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Newton’s Laws of Motion. Chapter 19 Forces Section 3 pg 739 Section 4 pg 743. Isaac Newton “The force was with him". Born & studied in England One of the most influential scientists of all time His discoveries of forces led to his credit of the Newton. Outline of Today’s Lesson.

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Newton s laws of motion

Newton’s Laws of Motion

Chapter 19 Forces

Section 3 pg 739

Section 4 pg 743


Isaac newton the force was with him

Isaac Newton “The force was with him"

  • Born & studied in England

  • One of the most influential scientists of all time

  • His discoveries of forces led to his credit of the Newton.


Outline of today s lesson

Outline of Today’s Lesson

Main Idea: Newton’s Laws of Motion

  • First Law of Motion

  • Second Law of Motion

  • Net Force = Mass X Acceleration

  • Third Law of Motion

  • Review Notes

  • Discuss Homework for next class


Newton s first law of motion

Newton’s First Law of Motion

  • Also known as The Law of Inertia

  • Inertia has a 2 part definition:

    Part I: If an object is moving, then it will continue to move until a force stops it.

    Part II: If an object is at rest, then it will remain at rest until a force moves it.


How does mass effect inertia

How does mass effect inertia?

  • Mass: the amount of matter in an object. The measure of mass does NOT change if gravity is not present.

  • Greater Inertia:

    The more mass an object has the harder it will be to move or keep still.

  • Less Inertia:

    The opposite is true: If an object has less mass, then it will be easier to move or keep still.


While you look at this

While you look at this…

  • Ask yourself, which one has the greater mass? The lesser mass?

  • Also, based on your guesses about mass, which one has the greater inertia? Lesser inertia?

  • The strength of inertia is directly proportional to the mass of the object.

  • In other words, what happens to mass also happens to inertia.


Let s review

Let’s Review!

  • Newton’s First Law of Motion

    *The more mass an object has, the more inertia it will have

    *The less mass an object has, the less inertia it will have


And now a word from jimmy neutron on the topic of inertia

And now, a word from Jimmy Neutron on the topic of Inertia…

Remember objects with more mass are always harder to keep still or keep moving! This affects how much inertia an object has.


Newton s second law of motion

Newton’s Second Law of Motion

  • Main Idea of this Law: It’s a math problem

  • Law States…

    Net Force = Mass X Acceleration

    Let’s test out this formula…

    Ex 1: What is the net force on a 1,000 kg object accelerating at 3 m/s2?

    1: What formula will you use? NF = M X A

    2: Plug in the values. NF = (1,000kg)(3 m/s2)

    3: Solve! Net Force = 3,000 Newtons


Let s try another example

Let’s try another example…

  • Ex 2: A car speeds up as it moves along the road. If a force of 175 N is needed to make the car accelerate to 25 m/s2. What’s the car’s mass?

  • Formula: Net Force = Mass x Acceleration

  • OR Mass = Net Force / Acceleration

  • Plug in your values: Mass = 175 N / 25 m/s2

  • Divide and your answer is a MASS OF IS 7 kg


Let s try another

Let’s try another

  • Calculate the amount of acceleration needed to move a 25 kilogram statue with a force of 75 N.

    Formula: Acceleration = NF / Mass

    Plug in values A = 75 N / 25 kg

    Divide and your answer is A = 3 m/s2


What is cause and effect

What is cause and effect?

  • Cause: This means an action that happens

  • Effect: This is what happens as a reaction to the cause

  • If your good friend beats you at video games, then you will smack that person with the nearest pillow.

  • In this case what’s the cause? The effect?


Newton s laws of motion

“ Newton’s Third Law of Motion states that if one object exerts a force on another object, then the second object exerts a force of equal strength in the opposite direction on the first object.”


Newton s laws of motion

What????


Newton s third law of motion

Newton’s Third Law of Motion

  • For every action, there is an equal but opposite reaction.

  • Forces react to each other in opposite ways.

  • That’s why this law is cause and effect!


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