Third Law Simulation

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Keep calm and use the force! Joey pulls a cart and scholars adjust the force required to control the movement. Through simulating different scenarios, participants learn about Newton's Third Law. It includes analysis questions throughout to ensure applied learning.

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CCSS: Adaptable
NGSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Discuss how the force of friction might change the results if scientists accounted for it
Classroom Considerations

  • Requires a free CK-12 account to access the interactive
  • May not work in the Chrome browser
Pros

  • Simulation does not move on until the answer is correct
  • Offers hints when students give the incorrect answer
Cons

  • None
NGSS