Ch 11: MTLE Physics: Laws of Motion

About This Chapter

The lessons in this chapter serve as a brief refresher on the laws of motion for the Minnesota Teacher Licensure Examinations (MTLE) Physics test, which is part of the licensure process for aspiring physics teachers in Minnesota.

MTLE Physics: Laws of Motion - Chapter Summary

Our subject matter experts created these short videos to prepare you for the MTLE Physics test. These lessons on the laws of motion will increase your competency and your ability to answer test questions on such things as:

  • The effect of force on motion as outlined in Newton's first law of motion
  • The relationship of force and acceleration as discussed in Newton's second law of motion
  • The relationship between two forces as seen in Newton's third law of motion
  • Mass, weight and gravity per Newton's laws
  • The Spring Constant as defined in Hooke's Law

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5 Lessons in Chapter 11: MTLE Physics: Laws of Motion
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Newton's First Law of Motion: Examples of the Effect of Force on Motion

1. Newton's First Law of Motion: Examples of the Effect of Force on Motion

This lesson describes Newton's first law of motion, also known as the law of inertia. The interaction between force and motion is explained. Several examples are used to discuss the implications of this law on earth and in space.

Newton's Second Law of Motion: The Relationship Between Force and Acceleration

2. Newton's Second Law of Motion: The Relationship Between Force and Acceleration

This lesson defines Newton's second law of motion. Examples are used to illustrate how unbalanced forces cause objects to accelerate. The examples are used to practice calculating acceleration and force for objects in motion.

Newton's Third Law of Motion: Examples of the Relationship Between Two Forces

3. Newton's Third Law of Motion: Examples of the Relationship Between Two Forces

This lesson describes Newton's third law of motion. Examples are provided to illustrate how interacting objects experience forces. The lesson explains how objects accelerate as a result of force. Applications of Newton's third law are illustrated in nature, machines, and space.

Newton's Laws and Weight, Mass & Gravity

4. Newton's Laws and Weight, Mass & Gravity

Did you know that mass and weight are not the same? This lesson describes the difference between the two as well as the effect of gravity on weight. Examples are used to teach you how to calculate weight based on mass and acceleration of gravity.

Hooke's Law & the Spring Constant: Definition & Equation

5. Hooke's Law & the Spring Constant: Definition & Equation

After watching this video, you will be able to explain what Hooke's Law is and use the equation for Hooke's Law to solve problems. A short quiz will follow.

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