# Ch 5: Newton's Laws in Astronomy: Help and Review

### About This Chapter

The Newton's Laws in Astronomy chapter of this Intro to Astronomy Help and Review course is the simplest way to master understanding of the subject. This chapter uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long plus lesson quizzes and a chapter exam to ensure students learn the essentials of the topic.

## Who's it for?

Anyone who needs help learning or mastering Intro to Astronomy material will benefit from taking this course. There is no faster or easier way to learn introductory astronomy. Among those who would benefit are:

• Students who have fallen behind in understanding Newton's laws in astronomy
• Students who struggle with learning disabilities or learning differences, including autism and ADHD
• Students who prefer multiple ways of learning science (visual or auditory)
• Students who have missed class time and need to catch up
• Students who need an efficient way to learn about Newton's laws in astronomy
• Students who struggle to understand their teachers
• Students who attend schools without extra science learning resources

## How it works:

• Find videos in our course that cover what you need to learn or review.
• Press play and watch the video lesson.
• Refer to the video transcripts to reinforce your learning.
• Test your understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
• Verify you're ready by completing the Newton's Laws in Astronomy chapter exam.

## Why it works:

• Study Efficiently: Skip what you know, review what you don't.
• Retain What You Learn: Engaging animations and real-life examples make topics easy to grasp.
• Be Ready on Test Day: Use the Newton's Laws in Astronomy chapter exam to be prepared.
• Get Extra Support: Ask our subject-matter experts any Newton's Laws in Astronomy question. They're here to help!
• Study With Flexibility: Watch videos on any Web-ready device.

## Students will review:

This chapter helps students review the concepts in a Newton's Laws in Astronomy unit of a standard Intro to Astronomy course. Topics covered include:

• Newton's first law of motion
• Distinguishing between inertia and mass
• Mass and weight
• State of motion and velocity
• Defining force and types of force
• Balanced and unbalanced forces
• Free-body diagrams
• Net force defined
• Newton's second law of motion
• Determining the acceleration of an object
• Determining the individual forces acting upon an object
• Air resistance and free fall
• Newton's third law of motion
• Newton's laws and weight, mass and gravity
• Identifying action and reaction force pairs
• The normal force
• Friction defined and types of friction

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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