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# Newton's Third Law (Chapter 2 Lesson 4)

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Author: Jason Fritz
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•I know what is Newton’s third law of motion?
•I know why the forces in a force pair may not cancel each other out?
•I know what the law of conservation of momentum is?

•Newton’s third law of motion describes the force pair between two objects.
•For every action force, there is a reaction force that is equal in strength but opposite in direction.
•In any collision, momentum is transferred from one object to another.

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## Newton's Third Law of Motion Video Tutorial

Watch the presentation about Newton's "Third Law" and fill out key vocabulary definitions and other important pieces of the information. Don't forget to copy down the lesson summary and write down any questions you still have about the concepts from the lesson on the back of your sheet.

## Chapter 2 Lesson 4: Newton's Third Law

Source: McGraw-Hill; Physical iScience

## Chapter 2 Lesson 4: Newton's Third Law Vocabulary Cornell Outline

Watch the presentation about Newton's "Third Law" and fill out key vocabulary definitions and other important pieces of the information. Don't forget to copy down the lesson summary and write down any questions you still have about the concepts from the lesson on the back of your sheet.

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Source: adapted from McGraw-Hill; Physical iScience

## Reading Coach - Chapter 2 Lesson 4: Newton's Third Law

Lesson text written for the approaching-level student.

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Source: McGraw-Hill; Physical iScience

## Chapter 2 Lesson 4: Newton's Third Law Assignment

A force is a push or a pull upon an object that results from its interaction with another object.

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Source: McGraw-Hill; Physical iScience

## Newton's Third Law of Motion by Professor Mac

Newton's Third Law of Motion. Newton's third law is one of three laws developed by Sir Isaac Newton and introduces the concept of action and reaction forces. Join me to learn the key to applying Newton's third law and how Newton's third law is used to launch a rocket

Source: learnwithmac

## Newton's Third Law of Motion

You will learn about "Newton's Third law of motion" in this video. Newton's Third Law of motion states that for every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction.

When we sit on a chair, our body exerts a downward force on the chair. This force is called action. The chair also exerts an upward force on our body. This force is opposite to the downward force. This is known as reaction. If the chair would not have exerted a force, the chair would collapse and we would never be able to sit on a chair.

Do you know that Newton's Thirds law also helps birds to fly. When a bird is flying in the air, its wings exert a downward force on the air. Similarly, the air also exerts an equal and opposite force which pushes the bird upwards. This action- reaction combination helps birds to fly in the air.

Source: Smart Learning for All

## Collisions: Crash Course Physics #10

COLLISIONS! A big part of physics is understanding collisions and how they're not all the same. Mass, momentum, and many other things dictate how collisions can be unique. In this episode of Crash Course Physics, Shini sits down to lead us through an understanding of collisions. Plus, she brings a long our old friend Sir Isaac Newton.

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

In this segment, NBC's Lester Holt breaks down Isaac Newton's Third Law of Motion and how energy transfers between football players who collide during a game. Professors Tony Schmitz of the University of Florida and Jim Gates of the University of Maryland explain why momentum can keep a player moving or stop them in their tracks.

Source: Provided by the National Science Foundation & NBC Learn

## Projectile Motion - (click on image to go to virtual lab simulation)

Blast a Buick out of a cannon! Learn about projectile motion by firing various objects. Set the angle, initial speed, and mass. Add air resistance. Make a game out of this simulation by trying to hit a target.

Projectile Motion
Angle
Initial Speed
Mass
Air Resistance

Source: The PhET Interactive Simulations Project at the University of Colorado (PhET)

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## Newton's Laws of Motion Chapter Packet

Review packet option for student's choice assignment.

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## Chapter 2: Laws of Motion Flash Cards

Source: Quizlet adaptation of Physical iScience by Mr. Fritz

## NEWTON'S THREE LAWS OF MOTION

Whether they are sprinting down the ice, smashing into the boards or stopping on a dime, NHL players display an amazing mix of speed and strength. These athletic moves also provide great examples of Newton's Three Laws of Motion.

Source: Provided by the National Science Foundation & NBC Learn

## SCIENCE OF THE WINTER OLYMPICS: BLADE RUNNERS

The U.S. speed skating team has two best hopes against a powerful South Korean team that took three- of-a-possible-four golds in Torino: Apolo Ohno and J.R. Celski--an 18-year-old World Champion in his first Olympics. Speed skating is all about force and movement--what, in physics, are known as Newton's First Three Laws of Motion. Celski and physicist George Tuthill of Plymouth State University explain.

Source: Provided by the National Science Foundation & NBC Learn

## VideoBrief: Newton's Laws of Motion

A fun little video project done illustrating Isaac Newton's three laws of motion. The music is original as are the 3D animations and motion graphics. Let me know what you think about it. Does it effectively illustrate the concepts? I'd like to do more of these types of videos.

## Newton Laws of Motion for Kids

A fun video for kids explaining Newton's all laws of motion.

The 1st law states that 'Things want to keep on doing what they are already doing. It means that if you kick a ball, it will keep moving unless it is stopped by some external force. At the same it states that if a thing is in resting position, it will always be in that position unless some external force is applied on it to make it change its position.This law is also known as the law of inertia.

The second law states that' Force is directly proportional to mass and acceleration.This simply implies that harder we kick a ball, farther it will go and vice-versa.

3rd law states that there is a action & reaction act in a pair. In simple terms it says that for every reaction, there is an equal and opposite reaction.

## 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

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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
Bill Nye: Bill Nye: Balance
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
Sir Isaac Newton: The Sir Isaac Newton: The Gravity of Genius of Genius
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.