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49 resources with the keyterm newton's laws of motion

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Project X-35

For Teachers 9th - 12th
If you want to have your space science superstars build and test rockets, NASA has crafted a comprehensive guide for you! In collaborative groups, high schoolers construct soda bottle rockets and apply Newton's laws of motion. Everything...
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Motion and Forces

For Teachers 7th - 12th
A substantial but viewer-friendly selection of slides presents the topics of forces and motion. The simplicity of format and content make this perfectly suited to an introductory physical science course. Slides begin by addressing...
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Laws of Motion

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Do you need some new ideas for teaching Newton's Laws of Motion? This series of activities will spring your curriculum to life! Choose from five activities to demonstrate or have your science stars perform. As a result, they will have...
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Inertial Mass, Weight, and Newton's Second Law of Motion

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The stage is set for you to guide future physicists through three forceful activities about motion. In the first, learners experiment with rolling carts to discover how objects interact. In the second, they inspect images of an object in...
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Crumble Zone: Designing a Bumper to Study Impulse and Momentum

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Using lab carts, physics minors plan and construct bumpers to minimize their impact against fixed wooden blocks. 
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Playing with Parachutes

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
This lesson certainly will not be a drag! Little engineers design parachutes that make use of air resistance and, as a result, slow the descent of the payload as much as possible. It is an opportunity to teach about many motion concepts:...
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Newton's Laws of Motion Illustrated with 3D Animations

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Sir Isaac Newton is introduced by a deep and calming voice. The voice and computer animations are used to explain the first Law of Motion, inertia. The video pauses and begins a segment on the second law of motion: force, mass, and...
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Chapter 6 - Practice Problems: Forces

For Students 9th - 12th
Zip through 13 physics problems with force! Equations are printed in large text in the upper-right corner of the page. Pupils change friction forces, deal directly with Newton's second and third laws of motion, and name fundamental...
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Airboats

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Oh what fun! Make a forceful impact on your physics fans by having them construct mini air boats. They use a balloon to propel paper boats across their tabletops. They choose a variable to alter: size, shape, materials, and fly their...
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Physics Unit 1 Study Guide

For Students 9th - 12th
Clearly intended for the first unit your physics class at the beginning of the school year, this six page document serves as a review. It covers foundational concepts such as the scientific method, precision and accuracy, significant...
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CPO Science - Foundations of Physics

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
An object in motion will remain in motion, and your physics learners will really get moving by viewing this PowerPoint! They examine each of Newton's laws of motion, learning about force, inertia, acceleration, and equilibrium. They are...
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Lesson 3: Acceleration and Force

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A nine-page physics resource supports your lesson on acceleration. A step-by-step lesson plan walks you through the materials you need, the background information, steps for leading experimentation, and the explanation of the results....
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Boat Hull Design

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Working in small groups high schoolers develop three alternative boat designs. They discuss the rationale for the type of hull, propeller, location of ballast, and type of building material used in their design. They build their boat.
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3-2-1 Pop!

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Pairs of space scientists or junior physicists construct and deploy antacid-powered rockets. Through this activity, they observe Newton's Laws of Motion. The plan is detailed and well-organized. Resource links include professionally...
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Ultimate Table Trick Challenge

For Teachers 5th - 10th
There's a lot going on here: air pressure changes, inertia, and chemical reactions. All of this occurs in 60 seconds time! As an end of the year physical science assessment, consider showing this video clip and then having learners write...
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Ultimate Table Trick Challenge

For Teachers 5th - 10th
There's a lot going on here: air pressure changes, inertia, and chemical reactions. All of this occurs in 60 seconds time! As an end of the year physical science assessment, consider showing this video clip and then having learners write...
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Roller Coaster Project

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Emerging engineers work in teams to design pipe insulation roller coasters for marbles that meet specific parameters. They are required to label along the track the areas where kinetic and potential energy are highest and lowest, where...
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The Tablecloth Trick

For Teachers 5th - 10th
You might not be able to pull a rabbit out of a hat, but you could certainly pull a tablecloth out from under a place setting! Display inertia and Newton's first law of motion for your future physicists or magicians by performing this...
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Newton's Laws of Motion

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Classical mechanics are introduced and Newton's Laws of Motion are explained, one at a time. Consisting mostly of still frames and a narrator's voice, this video is difficult to pay attention to. Rather than show it in the classroom,...
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The Tablecloth Trick

For Teachers 5th - 10th
You might not be able to pull a rabbit out of a hat, but you could certainly pull a tablecloth out from under a place setting! Display inertia and Newton's first law of motion for your future physicists or magicians by performing this...
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Section 2: Newton's Laws of Motion

For Students 8th - 12th
Written as a textbook chapter review, this worksheet on Newton's three laws of motion is well-organized. You don't necessarily need to have the exact textbook to assign this as homework. Young physicists could either look the information...
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Force Diagrams

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Seeming incomplete, this slide show introduces physical science novices to the balancing of forces and drawing force diagrams. The first seven slides work well to meet this purpose. The remaining slides, however, turn viewers over to...
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Newton's Laws of Motion

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders utilize Newton's Laws of Motion to explain how things move, create poster illustrating each law of motion, and present and explain their poster to classmates.
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Newton's Laws

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Beginning with definitions of mass and foce, this excellent set of slides summarizes Newton's Laws of motion and universal bravitaions. Components of each law are explained along with examples and questions to inspire discussion. This is...