useful to know.
Please take a look.
Year Three – Forces Vocabulary
Force: a push, pull, twist or turn caused when two objects interact with each other.
Magnet: an object or device that attracts iron or another magnetic material.
Attract: pull towards.
Repel: push away.
Magnetic: attracted to a magnet.
Non-magnetic: not attracted to a magnet.
Iron: a metal that can be made into a magnet.
Pole: the area of a magnet where the magnetic force is strongest.
Magnetic North: the direction of the Earth’s magnetic North pole.
Compass: a device that aids navigation by pointing to the Earth’s North and South poles.
Prediction: what you think might happen in a scientific test.