Instructional Video

Strong Interaction: The Four Fundamental Forces of Physics #1b

There is a force stronger than electricity or gravity, so scientists named it the strong force. The video continues the explanation of the strong force and the way it works. It also describes the limitations, such as only working in very tiny spaces like a nucleus. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
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Instructional Ideas
  • Ask class members to name the fundamental forces before watching the video; many elementary and a few middle school text books teach that friction is a fundamental force, and this resource provides the perfect time to address that misconception
Classroom Considerations
  • While some comments are punny, others are not appropriate for displaying in the classroom
  • Assumes prior knowledge from the previous video in the series found here:
  • Provides closed captioning in English, Finnish, and French
  • Short, engaging video holds viewers' attention
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