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Research cards: friction

Research cards on individuals and projects that made contributions to how our ideas about friction have changed over time.

These research cards identify key people and projects that made contributions to how our ideas about friction have changed over time and can be used to help students understand how scientific ideas are developed.

Featuring:

  • Leonardo da Vinci
  • Guillaume Amontons
  • Leonhard Euler
  • Charles-Augustin de Coulomb
  • Philip Bowden and David Tabor
  • Atomic force microscope

This resource includes a writing framework to help students gather and process their research thoughts, ideas and further questions.

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Published: 6 October 2021


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