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# Newton's First Law (Chapter 2 Lesson 2)

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Key Concepts/Learning Targets
•I know what Newton’s first law of motion is.
•I know how motion is related to balanced and unbalanced forces.
•I know the effect inertia has on the motion of an object.

•Unbalanced forces cause an object to move.
•According to Newton’s first law of motion, if the net force on an object is zero, the object’s velocity does not change.
•Inertia is a property that resists a change in the motion of an object.

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Tutorial

## Newton's First Law Flipped Video Presentation

Students watch presentation about Newton's First Law. Throughout the tutorial pause and write down key vocabulary notes. Feel free to write down any questions you may have for class discussion

Source: adapted from McGraw-Hill; Physical iScience

## Newton's First Law Presentation

Source: McGraw/Hill; Physical iScience

## Chapter 2 Lesson 2: Newton's First Law Vocabulary

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Source: McGraw-Hill; Physical iScience

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## Netwon's First Law: The Mixtape (example project)

For all those kids out there who want more BASS in their Basic Science!

Professor Vileero: Joshua N.

Source: Hush Clique Productions

## Newton's Laws: Crash Course Physics #5

I'm sure you've heard of Isaac Newton and maybe of some of his laws. Like, that thing about "equal and opposite reactions" and such. But what do his laws mean? And how do they help us understand the world around us? In this episode of Crash Course Physics, Shini talks to us about just that.

## Reading Coach - Chapter 2 Lesson 2: Newton's First Law

Lesson 2 text written for the approaching-level student

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Source: McGraw/Hill; Physical iScience

## Newton's First Law (Ch. 2 Lesson 2) Book Assignment

Essential learning: I know what Newton’s first law is, I know how motion is related to balanced and unbalance forces, and I know how inertia effects the motion of an object.

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Source: McGraw/Hill; Physical iScience

Source: Go Anime

## Professor Mac Explains Newton's First Law

Newton's First Law of Motion. Join Professor Mac as he explains Newton's First Law and conducts a beautifully animated experiment which will help you understand the First Law and apply it with confidence.

Source: learnwithmac

## Net Force

Source: McGraw Hill Physical iScience

## Newton's First Law of Motion

You will learn about "Newton's First Law of Motion" in this video. Sir Isaac Newton was one of the greatest influential scientists of all time. He formulated the 3 laws of motion.

Newton's First Law of Motion states that an object will continue to remain at rest or uniform motion unless acted upon by an external unbalanced force.

Let us consider an object at rest, like this ball. This ball will not move unless some kind of force acts on it, proving Newton's law. Newton's law also states that this ball will continue to stay in a state of constant velocity in the absence of an unbalanced force. This is hard for us to understand, as in human existence, we have always seen and believed that a moving ball will ultimately come to rest. The reason this happens is because there is an unbalanced force called the force of friction acting on the ball, making it stop. In the absence of frictional force or any other unbalanced force, this ball will continue to move with constant velocity, proving the second part of Newton's First Law of Motion.

Source: Smart Learning for All

## Newton in Space

In this 'Lift off to Learning' series video, astronauts (Charles Veach, Gregory Harbaugh, Donald McMonagle, Michael Coats, L. Blaine Hammond, Guion Bluford, Richard Hieb) from the STS-39 Mission use physical experiments and computer animation to explain how weightlessness and gravity affects everything and everyone onboard the Space Shuttle. The physics behind the differences between weight and mass, and the concepts of 'free fall', are demonstrated along with explanations and experiments of Sir Issac Newton's three laws of motion.

Source: NASA STI Program

## SCIENCE OF NFL FOOTBALL: NEWTON'S FIRST LAW OF MOTION

"Science of NFL Football" is a 10-part video series funded by the National Science Foundation and produced in partnership with the National Football League. In this segment, NBC's Lester Holt breaks down Isaac Newton's First Law of Motion and how it can change how fast players can speed the football up or slow it down. Professors Tony Schmitz of the University of Florida and Jim Gates of the University of Maryland explain why the control of inertia is so vital to the outcome of the game.

