# Newton’s Laws of Motion I. Law of Inertia II. F=ma III. Action-Reaction.

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Newton’s Laws of Motion I. Law of Inertia II. F=ma III. Action-Reaction

Newton’s Laws of Motion 1 st Law – Inertia 1 st Law – Inertia 2 nd Law – F=ma 2 nd Law – F=ma 3 rd Law – Action-Reaction 3 rd Law – Action-Reaction

1 st Law of Motion (Law of Inertia) An object at rest will stay at rest, and an object in motion will stay in motion at constant velocity, unless acted upon by an unbalanced force.

1 st Law Inertia is the tendency of an object to resist changes in its velocity: whether in motion or motionless. Inertia is the tendency of an object to resist changes in its velocity: whether in motion or motionless. These pumpkins will not move unless acted on by an unbalanced force.

Force A push or pull A push or pull

Forces At Rest There are forces acting on the egg. There are forces acting on the egg. Gravity is pulling the egg down Gravity is pulling the egg down A force called the normal force is keeping the egg from falling A force called the normal force is keeping the egg from falling The forces are balanced so there is no change in motion. The forces are balanced so there is no change in motion. This egg will stay there forever unless a unbalanced force acts on it. This egg will stay there forever unless a unbalanced force acts on it. It might get stinky after a while! It might get stinky after a while!

Throwing the egg The force of your hand pushing the egg as you throw it is unbalanced. The force of your hand pushing the egg as you throw it is unbalanced. Unbalanced means there is no force countering it. Unbalanced means there is no force countering it. The result of the unbalanced force is a change in motion The result of the unbalanced force is a change in motion

Forces in Motion Once the egg is in flight, it would never stop. Once the egg is in flight, it would never stop. The unbalanced forces that affect its motion while in flight. The unbalanced forces that affect its motion while in flight. Gravity Gravity Air Resistance Air Resistance(Friction)

Catching the Egg When the egg is caught, the unbalanced force of your hands changes the motion of the egg. When the egg is caught, the unbalanced force of your hands changes the motion of the egg.

Inertia of the yolk The force of your hands stops the shell. The force of your hands stops the shell. The yolk inside the egg is stopped by the shell. The yolk inside the egg is stopped by the shell. If the force of your hand breaks the shell, If the force of your hand breaks the shell, The inertia of the yolk will cause it to continue moving. The inertia of the yolk will cause it to continue moving.

Egg Toss Every year in July, there is a National Egg Toss Competition in Hagerstown, Maryland. Every year in July, there is a National Egg Toss Competition in Hagerstown, Maryland. 2005 Champions threw the egg 63 ft. 2 in. 2005 Champions threw the egg 63 ft. 2 in. According to the Guinness Book of World Records, on November 12, 1978 a Johnny Dell Foley successfully tossed a fresh hen's egg for a distance of 323 ft 2in (98.51m) to a Keith Thomas at Jewett, Texas. According to the Guinness Book of World Records, on November 12, 1978 a Johnny Dell Foley successfully tossed a fresh hen's egg for a distance of 323 ft 2in (98.51m) to a Keith Thomas at Jewett, Texas.

There are four main types of friction: There are four main types of friction: Sliding friction: Sliding friction: ice skating Rolling friction: Rolling friction: bowling Fluid friction (air or liquid): Fluid friction (air or liquid): air or water resistance Static friction: Static friction: initial friction when moving an object

Newtons’s 1 st Law and You Don’t let this be you. Wear seat belts. Because of inertia, objects (including you) resist changes in their motion. When the car going 80 km/hour is stopped by the brick wall, your body keeps moving at 80 m/hour.

2 nd Law

The net force of an object is equal to the object’s mass times its acceleration, or F=ma.

