Middle School / Physical Science

Newton's First Law

In this lab, students will use motion and force sensors to determine how the change in an object’s motion is related to the force (push or pull) applied to the object.


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13_Newtons_First_Law_Of_Motion.pdf 347.40 KB
PS-3852-13.pdf 468.63 KB

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Source: Lab #13

Middle School Physical Science Teacher Guide

Newton's First Law