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High School Physics

(10 Units, 91 Lessons)

Unit 3 - Newton's Laws(16 Lessons)

Defining Force

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Big Idea:Students find out just how much they really know about forces.

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13 Resources

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Forces as Vectors

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Big Idea:Students play tug-of-war today with twine and spring scales.

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19 Resources

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An Introduction to Free Body Diagrams

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Big Idea:Students use the vector nature of forces to draw free body diagrams.

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19 Resources

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Newton's First Law

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Big Idea:Students engage in a friendly competition that demonstrates inertia.

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19 Resources

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Newton's Second Law in 1-D

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Big Idea:1-D motion and Newton's Second Law collide today.

16 Resources

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16 Resources

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Newton's Second Law in 2-D

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Big Idea:Today students identify how an object's acceleration changes when horizontal and vertical forces are present.

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17 Resources

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Ramping up Forces

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Big Idea:Today we ramp up our knowledge of forces with a PhET Simulation.

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15 Resources

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Practicing Newton's Second Law

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Big Idea:So many forces, so little time! Today, students collaboratively solve problems using Newton's Second Law.

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16 Resources

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Tensions, Pulleys, & Elevators - Oh My!

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Big Idea:Students stretch, pull, and lift their way into the world of forces!

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15 Resources

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Tension Lab

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Newton's Laws

Big Idea:Students explore tensions with spring scales and different masses.

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16 Resources

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Figuring out Friction

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Big Idea:Students figure out the quantitative definition of friction and then see it in action!

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16 Resources

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Newton's Third Law

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Big Idea:Students define Newton's Third Law and then find evidence of it in a 2013 science fiction thriller movie, Gravity.

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14 Resources

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An Atwood's Machine Inquiry Lab

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Newton's Laws

Big Idea:Mass, acceleration, and friction are all part of our inquiry lab today!

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19 Resources

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Newton's Laws AP Practice

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Newton's Laws

Big Idea:Students prepare for the AP Physics 1 Exam by working through practice problems.

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20 Resources

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Newton's Laws Review

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Newton's Laws

Big Idea:Students apply and demonstrate their knowledge of Newton's Laws.

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18 Resources

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Forces Unit Test

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Newton's Laws

Big Idea:Students shine when they take today's unit test on forces
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17 Resources

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