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Very simple explanation of why friction exists and the different types of friction.
Air friction, or air drag, is an example of fluid friction.
An interesting page on various aspects of friction.
A few good definitions relating to friction.
Shows how the normal force, friction and total force change when the body's weight, the coefficient of friction or angle of incline are changed.
An activity about friction - The force that slows you down and gets you going - investigate
A collection of interesting experiments dealing with friction, rockets and aerodynamics, illustrating Newton's laws.
Animation to show how three blocks will move with different masses and coefficients of friction, including a mathematical analysis
Interactive via mouse activity with numerical and graphical display. Mass and coefficient of friction can be varied.
Experiment to show how the mass of a body and/or force on a body can affect its kinetic energy.
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