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17 resources with the concept normal force

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What Is a Force?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What forces are acting on you right now? The video, produced by Veritasium, asks viewers to answer this question. It also quizzes them on what a force is defined as outside of Star Wars. Clicking through to a second video provides the...
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What Forces Are Acting On You?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
You may not realize it, but you get pushed around every day. What forces are acting upon you? Young physicists explore gravitational force and normal force in a video that demonstrates both forces and their directions as they move...
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Horse and Cart

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Can a horse pull more than its weight? A simple simulation answers this question and more. Pupils adjust the mass in a cart, the mass of the horse, the acceleration of the horse, and the angle of the tension rope between the horse and...
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Sprinter

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Why do sprinters wear spiked shoes? Scholars explore various styles of shoes and how they handle forces when running. Scholars adjust variables including shoe type, horizontal force, surface type, and normal force to determine which...
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Elevator

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Do you weigh slightly less when an elevator first starts its descent? The simulation teaches the change in the force based on the acceleration, constant speed, or deceleration of an elevator. Scholars control the mass and acceleration...
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Pirate Ship

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Everything that happens is an interaction, from the wind blowing a sail to a cannon ball being thrust out of a cannon. A simulation shows the interactions involving a sail, air, ball, pirate, cannon, deck, ocean, and the Earth and the...
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Loop-the-Loop

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
What prevents a roller coaster from falling when it goes upside down? Scholars experiment with a roller coaster simulation controlling the mass of the coaster, the height of the hill, and the radius of the loop. They learn which factors...
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May the Force Be with You

For Students 8th Standards
You won't have to force your classes to complete these engaging activities! Through exploration, young scientists learn that force has both magnitude and direction. They draw force diagrams, investigate force models, and complete a...
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Potential and Kinetic Energy: The Roller Coaster Lab

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Ron Toomer, a famous roller coaster designer, suffered from motion sickness. Pupils design their own roller coasters, learning about potential and kinetic energy in the process. Labs focus on the importance of drop height, energy...
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Free Body Diagrams

For Students 9th - 12th
How can you keep track of all the forces acting on an object? Pupils learn how to use a free body diagram to represent the forces acting on an object. After explaining the different forces, the instructor leads viewers through a series...
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Forces

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed Standards
Is your class struggling with Newton's Second Law? Then show them a presentation that covers everything physics scholars need to know about forces. Starting with gravity, the slides focus on Newton's Laws of Motion, and end with an...
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Typical Numeric Questions for Physics I - Forces

For Students 7th - 12th
Let's get moving! Newton juniors solve 19 problems using force, speed, and acceleration equations. This is a nifty worksheet that includes a few diagrams and multiple choice selections for each question. It provides the straightforward...
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Sliding Mass Problems

For Students 9th - 12th
Physics masters solve five sliding mass problems. For each, there are a few different values to be determined: normal force, force of friction, acceleration, velocity, coefficient of friction, or net force. Pupils must draw a force...
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Free Body Diagrams #2

For Students 9th - 12th
In this free body diagram worksheet, students solve 14 problems using given free body diagrams. They determine the magnitude and numerical value of the normal force, they find the magnitude of the frictional forces, they determine the...
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Fettucini Physics

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students design a structure capabl;e of holding a textbook. They demonstrate that the weight of a textbook is offset by the normal force exerted on the book by the structure.
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Newton's Laws of Motion

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students investigate the effect of thin films to surface friction. In this physics lesson, students calculate the coefficient of friction using mathematical formulas. They discuss its importance in their everyday lives.
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CD Slide

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify the different types of friction. In this physics lesson plan, students explain how weight affects friction. They calculate normal force and coefficient of friction using a mathematical formula.