May the force be with you! Students study and experience forces, and how they relate to simple machines and structures in this fast-paced unit. Students build bridges, catapults, and towers. They participate in meaningful activities associated with the theme of each lesson which are followed with related student notes. The exciting format helps to keep student interest at its highest, rather than concentrating on the memorization of factual information. Optional activities add further flexibility to the unit, making it easy to use for the teacher. Students will learn to love science class. This Physical Science lesson provides a teacher and student section with a variety of reading passages, activities, crossword, word search and answer key to create a well-rounded lesson plan.