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Newton's Second Law

Students use a Smart Cart to determine the relationship between a system’s mass, acceleration, and the net force being applied to the system.

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Standards Correlations

IB Topics AP Topics
2.2 3.B.1.1; 3.B.1.2; 3.B.1.3; 3.B.2.1

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Advanced Physics 1 Lab Manual

Newton's Second Law