Newton's Third Law: Physics Lab


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What is Newton's 3rd Law?

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1. A fly smashes against a windshield. How does the force on the car in the collision compare to the force on the fly?

2. In the Newton's 3rd Law physics lab, why did the cork go further than the car?

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About this Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz will provide practice problems and scenario questions to test your ability to apply Newton's 3rd Law to real life situations. Use this printable worksheet to review relevant study topics.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Define and apply your comprehension of the following:

  • Newton's 3rd Law
  • Shopping cart with a force of 20 newtons due north
  • The reason why the cork shot out of the bottle
  • Why a cork went further than the car

Skills Practiced

Practice the following skills in this assessment:

  • Making connections - use understanding of Newton's 3rd Law
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve physics practice problems
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge of Newton's 3rd Law to answer scenario questions
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Newton's laws

Additional Learning

To learn more about Newton's 3rd Law, study the adjacent lesson called Newton's Third Law: Physics Lab. This lesson contains the following objectives:

  • Apply Newton's 3rd Law using a physics lab
  • Define Newton's 3rd Law
  • Understand force, mass & acceleration
  • Make connections between Newton's laws