Newton's Second Law of Motion (F=ma)

A Newton is approximately the weight of an apple, so force is measured in apples! Apply Newton's Second Law of Motion to determine the force acting on an object. 

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Instructional Ideas

  • Use as an introduction to Newton's Second Law of Motion
  • Flip your classroom by assigning the video as homework; use class time for practice and clarifying questions
Classroom Considerations

  • Viewing the video requires Internet access
  • Continues in a series of 49 physics lessons

  • Emphasizes vocabulary and explains new vocabulary in context

  • Does not include an example with the mass or acceleration as the unknown