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Newton's Second Law

F = ma ; Force = mass * acceleration

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Newton's Second Law

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The acceleration experienced by an object will be proportional to the applied force and inversely proportional to its mass. If there are multiple forces, they can be added as vectors and it is the net force that matters.

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• Interactive Simulations

Hot Air Balloon

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Learn about Newton's 2nd Law - the relationship between force, mass, and acceleration, for a hot air balloon.

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• Interactive Simulations

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Learn about Newton's 2nd Law - the relationship between force, mass, and acceleration, for a wind-powered boat.

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Unicycle

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Understand the phenomenon of rolling without slipping, even under an applied torque, in the context of a unicycle.

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Elevator

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Explore different types of forces acting on a airplane, including lift, drag, thrust, and gravity. learn about the relationship between the net unbalanced force acting on an object and its acceleration.

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Airplane

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Explore the notions of "apparent weight" through a Newton's 2nd Law analysis of a trip in an elevator.

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Forces in One Direction

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Demonstrates Newton's second law of motion through the principle of applied force.

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Elevator Type Problems

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Elevator problems and how acceleration affects the normal force are explained in this video with an example.

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Newton's Second Law Practice

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Newton's Second Law Quiz - PPB

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Use F=ma to solve for and know the relationships between force, mass, and acceleration, know that w=mg is a version of Newton's Second Law.

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• Critical Thinking

Newton's Second Law Discussion Questions

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A list of student-submitted discussion questions for Newton's Second Law.

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Newton's Laws Study Guide

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This study guide looks at Newton's three laws, free body diagrams, and types of forces, including the force of gravity, normal force, and friction force.

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