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# PREPARED BY:

1. A force is a push or a
pull acting on an
object.
2. When we push or pull
on an object, we are
exerting a force on it.
Identify whether the activities below are
push or pull actions:

## a) Pressing the plasticine push

b) Stretching the plasticine pull
c) Climbing a tree pull
d) Ride on a bicycle push
e) Walk on the ground push
f) Chopping onion with a knife push
PUSH

plasticine

PULL
A B C
State the effect of force on each of the following activities:

## A : Press & stretch the lump of plasticine

Changes the shape of the plasticine

## B : Shifting a wooden block to the side of the table

Changes the position of the wooden block

C : Blow gently & hard at the ping-pong ball in the opposite direction
Changes the speed & direction of movement of ping-pong ball.
Lets do Activity 7.1
ACTIVITY OBSERVATION

## G Force change the direction of the magnet.

3. Applying forces to an object can cause;

## A change of shape of an object

3. Applying forces to an object can
cause;

## Move a stationary object.

Change its position or direction.
Increase or decrease the speed of a
moving object.
Slow down & stop a moving object.
A stone that is
thrown upward
will falls down
because of
gravitational
force.

a)GRAVITATIONAL FORCE

Air resistance.

## The force of gravity acts

equally on all objects.
In a vacuum, all objects fall
with the same velocity.
Figure 1: objects fall with the same
acceleration in a vacuum (left) but
with different accelerations through
air (right)
Different parts of the Earth experience
different gravitational forces.

Explanation
North pole
This is because the Earth
is oval.
The force of gravity is
Equator stronger at the poles &
weaker at the equator.
Gravity is stronger when
South pole you are closer to the
centre of the Earth.
b) FRICTIONAL FORCE

## A force that opposes the movement of one surface

over another.
Produced when two surfaces touch one another.
c) ELECTROSTATIC FORCE

## It is the force of attraction

between unlike charges or the
force of repulsion between like
charges.
c) ELECTROSTATIC FORCE

## It is produced by charged objects, which

are non-conductors of electricity. This
may be a plastic, glass & rubber.
When a plastic ruler is rubbed with a dry,
woolen cloth, the ruler becomes
charged. It can attract small pieces of
paper that are not charged.
d) MAGNETIC FORCE

## It is the force of attraction or repulsion between magnets or

magnetic material.
Like poles of magnets repel each other.
Different poles of magnet attract each other.
solenoid

e) ELECTROMAGNET

An electromagnet is a type
of magnet in which the
magnetic field is produced
by the flow of electric
current.
An electromagnet is a
temporary magnet.
The magnetic field
disappears when the
current is turned off.
1. The unit of force is the newton (N)
2. A spring balance is used to measure the
magnitude.
3. If a spring is 5 cm long and a load
stretches it to 8 cm long, then the
extension of the spring is

8 5 = 3 cm
The extension of a spring is directly proportional to the
The extension of the spring increases when the load on
the spring increases.
Try this out...!

QUESTION
Figure shows the extension of a spring by 2 cm when a
load of 4 N was suspended on it.
Calculate the increase in length when a load of 6 N is
suspended on it.
SOLUTION

4 N extend 2 cm
6 N extend ? cm

6/ 4 x 2 = 3 cm

QUESTION 2

## A spring without any load has the length of 10 cm. This

spring stretches to 35 cm if a load of 25 N is attached to
it. What is the extension of the same spring if a load of
10 N is attached to it.

10 cm
A cup that is
placed on a
table does not
move. WHY?

## The cup does not move because

of the friction between the
table & the cup.
The magnitude of the frictional force that acts
between two surfaces depends on the
a) Nature of the surfaces

## If the surfaces are rough, the

frictional force will be greater.
If there is oil or grease between
the surfaces, the frictional force
will be smaller.
A

## Rough surface will generate more friction compare to the

smooth surface.
b. Weight of the moving object
The greater the weight, the greater the frictional
force.

