Defines force, Newton's First Law of Motion, and Newton's Second Law of Motion.
Use the interactive to explore Newton's Second Law of Motion.
John and Eric are bowling. Their bowling balls move at a constant velocity, represented by the slope of the line shown on the graph, until the bowling balls hit the pins. The pins act as an outside force and slow the bowling balls down. Drag John's graph to overlap Eric's graph.
Reviews Newton's first two laws of motion and the definitions of force and inertia.
Practice Newton's First and Second Laws questions
This is an activity for students to complete after reading the Newton's First and Second Laws Concept
Discover the answer to the penny dropping myth with the help of physics.
Discover the physics behind this famous parlor trick.
Explore how a basic understanding of physics will protect you from fake science.