This lesson aligns with the Common Core State Standards:
"STANDARD 6 - Force and Motion
The competent science teacher understands and applies the concepts that describe force and motion and the principles that explain them.
6B. understands the concepts and interrelationships of force (including gravity and friction), inertia, work, power, energy, and momentum
6G. describes the effects of gravitational, electromagnetic, and nuclear forces in real life situations."
Student note guide or "fill in the blank" to the PowerPoint lesson III in the "Forces" unit - Introductory physics. This lesson examines Newton's third law of motion and how it relates to action/reaction forces; describes and calculates momentum; and discusses the law of conservation of momentum.
PowerPoint lessons contain many graphics and links to short videos to further student understanding.
PowerPoint slides also contain notes for the instructor based on students most "frequently asked questions" or FAQ's to help clarify the subject.
A class activity is included at the end of each lesson.
*All PowerPoint lessons; review programs; student worksheets/activities and assessments for this unit can be found under the "Introductory Physics Complete Unit III Forces" zip file folder.
Terms/concepts covered in this lesson include:
Newton's third law
Law of conservation of momentum
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