B
Frictional force does not depend on
the area of contact surface.
EXPERIMENT 7.1:
HOW DIFFERENT TYPES OF SURFACES AFFECT
FRICTIONAL FORCE

## TYPES OF SURFACES MAGNITUDE OF

FRICTIONAL FORCE (N)
Table

Sand paper

Glass rods

Beans

CONCLUSION:
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The rougher the surface, the greater the frictional force.
What are the
frictional force?

## 1. Enable us to carry out daily activities

such as walking, running, climbing,
dancing etc.

## 2. Braking system making moving

vehicles slow down or stop.

## 5. Enable things to lean on.

What are the
frictional force?

## 1. More energy is needed to move a

vehicle or object
2. Causes the surface in contact to wear
out.
3. Produces unnecessary heat
Car engines becomes hotter because of friction.
pulled

## The wooden block is just about to move when the

spring balance shows 4 N.
Which statements below is correct regarding the
magnitude and direction of friction.
A. The magnitude of friction is twice that shows on the
spring balance and acts in the same direction as the
pulling force.
B. The magnitude of friction is 4N and it acts in the
opposite direction to movement.
C. The magnitude of friction 2N and it acts in the
opposite direction to movement
Methods of reducing friction

friction.

## 2. Lubricants such as oils & grease are

applied to moving parts to reduce
friction.
Methods of reducing friction
3. A space shuttle is streamlined to reduce
friction & provide very little resistance to
a flow of air.

## 4. Hydrofoil boat The layer of air

between the hull of a hydrofoil &
the water allows the hydrofoil to
move at high speed.
Methods of reducing friction

5. HOVERCRAFT
Vehicle that moves above
water or land by gliding on a
cushion of air it creates by
blowing downward.
Methods of reducing friction

6. MAGLEV TRAIN
This train use the basic principle of magnet. As the train
floats on the track, there is no contact with the ground,
so less friction is produced.
WORK
1. Work is the product of the force acting on an object & the
distance moved by the object in the direction of the force.
2. S.I. unit for work is newton metre (Nm) or joule (J).
3. Work is also a measure of the amount of energy used.

FORMULA
Work done (J) = Force (N) x Distance moved in the
direction of the force (m)
WORK
wall

over a distance.
Try this out...!

QUESTION 1

## Jamie uses 200 J of energy to lift a 10 kg box to a certain

height. What is the height?

Solution

[Assume 1 kg = 10 N]

200 J = 100 N x d
d = 200/ 100
d=2m
POWER
1. Power is the rate of work done
2. The S.I unit for power is joule per second ( Js ) or
watt (W).
3. Power is a measure of how fast work is done.

FORMULA
Power (W) = Work done (J)
Time taken (s)
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QUESTION 2

## A boy weighs 55 kg carries

a box of 2kg when
climbing a stairs of vertical
height 5 metres. Calculate
the work done by him.

2850 Nm/ 2850 J
Try this out...!

QUESTION 3

## A girl weighs 45 kg carries

books of 3kg. She climbs a
stairs in 20 seconds.
Calculate the power
generated by her.

72 Watt
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QUESTION 4

## A student climbs up a 6m high staircase with a 3.5 kg

parcel in 40 seconds. If the power used by the
student is 87 W, what is the mass of the student?

Try this out...!

QUESTION 5

## A soldier weighing 750 N carries a knapsack & a rifle

weighing 100 N and 50 N respectively. He is ordered to go on
a 10 km march. How much power does the soldier have if he
completes the march in 5 hours?
Solution
[Assume 1 km = 1000 m]

= 9 000 000 Nm

## Power (W) = 9 000 000 Nm / (5 hours x 60 x 60) s

= 500 W
1. A man carrying a sack of rice walks for 40 m in 20
seconds. He weighs 50 kg and the sack of rice weighs
10 kg. How much power does he produce?

## 2. A pupil weighing 60 kg climbs 15 steps up a staircase

in 40 seconds. Each step of the stairs is 20 cm high.
How much power is produced as he climbs the stairs?

## 3. A car weighing 500 kg is being towed through a

distance of 0.4 km. How much power in kW is needed
to tow a car in 10 seconds?
QUESTION 1

## A spring of 7 cm is stretched to 10 cm when a 10 N load is

placed on it. A load X is placed on it & the spring stretched
to 13 cm. Find the weight of load X?