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92 resources with the concept newton's second law of motion

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STEM on Station

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
The STEM on Station series offers students the next best thing to being astronauts on the International Space State. The 18 NASA videos in this collection bring viewers into the space station to observe how these teacher scientists live,...
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AP Physics 1 and 2 Inquiry-Based Lab Investigations

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Have you ever wondered what type of AP Physics investigations The College Board wants? This is the guide for you! Sixteen labs covering both Physics I and II will get you started and inspire you to meet the requirement of 25 percent of...
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Forces of Motion: Rockets

For Teachers 5th - 9th Standards
Young scientists design a rocket to launch using Newton's Laws of Motion in order to discover for themselves the forces of motion. 
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Physics Skill and Practice Worksheets

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Stop wasting energy searching for physics resources, this comprehensive collection of worksheets has you covered. Starting with introductions to the scientific method, dimensional analysis, and graphing data, these skills practice...
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Investigation: Acceleration

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Take a look at acceleration within the context of automotive technology. They vary the mass on a toy car and run it down a ramp, exploring Newton's second law of motion. Though this is a classic lab activity, you will appreciate the...
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Immovable Object vs Unstoppable Force - Which Wins?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Take Newton's second law of motion to a new level by considering an un-acceleratable object with infinite mass. The idea is mind-blowing, but it is thoroughly explored in this clever video clip! Challenge your high school physicists by...
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STEM: Lou-Vee Air Car

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
A comprehensive lesson plan on acceleration awaits your physicists and engineers! Two YouTube videos pique their interest, then sample F=ma problems are worked and graphed. The highlight of the lesson plan is the building of a Lou-Vee...
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Investigating Pressure

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Play "Would You Rather" with your physical science class as an anticipatory set. Each game question is related to the pressure put on an area of the body. Let this activate a discussion on forces, pressure, and area. Give your class...
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Unit V: Worksheet 3 - Constant Force

For Students 9th - 12th
Force equals mass times acceleration. Physics whizzes apply this formula to six different diagrams, solving eight acceleration problems in all. This is a practical assignment, perfect for homework when practicing Newton's second law of...
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Newton's Second Law and More

For Students 9th - 12th
Follow the adventures of Fluffy, The Wonder Hamster. Junior physicists calculate his weight on different planets, the force of his rocket engine, and the acceleration and velocity of his toboggan. Fluffy will challenge and entertain your...
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Newton's Second Law

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Three memorable activities build on each other to give physics masters a firm grasp of Newton's Second Law. Pupils play with a lab cart on a flat surface and on an incline to confirm that force is equal to mass times acceleration. In the...
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Utah Open Textbook: Physics

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Textbooks come in all shapes, sizes, and media these days. An electronic textbook resource offers Physics materials for a full course. The text offers an explanation of physics topics as well as examples of calculations and reading...
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Straw Rockets

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
Scholars become rocket scientists as they take off on a journey exploring Newton's laws of motion. After learning the laws of motion, pupils design their own investigations using straw rockets. They highlight their literacy skills in a...
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Lou-Vee-Air Car

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Who said teaching a STEM lesson had to be challenging? Incorporate a career and technology-centered car build into your upcoming force lesson plan, and your class will be moving down the road in no time! Pupils practice...
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Physics Tug of War

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Slide books with a little assistance from Newton. Using books, groups create a demonstration of Newton's Second Law of motion. Pupils compare the distance traveled by one and two books when they apply a force to them.
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Go, Car, Go

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Full speed ahead! Young learners conduct an activity using toy cars and ramps. They collect data on mass, speed, and time to investigate Newton's second law of motion. Ideally, they'll come up with the equation F = ma.
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Air-Powered Mini Rocket

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Does the position of the clips make a difference? The activity provides directions to build and test a paper rocket. Pupils attach paper clips to the rocket in different configurations and measure the distance the rocket flies each time....
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Blade Runners—Science of the Winter Olympics

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Race to learn the insight of Sir Isaac Newton. A helpful video uses speed skating to explain Newton's laws of motion. Force, acceleration, mass, and momentum all work together to make a successful speed skating race.
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Downhill Science—Science of the Winter Olympics

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Newton would have made a first-rate skier! A video lesson analyzes Newton's second law from a skiing perspective. The narrator explains how the force, mass, and acceleration can work together to create a winning run.
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How Fast Do Objects Fall?

For Teachers 9th Standards
Does weight make a difference? A instructional activity presents the concept of acceleration of falling objects. Using two objects with different surface areas, the teacher demonstrates how air friction affects a falling object. Pupils...
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Forced to Learn

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Physics is phun and this inquiry activity phull of phacts! With a set of materials, scholars must design their own experiments to better understand Newton's Laws of Motion. Pupils visualize the direct relationships between force, mass,...
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Collisions: Crash Course Physics #10

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Time for a crash course! The 10th installment in a video series describes the physics behind collisions. With a focus on momentum and energy, the narrator describes both elastic and inelastic collisions.
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Bottled Up Energy

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The potential of a new vehicle design is great. Using the design process, teams draw and build a car out of a bottle. Their cars must take advantage of potential energy to make them move. The groups then test and modify their designs...
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Science of NFL Football: Newton's Second Law of Motion

For Students 5th - 12th
Newton would have been a great football coach. A 10-part video series examines several physics topics through a football lens. Using Newton's Second Law of Motion, individuals learn how force applies to kicking a football.