Source: Provided by the National Science Foundation and NBC Learn

## Forces and Motion: Basics - Tug of War

Identify when forces are balanced vs unbalanced.

Determine the sum of forces (net force) on an object with more than one force on it.
Predict the motion of an object with zero net force.
Predict the direction of motion given a combination of forces.

Source: HE PHET INTERACTIVE SIMULATIONS PROJECT AT THE UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO (PHET)

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## Forces and Newton's Laws of Motion

We think about what a force is and how Newton changed the world's (and possibly your) view of how reality works. Click on the image to watch some of the following videos and practice test:

## Safari Montage Playlist

To sign on to Safari Montage use the same user-name and password as you would to sign onto the school computers.

Real World Science: Forces

Featuring peer hosts and colorful graphics, this educational, live-action program explores the impact forces have on everyday life. The program covers the properties of forces, Newton's Laws of Motion, push and pull, friction, balanced and unbalanced forces, gravity, electromagnetism and pressure.

18 min 13 sec.

The Science of Disney Imagineering: Friction

Join Walt Disney Imagineer Asa Kalama on a ride into the world of imagination, inspiration and science -- the science of friction. Explore the Disney theme parks and learn how Disney Imagineers put friction to work as they design and build amazing attractions like Slush Gusher, the Richard Petty Driving Experience and Lights, Motors, Action! Extreme Stunt Show.

27 min 44 sec

Bill Nye: Motion

Bill Nye the Science Guy explains that nothing can move or stop by itself, that everything needs a push or pull--a force--to make it move or stop. Sometimes an object might seem to be at rest, even when it is in motion. Confused? It's all relative. Relative motion, that is. This live-action, fast-paced program also features comedy, music videos, interviews with real scientists, and hands-on experiments to make the concepts presented understandable and fun.

23 min 8 sec

Friction

In Friction, two young islanders, Olive and Troy, are delivering mail with a mammoth-drawn wagon when they learn how important the force of friction is as they attempt to slow down! Applying what they discover about friction, Olive and Troy test a variety of brakes, trying to find the type just right for them. Even with proper brakes, it does take some time to come to a stop, though. Young Troy and Olive find this out as they join their two delivery mammoths for an unscheduled bath after a foiled attempt to stop quickly! Part of the multivolume series The Way Things Work, based on the best-selling book by David Macaulay.

13 min 32 sec

Bill Nye: Friction

Bill Nye the Science Guy illustrates how various types of transportation utilize friction, from the use of traction in trains and the ''roll'' of ball bearings in skateboards and automobiles, to the lack of friction in a hovercraft. This live-action, fast-paced program also features comedy, music videos, interviews with real scientists and hands-on experiments to make the concepts presented understandable and fun.

23 min 4 sec

In this live-action, fast-paced program, Bill Nye the Science Guy talks about the center of gravity and its effect on balance. Features comedy, music videos, interviews with real scientists, and hands-on experiments to make the concepts presented understandable and fun.

21 min 41 sec.

The Science of Disney Imagineering: Newton's 3 Laws of Motion

Join Walt Disney Imagineer Asa Kalama on a ride into the world of imagination, inspiration and science -- the science of Newton's Laws of Motion. Explore the Disney theme parks and learn how Disney Imagineers put Newton's Laws of Motion to work as they design and build amazing attractions like Disneyland's Kugel Ball, The Golden Zephyr, the Liberty Belle Riverboat, Buzz Lightyear's AstroBlaster, California Screamin' and Crush 'n' Gusher.

28 min 59 sec

A&E examines the life and remarkable genius of Sir Isaac Newton, the ''Father of Modern Science.'' Using interviews with leading scientists, the program examines Newton's many discoveries and traces their impact, from the foundations of calculus and the laws of gravity, motion and inertia to his major work, ''Principia Mathematica.'' The program traces the vibrant social life and times of one of history's greatest minds, while also exploring his private struggles with loneliness and self-doubt.

45 min 52 sec.

Source: safari montage