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1 The Force of Friction There are many types of friction Rolling friction Sliding friction Static friction fluid friction Sliding Friction

2 Is friction occurring when you are playing indoor soccer? Explain your answer. Yes, between the ball and ground, ball and foot, feet and ground, ball and net… and the list goes on! Friction always causes 3 things to occur: (USE THE HINTS AT THE BOTTOM TO HELP!) Produces heat Slows objects down Wears down surfaces Rub your hands together… what do you feel? Check the soles of your shoes, what do you see? What do brakes do for a bike and car?

3 Friction Watch the following videos: 82ebfa025127/science-winter-olympics-science-friction shows/mythbusters/videos/phone-book-friction.htm

4 What do all of these activities have in common? Rolling Friction

5 Rolling friction is friction that occurs between surfaces in motion in which one of the surfaces is a wheel, roller, or ball. Examples: Riding a bike – tires and ground Bowling – ball and lane

6 What do you notice about all of these items?

7 Static Friction Static friction is friction that occurs when the surfaces in contact are at rest (not in motion). Examples: A book resting on a desk. A potted plant sitting on a sidewalk.

8 What do all of these activities have in common? Shuffleboard Sliding Friction Ice hockey Shuffle board curling

9 Sliding Friction Sliding friction is friction that occurs when solid surfaces slide over one another. Examples: Writing – pencil point and paper Combing your hair – surface of comb and strands of hair ROLLING friction is usually LESS than sliding friction.

10 What do all of these activities have in common? Fluid Friction Hang Gliding Wind Sailing Water skiing air hockey

11 Fluid Friction Fluid friction is friction that occurs when objects move across or through a fluid. Examples: Swimming – swimmer’s body and surface of water Greasing a squeaky door hinge – now the 2 hinge parts are sliding across a fluid (the grease)

12 Check for Understanding: discuss with your group. You do not have to write these down. Which type of friction is it? Pulling a wagon. Swimming in the ocean. Pushing a box across the floor. A vase sitting on a table. Riding a bike. A seagull soaring through the air.

13 Fluid Friction Air resistance is an example of fluid friction caused by the particles that make up air. It causes a falling object to slow down. Examples: Throwing a frisbee – frisbee is slowed down by air resistance Skydiving – parachute is slowed down by air resistance

14 Fluid Friction cont. FLUID friction is usually LESS than sliding friction. Lubricants change sliding friction to fluid friction. Lubricants are slippery substances. Grease for motor parts in a car Cooking oil so food won’t stick to bottom of pan Wax on bottom of surf board to make it move faster through water

15 Write your name in the upper right hand corner of a piece of paper (NOT IN YOUR NOTES) and number from You will be writing what type of friction the slide is showing. After the 10 slides the answers will be shown and you need to check your answers and then turn it in..

16 Which type of friction is this picture an example of?

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26 Write down how many you got wrong and explain why you got them wrong and what the correct answer is. When this is completed, turn it into the basket. 1.Rolling 2.Fluid 3.Sliding 4.Static 5.Sliding 6.Fluid 7.Rolling 8.Static 9.Sliding 10.rolling Answers:

27 What kind of friction is occurring between a pencil and desktop when you flick the pencil? Which has more friction?Sliding or Fluid friction? Which affect of friction can you feel on a tire after you rode it for 20 minutes? Friction from the rubber soles of your shoes and the floor allows you to do what when playing basketball or indoor soccer? (an affect of friction) Because of which affect of friction makes you have to sharpen your pencil after writing with it for a while? rolling heat Slow down and stop Wearing away sliding Discuss each question with your group and hit enter to reveal the answer.

28 Reflection Questions Reflecting what you’ve done: Write answer to the following question in your notebook after your notes you just took: 1. What have you learned about friction in this lesson? In your science notebook, summarize in 2 paragraphs (at least 4 sentences each) what you have learned about the force of friction.


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