Who knew F=MA could determine the force of a free-falling elevator? Give your class this set of thirteen word problems for practice determining force, mass, and acceleration of everyday objects. One question introduces an object in a vacuum with no air resistance. Solutions are provided.
- Try some of these out! If you've got snow, consider testing some of these theories out to determine how much force is applied when a student pushes another on the sled
- There isn't much room to show work; learners should do this on the back or on another paper
- Interesting concepts give life application to physics problems