Students have already learnt about motion. What is a force? What can it do to bodies on which it is applied? What is its effect on motion? Answers to such questions are answered in NCERT Grade 8 Science Chapter 11, Force and Pressure. Force – A Push or a Pull, Forces are due to an Interaction, Exploring Forces, A Force can Change the State of Motion, Force can Change the Shape of an Object, Contact Forces, Non-contact Forces, Pressure, Pressure Exerted by Liquids and Gases and Atmospheric Pressure are some of the main topics discussed in this chapter.
The chapter begins by engaging the students in an activity that introduces the concept of Force to them. Throughout the chapter, the concepts are explained in a very simple and comprehensive manner with the help of daily-life examples for better understanding. Diagrams, images and activities add to the learning experience of the students. New technical terms, new concepts, definitions and other terms can be easily understood by the students as they are provided as a glossary and summary at the end of the chapter.
This chapter will take the students through the wonderful world of Force and Pressure. It will help them to not only develop a grip of the topic but also master the concepts that will help them to perform better. A foundation base for future complex topics, NCERT Grade 8 Science Chapter 11, Force and Pressure is easy to understand.
Get 100 percent accurate NCERT Solutions for Class 8 Science Chapter 11 (Force and Pressure) explained by expert Science teachers. We provide solutions for the questions given in Class 8 Science textbook as per CBSE Board guidelines from the latest NCERT book for Class 8 Science. The topics and sub-topics in Chapter 11 Force and Pressure are given below.
Ex 11.1 - Force - A Push or a Pull
Ex 11.2 - Forces are due to an Interaction
Ex 11.3 - Exploring Forces
Ex 11.4 - A Force can Change the State of Motion
Ex 11.5 - Force can Change the Shape of an Object
Ex 11.6 - Contact Forces
Ex 11.7 - Non-Contact Forces
Ex 11.8 - Pressure
Ex 11.9 - Pressure Exerted by Liquids and Gases
Ex 11.10 - Atmospheric Pressure.
We cover all exercises in the chapter given below:-
Chapter 11 - 10 Questions with Solutions.
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