Worksheet - Determining the Net Force, Balanced and Unbalanced Forces

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A 4-page worksheet that teaches and reinforces the skill of determining the net force on an object and analyzing if the forces are balanced or unbalanced and if the object will ultimately accelerate or not accelerate by analyzing 10 free body or force diagrams.

Pages 1-2 Contents:

- Multiple forces acting on an object
- Additive forces and subtractive forces
- The effect of balanced forces on the motion of an object
- The effect of unbalanced forces on the motion of an object
- 10 free body diagrams that students analyze to determine net force and resulting motion

Pages 3-4 Contents:

- A full answer key for the 10 diagrams

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Relevant CC Standard(s) and/or NGSS Core Idea(s) Addressed by This Product:

Physical Science – Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions

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