Contact and non-contact forces



Forces make the world work.  Without them, energy couldn’t be transferred between different types of energy stores, and life would become very boring indeed – in fact, life wouldn’t have developed in the first place.  In this video, we’ll introduce the idea of a force before going on to look at the some of the different types of forces.

Key Words

direction, shape, contact force, non-contact force, air resistance, normal reaction, tension, magnetic, gravitational, electrostatic, push, friction, pull, force, speed