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Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games

Come with us on a learning journey to the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018) and beyond.

Join in the excitement with fun, innovative, educational resources and activities to support Australian Curriculum learning areas, general capabilities and cross-curriculum priorities.

Stay tuned for our next resource on mathematical concepts in sport!

Bilby, Scott McPhee and Kieran Modra riding (CC BY-SA)

Forces in sport

Age range: 8-10 years

Curriculum links:
C2C Science Year 4 Unit 4 - Forces

These science activities explore how force affects the movement of objects. The student activities focus on understanding forces such as push, pull, friction and paired forces in different sports.

Student activity: Forces in sport Microsoft® Word document1.7M

More GC2018 resources

Olympic diversity: Year 6 Geography

Sporting heroes: Years 5-6 Japanese and French

Koalas - threatened species: Year 4 Science, Year 3 Maths

Migrant experiences: Year 6 History

Commonwealth Day: Year 3 History

Further information

The Embracing 2018 Global Education Program is part of the Embracing our Games legacy: Queensland's legacy for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games External LinkTM strategy developed by the Queensland Government in collaboration with the City of Gold Coast.

Schools on the Gold Coast have a unique opportunity to be involved in Gold Coast Schools Connect External Link. This engaged network keeps local schools informed, excited, enthusiastic and involved in GC2018 including opportunities to participate in the delivery of key GC2018 initiatives.

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This page was last reviewed on 15 Sep 2016

Related links

Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games External Link

Embracing our Games legacy External Link

Sports Super Centre, Gold Coast

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