This What Is a Force? video also includes:
What forces are acting on you right now? The video, produced by Veritasium, asks viewers to answer this question. It also quizzes them on what a force is defined as outside of Star Wars. Clicking through to a second video provides the correct answers.
- Encourage scholars to quiz people in their lives to see if they know the forces currently acting upon them
- Relies on prior knowledge of the meaning of perpendicular
- Best fits as an introduction to the normal force or free body diagrams
- This resource is only available on an unencrypted HTTP website. It should be fine for general use, but don’t use it to share any personally identifiable information
- Provides subtitles in Spanish for ELLs
- Interactive questions help maintain viewer attention