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F = ma ; Force = mass * acceleration

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    Newton's Second Law

    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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    Hot Air Balloon

    Hot Air Balloon

    by CK-12 //at grade
    Learn about Newton's 2nd Law - the relationship between force, mass, and acceleration, for a hot air balloon.
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    Everglades Airboat

    Everglades Airboat

    by CK-12 //at grade
    Learn about Newton's 2nd Law - the relationship between force, mass, and acceleration, for a wind-powered boat.
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    Unicycle

    Unicycle

    by CK-12 //at grade
    Understand the phenomenon of rolling without slipping, even under an applied torque, in the context of a unicycle.
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    Elevator

    Elevator

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    Understand the relationship between normal force, gravity, net force, and acceleration in the context of a ride in an elevator.
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    Airplane

    Airplane

    by CK-12 //at grade
    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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    Determining the Net Force

    Determining the Net Force

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    Newton's Second Law Interactive
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    Elevator Type Problems

    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 Practice

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  • Downloadable Quiz
    Newton's Second Law Quiz - PPB

    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

    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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  • Study Guide
    Newton's Laws Study Guide

    Newton's Laws Study Guide

    by CK-12 //at grade
    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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