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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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- Have groups record a prediction of what will happen prior to doing the activity
- Conduct the activity to ensure the books will slide on the surface with the rubber band force
- Requires a flat, level surface
- Provides pictures to show the setup of the activity
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