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26 resources with the concept net force

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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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Resultant Forces

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Feel like you're being pulled in many directions? Maybe you can figure out the resultant force! A video leads learners through a lesson on finding resultant forces when opposing forces are 180 degrees. 
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8th Grade Science Resource Book: Unit 2 - Physics

For Students 8th Standards
Get things moving with this extensive collection of physical science resources. Covering the fundamentals of measurement, graphing, lab safety, and experimental design as well as the specific scientific concepts of velocity,...
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Force and Motion

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Get the ball rolling with this upper-elementary science unit on forces and motion. Offering over three weeks of physical science lessons, this resource is a great way to engage the class in learning about simple machines, friction, the...
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Forces, Net Forces & Acceleration

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Pass along the knowledge of the great Sir Isaac Newton with this activity on the laws of motion. Including three separate problems, each involving multiple parts and calculations, this resource is a great way to monitor students'...
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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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Unit V: Worksheet 2 - Constant Force

For Students 9th - 12th
Physics learners studying force and acceleration practice solving eight problems with this assignment. They calculate acceleration and deceleration, net force, and distances required for stopping a moving object. Kinematics equations and...
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Forces that Oppose Motion - It's Not Just Science Friction

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A very scientific-looking but appealing set of slides helps you teach young physicists about the force of friction. First explain what static friction is and demonstrate how to solve problems. Then introduce kinetic friction and the...
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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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Graphing the Four Forces

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Using the Cartesian coordinate system, future flight experts plot points to determine whether or not an airplane will fly. With the four forces of weight, lift, drag, and thrust represented in different quadrants, your physics learners...
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Motion and Forces

For Teachers 8th
Unbalanced forces and the way that they create a movement is explained in this nice succinct collection of slides. There are a number of bullet points on these 5 slides, but the information is logical and easy to understand.
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Fnet = m•a

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Most pupils learn quickly how to apply Newton's Second Law equation to calculate net force. However, many struggle to determine net force before calculating the value of an unknown force from a force diagram. As part of a larger series...
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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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Getting Forceful with Motion - Newton's Second Law and Other Weighty Matters

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Take your physics class on a full-scale inquisition of Newton's second law of motion with this PowerPoint. Cute cartoon drawings of hands pushing bricks demonstrate the concepts in an engaging way. Viewers learn the formula for...
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Force, Velocity, and Momentum

For Students 9th - 12th
In this forces worksheet, students calculate the net force on different objects, define momentum, and describe how mass effects acceleration. This worksheet has 10 problems to solve, 2 matching, 4 fill in the blank, and 6 short answer...
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Forces, Velocity, and Mass

For Students 9th - 12th
In this forces worksheet, students define acceleration, speed, velocity, and net force. Then students calculate net force on objects, order momentum of objects, and determine which object will acceleration the fastest. This worksheet has...
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Forces and Motion

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this forces and motion activity, students describe inertia, acceleration, gravity, and friction using Newton's laws of motion. This activity has 22 short answer questions.
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Isaac Newton's 3 Laws of Motion

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this motion worksheet, learners review Newton's Laws of Motion including terms such as inertia and net force. Students complete 11 matching, 7 fill in the blank, and 7 problems to solve.
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Weight, Friction, Equilibrium

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this weight instructional activity, students review the equation for solving for the force of weight and review the kinds of friction. Students complete 10 matching, 7 fill in the blank, and 8 problems to solve.
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What is Force?

For Students 7th - 12th
For this forces worksheet, students give examples of different forces and explain how the forces work in a tug-of-war situation. This worksheet has 4 true or false, 1 multiple choice, 3 fill in the blank, and 5 short answer questions.
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Computing the Net Force

For Students 4th - 6th
Adorable little stick figures push and pull a cart of blocks to explain the push and pull of forces. Future physicists then define force and identify it in different situations on the worksheet that follows. Concepts covered include...
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Inertia

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students explore the factors that determine inertia and study Newton's first law of motion.  In this inertia lesson students complete an activity and write a prediction and explanation of what happened. 
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How Do Things Move?

For Students 9th - 12th
In this forces worksheet, learners review Newton's laws of motion and calculate the forces working on different objects. This worksheet has 1 graphic organizer and 5 short answer questions.
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Newton's Laws

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders distinguish between and apply Newton's Laws. They take a quiz reviewing Kinetic and Potential Energy. Students explain that they have just demonstrated Newton's three laws of motion. They also explain what forces are...