• Force and Motion

    Learning Targets:

    1. Distinguish between contact forces and field forces
    2. Identify and describe the four field forces as they relate to the interaction of matter
    3. Explain the implication of Newton’s first law of motion on an object’s motion and the forces acting on the object
    4. State Newton’s second law of motion
    5. Solve problems by applying Newton’s second law of motion
    6. Apply Newton’s Universal law of gravitation to systems of objects
    7. Distinguish the concepts of mass and weight
    8. State Newton’s third law of motion
    9. Determine reaction forces using Newton’s third law of motion
    10. Draw free-body diagrams for objects and systems of objects
    11. Apply Newton’s second law of motion to objects/systems in equilibrium
    12. Apply Newton’s second law of motion to objects/systems being accelerated
    13. Explain the physical origins of friction
    14. Describe the conditions involving static friction and kinetic friction
    15. Solve problems involving systems of objects involving friction

    Powerpoints:

    1. Forces
    2. Newton's Laws
    3. Free Body Diagrams
    4. Friction

    Assignments:

    1. Forces Worksheet
    2. Newton's Laws Practice
    3. Simple Free Body Diagrams Worksheet
    4. Calculating Static and Kinetic Friction Worksheet
    5. Complex Free Body Diagrams Worksheet

    Labs:

    1. Newton's Laws Lab
    2. Friction Lab