2 nd Law (F = m x a) How much force is needed to accelerate a 1400 kilogram car 2 meters per second/per second? Write the formula Write the formula F = m x a Fill in given numbers and units Fill in given numbers and units F = 1400 kg x 2 m/s/s Solve for the unknown Solve for the unknown 2800 kg m/s/s or 2800 N

2 nd Law One newton is equal to the force required to accelerate one kilogram of mass at one meter/second/second. One newton is equal to the force required to accelerate one kilogram of mass at one meter/second/second. N = kg m/s/s N = kg m/s/s

Gravity F = m a Fg = m g –g is the acceleration due to gravity –g is 9.8 m/s/s for everything. Everything accelerates at the same rate when it is falling. Fg = Force of gravity on an objects is the object’s weight.

Newton’s 2 nd Law proves that different masses accelerate to the earth at the same rate, but with different forces. We know that objects with different masses accelerate to the ground at the same rate. However, because of the 2 nd Law we know that they don’t hit the ground with the same force. F = ma 98 N = 10 kg x 9.8 m/s/s F = ma 9.8 N = 1 kg x 9.8 m/s/s

Check Your Understanding 1. What acceleration will result when a 12 N net force applied to a 3 kg object? A 6 kg object? 1. What acceleration will result when a 12 N net force applied to a 3 kg object? A 6 kg object? 2. A net force of 16 N causes a mass to accelerate at a rate of 5 m/s 2. Determine the mass. 2. A net force of 16 N causes a mass to accelerate at a rate of 5 m/s 2. Determine the mass. 3. How much force is needed to accelerate a 66 kg skier 1 m/sec/sec? 3. How much force is needed to accelerate a 66 kg skier 1 m/sec/sec? 4. What is the force on a 1000 kg elevator that is falling freely at 9.8 m/sec/sec? 4. What is the force on a 1000 kg elevator that is falling freely at 9.8 m/sec/sec?

Check Your Understanding 1. What acceleration will result when a 12 N net force applied to a 3 kg object? 1. What acceleration will result when a 12 N net force applied to a 3 kg object? 12 N = 3 kg x 4 m/s/s 12 N = 3 kg x 4 m/s/s 2. A net force of 16 N causes a mass to accelerate at a rate of 5 m/s 2. Determine the mass. 2. A net force of 16 N causes a mass to accelerate at a rate of 5 m/s 2. Determine the mass. 16 N = 3.2 kg x 5 m/s/s 16 N = 3.2 kg x 5 m/s/s 3. How much force is needed to accelerate a 66 kg skier 1 m/sec/sec? 3. How much force is needed to accelerate a 66 kg skier 1 m/sec/sec? 66 kg-m/sec/sec or 66 N 4. What is the force on a 1000 kg elevator that is falling freely at 9.8 m/sec/sec? 4. What is the force on a 1000 kg elevator that is falling freely at 9.8 m/sec/sec? 9800 kg-m/sec/sec or 9800 N 9800 kg-m/sec/sec or 9800 N

3 rd Law For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction. For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction.

3 rd Law When objects A and B interact with each other, they exert forces upon each other. When you sit in your chair, your body exerts a downward force on the chair and the chair exerts an upward force on your body.

3 rd Law There are two forces resulting from this interaction - a force on the chair and a force on your body. These two forces are called action and reaction forces.

Newton’s 3rd Law in Nature Action Action Fish pushed the water back with its fins Fish pushed the water back with its fins Reaction Reaction Water pushed the fish forward Water pushed the fish forward The size of the force on the water equals the size of the force on the fish The size of the force on the water equals the size of the force on the fish The direction of the force on the water (backwards) is opposite the direction of the force on the fish (forwards). The direction of the force on the water (backwards) is opposite the direction of the force on the fish (forwards).

3 rd Law Action Action Bird pushed the air down as it flaps its wings. Bird pushed the air down as it flaps its wings. Reaction Reaction Air pushes the bird up causing lift. Air pushes the bird up causing lift.

3 rd Law Action Action Bat hits ball. Bat hits ball. Reaction Reaction Ball hits bat. Ball hits bat.

3 rd Law - Gun Recoil Gun RecoilGun Recoil Action Action Gun fires bullet forward out of the barrel. Gun fires bullet forward out of the barrel. Reaction Reaction Bullet pushes the gun backwards. Bullet pushes the gun backwards.

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