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76 resources with the keyterm newton

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Equal and Opposite Thrust in Aircraft: You're a Pushover!

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
It's the law—every action requires a reaction, no matter how small. Pupils experience two demonstrations of Newton's third law of motion as it relates to thrust in the 10th segment of a 22-part unit on flight. Using their mathematical...
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Newton Car

For Teachers 7th - 11th Standards
If a car gets heavier, it goes farther? By running an activity several times, teams experience Newton's Second Law of Motion. The teams vary the amount of weight they catapult off a wooden block car and record the distance the car...
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Video 6 - Gravity

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Most people know the famous story of Sir Issac Newton and the apple. Watch that example animated, narrated, and explained. Class members can learn what gravity is, why it pulls things down, how strong it is, and how it's related to...
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Leading Scientist of the Scientific Revolution

For Students 6th - 8th
Quiz your class on how well they know the leading scientist of the scientific revolution. They answer seven multiple choice questions that require them to know each major contribution of each of the following scientists: Galileo, Newton,...
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Investigating Newton's Second Law Of Motion

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students participate in a lesson that investigates Newton's Second Law of Motion. They conduct an experiment of observing balls that are rolled down a ramp. The lesson includes background information for the teacher for preparation and...
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Isaac Newton's First Law of Motion

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Review Newton's first law of motion. This easy-to-follow clip demonstrates and explains how the law of motion is applied in space and on Earth.
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Pressure

For Students 6th - 8th
For this physics worksheet, students use the clues at the bottom of the sheet to complete the crossword related to pressure. There are 15 clues to solve in the puzzle.
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When Earth Fails: How Earth?s Physical Changes Cause Natural Disasters

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students examine natural disasters and some safety measures that should be followed.  In this natural disaster activity students write a narrative, and research safety procedures.
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Newton's First Law Crash!!

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine Newton's first law of motion and demonstrate how it applies to cars.  In this motion activity students complete an experiment and worksheet on speed and inertia.
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Introduction to Physical Science

For Teachers K - 5th
Students discuss Newton's laws of motion. In this motion lesson, students watch a video that explains Newton's laws. They play a marble game and watch for laws of motion and force. 
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Unbalanced Forces and Velocity

For Students 8th - 10th
In this unbalanced forces and velocity activity, students define 6 terms and solve 9 problems related to forces, velocity, speed, and motion.
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How Do Things Move?

For Students 9th - 10th
In this Newton's Laws learning exercise, students read about the scientific ideas of Newton and Galileo about the motion of objects. Students read about Newton's Three Laws of Motion and apply what they have read to answer 3 questions.
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Newton's Laws Review

For Students 8th - 10th
In this Newton's Laws worksheet, students solve 4 problems using Newton's Laws. Students explain their work and calculations using Newton's Laws and equations.
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What is Work?

For Students 7th - 11th
In this work worksheet, students will match vocabulary words with definitions: joule, Newton, force, and work. Then students will answer 8 problems based on the equation: work = force x distance.
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On The Move

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders engage in a lesson plan to investigate the Laws of Motion while observing different examples with the use of video lessons. They predict why objects move the way they do and then apply the new knowledge to identify the...
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3-2-1 Pop!

For Teachers 5th - 10th
Learners explore rocketry and demonstrate how rocket liftoff is an application of Newton's Laws of Motion. They construct a rocket powered by the pressure generated from an effervescing antacid tablet reacting with water.
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Research Ethics

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers develop an ability to distinguish between simple error, misconduct and fraud. Students are lead to consider a widening circle of the consequences of misconduct and fraud. They expand their knowledge on the...
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Planet Paths: Studying Planetary Orbital Paths

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers define and identify planetary orbit, ellipse, parabola, and hyperbola, and simulate Kepler's Second Law. They explore interactive websites demonstrating orbital motion and complete modeling activities.
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NASA: Work, Force, Energy and Motion

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A NASA narrator and a cute cartoon-like character named Norbert demonstrate that applied force and distance of motion allow us to calculate work. The relationship between work and energy is explained. The difference between potential...
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Phases of the Moon

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore why when you examine the moon depends on its location in relationship to the sun and Earth. The moon never goes away or changes shape-we just see a different fraction of sunlight being reflected from the moon to Earth.
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Newton's Third Law of Motion

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students move through five stations demonstrating Newton's Third Law of Motion. In this Newtonian physics instructional activity, students watch as the instructor uses a firecracker to demonstrate action and reaction. The students travel...
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Newton's Third Law of Motion

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students explore Newton's 3rd Law of Motion. In this physics lesson, students participate in various experiments that demonstrate the idea of action/reaction, such as a balloon launch, a skateboard activity, and a spring scale...
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Forces, Velocity, and Mass

For Students 9th - 12th
In this forces worksheet, high schoolers define acceleration, speed, velocity, and net force. Then students calculate net force on objects, order momentum of objects, and determine which object will acceleration the fastest. This...
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Video Worksheet: The Mechanical Universe – "The Apple and the Moon"

For Students 9th - 12th
For this gravity worksheet, students watch a video and describe how Newton, Copernicus, and Galileo helped explain inertia and gravity. This worksheet has 5 short answer questions.