Overview of Newton's Third Law of Motion

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What is Newton's Third Law of Motion?

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1. Which of these is an example of Newton's Third Law of Motion?

2. What is the equal and opposite force against gravity when on a flat surface?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The worksheet and attached quiz will help you to discover how much you comprehend about Newton's Third Law of Motion. Answer quiz questions based on topics such as examples of the law and an equal and opposite force against gravity.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Utilize the worksheet and quiz to:

  • Explain Newton's Third Law of Motion
  • Identify when the Normal Force loses out against gravity
  • Assess the reason for recoil in a paintball gun

Skills Practiced

Practice the following:

  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of gravity and how it is connected to Newton's Third Law of Motion
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding an equal and opposite force against gravity and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the reason a paintball gun recoils

Additional Learning

Learn more about this highly influential law of physics with the lesson called Overview of Newton's Third Law of Motion. The lesson will help you to understand the following study goals:

  • Assess examples of pushing back
  • Understand gravity as a force
  • Recognize the movement of objects and how they relate to gravity and other forces
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