Newton's Second Law: Physics Lab

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What is Newton's 2nd Law in words?

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1. What is Newton's 2nd Law in equation form?

2. If you apply the same force to a baseball and a bowling ball, which will have the greatest acceleration?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo will give you a way to assess your skills in recalling and using Newton's Second Law. See if you can correctly answer questions about how to express Newton's Second Law in two forms and apply the law to practice problems.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Students will be tested on the following:

  • Expressing Newton's Second Law in word and equation form
  • Applying the relationship between force and acceleration to a real-world situation
  • Predicting the results of an experiment about Newton's Second Law
  • Identifying the weakness of the lab described in the lesson

Skills Practiced

  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve problems using Newton's Second Law
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Newton's Second Law in equation form
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about situations involving Newton's Second Law

Additional Learning

Expand your knowledge about Newton's Second Law, and review the lesson called Newton's Second Law: Physics Lab. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Understand what Newton's Second Law says about the relationship between force and acceleration
  • Complete a 9-step lab using a toy car to demonstrate Newton's Second Law
  • Learn how to create a graph using mass and acceleration data
  • Familiarize yourself with the equation that represents Newton's Second Law
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