Measuring Force: Lesson for Kids


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The units of force are named after a famous scientist and are called: _____.

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1. A race car that weighs 1500 kg accelerates from 0 to 60 mph (0.44704 m/s) in one minute. How much force did the engine generate?

2. If an object accelerating due to gravity (9.8m/s^2) experiences 98 newtons of force, what is its mass?

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The quiz/worksheet combo is available to help you see what you know about measuring force. The meaning of force and how it is measured are topics you need to know when you take the quiz.

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  • How force is represented in a diagram that depicts the amount of force placed on an object
  • Type of device that is used to measure force
  • The units of force named after a famous scientist
  • Definition of force

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  • Remembering details - remember what you learned about working with force in an example
  • Explaining information - read about the word force and explain it correctly

Additional Learning

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  • The effects of forces
  • Formula for force
  • Illustrating force