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1,187 reviewed resources for laws of motion

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STEM on Station

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
The STEM on Station series offers students the next best thing to being astronauts on the International Space State. The 18 NASA videos in this collection bring viewers into the space station to observe how these teacher scientists live,...
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Newton's Third Law of Motion

For Students 9th - 12th
If it doesn't bother you that the graphic in the middle of the page is a bit blurry, you will find a stellar set of physics problems regarding action and reaction. Future phyicists practice applying Newton's thrid law of motion to Mr....
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Demonstration of Newton's First Law of Motion

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A scientist performs an engaging experiment to demonstrate Newton's First Law of Motion. He puts a blow-torch to a Hero's Engine to create steam, which sets the apparatus spinning. He explains that in space where nothing would act on it...
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Newton's Laws of Motion Illustrated with 3D Animations

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Sir Isaac Newton is introduced by a deep and calming voice. The voice and computer animations are used to explain the first Law of Motion, inertia. The video pauses and begins a segment on the second law of motion: force, mass, and...
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Demonstration of Newton's Second Law of Motion

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A scientist accelerates two balls of different masses at a masked and armored man. It is obvious which ball travels faster and farther, exemplifying Newton's second law. Insert this video, and others by the same creator, into your...
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Laws of Motion

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Do you need some new ideas for teaching Newton's Laws of Motion? This series of activities will spring your curriculum to life! Choose from five activities to demonstrate or have your science stars perform. As a result, they will have...
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Newton's First Law of Motion

For Teachers 6th - 9th
This is the first clip in a two-part series on Newton's First Law of Motion. Excellent examples and comprehensive explanations truly describe this law of motion. View part two for even more good teaching.
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Newton's First Law of Motion with a Yo-Yo

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders are introduced to, summarize, analyze and memorize Newton's First Law of Motion and experiment demonstrating the theory with a yo-yo. They state, sing, draw, or enact Newton's First Law of Motion several times and with...
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Newton's Three Laws of Motion

For Students 9th - 12th
Sir Isaac Newton is the father of physics. Study his three laws of motion during this video. The video instructor explains the first law in terms of inertia, the second law that gives us the formula for force, and the third law of...
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Practice Problems for Newton's Second Law of Motion

For Students 9th - 12th
A page of notes on Newton's second law of motion explains the use of the equation F=ma. Ten practice problems follow. For each, the learner systematically identifies each component within the problem and solves for the value that is...
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Acting on Newton's Third Law of Motion

For Teachers 9th - 12th
For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction. Your physics fans will react to you showing this PowerPoint by understanding Newton's third law! It is full of diagrams pertinent to the information being explained. A few...
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Newton's Laws of Motion

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Classical mechanics are introduced and Newton's Laws of Motion are explained, one at a time. Consisting mostly of still frames and a narrator's voice, this video is difficult to pay attention to. Rather than show it in the classroom,...
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Demonstration of Newton's Third Law of Motion

For Teachers 9th - 12th
How do rockets take off? A scientist explains as he launches a "Shaw Rocket" along a line. The explosion of the fuel causes an equal and opposite reaction, which is the movement of the rocket. There are videos by the same creator on...
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Inertial Mass, Weight, and Newton's Second Law of Motion

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The stage is set for you to guide future physicists through three forceful activities about motion. In the first, learners experiment with rolling carts to discover how objects interact. In the second, they inspect images of an object in...
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Rocket Races

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
And they are off! Using Styrofoam meat trays and balloons, individuals build racers that demonstrate Newton's Third Law of Motion. Pupils run their racers three times and make improvements between each trial. To conclude the activity,...
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Newton’s Second Law of Motion

For Teachers 8th - 10th
What happens when a force acts upon an object? Young physicists study four diagrams and interpret what will happen to the object with a instructional activity based on Newton's Second Law of Motion.
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Newton's Second Law of Motion (F=ma)

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
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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Study Jams! Force & Motion

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Set youngsters in motion when studying forces. This quick animated film stars Sam and Mia, two intelligent but cool kids who talk about forces and motion on the soccer field. Consider using this resource when preparing junior-high...
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NewtonÕs First Law and Eggs

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Spinning eggs and Newton's first law of motion, yes it's true. This really well done clip is perfect of class or homeschool use. It uses the example of a cooked vs. an uncooked egg to describe Newton's first law. Lots of light bulbs will...
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Study Jams! Newton's Third Law: Action & Reaction

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
What happens when two teens collide? Find out when RJ runs into Chloe in the school hallway! After their collision, they discuss Newton's third law of motion. Their collision is replayed a few times to identify the action and reaction of...
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Study Jams! Newton's First Law: Inertia

For Students 6th - 9th
Give your class some inertia with a far out video and multiple-choice questions about Newton's first law of motion. Several examples are given in an animated feature in a style that upper-elementary learners will enjoy.
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Newton's Laws of Motion

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders utilize Newton's Laws of Motion to explain how things move, create poster illustrating each law of motion, and present and explain their poster to classmates.
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Section 2: Newton's Laws of Motion

For Students 8th - 12th
Written as a textbook chapter review, this worksheet on Newton's three laws of motion is well-organized. You don't necessarily need to have the exact textbook to assign this as homework. Young physicists could either look the information...
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Science of NFL Football: Newton's Second Law of Motion

For Students 5th - 12th
Newton would have been a great football coach. A 10-part video series examines several physics topics through a football lens. Using Newton's Second Law of Motion, individuals learn how force applies to kicking a football.

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