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physics newton's laws

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a rocket blasting off
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it takes more force to move a bowling ball than a baseball
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a soccer ball will not move until it is kicked
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it takes less force to pull an empty wagon than a wagon with someone in it
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headrests are placed in cars to prevent whiplash injuries during rear-end collisions
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the law of inertia
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it takes less force to move a bicycle than a motorcycle
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the air is let out of a balloon and it flies around the room
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the floor pushes up as a person's foot pushes down
3
a magician pulls out the tablecloth from under the dishes and they do not move
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the law of acceleration
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pushing a child on a swing requires less force than pushing an adult
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a swimmer pushes back on the water and moves forward
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the law of action/reaction
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paddling a canoe
3
a cannonball shot forward and the cannon moves back
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a pitched baseball goes faster than one that is gently thrown
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an ice skater pushes with more force and begins to move faster
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a picture hanging on the wall does not move
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a bowling ball continues to roll down the ally
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a pencil on a table will stay there until someone picks it up
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a full grocery cart requires more force to push than an empty cart
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sitting in a chair you exert a force on the chair and it exerts an equal force on you
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a bird pushes down on the air with its wings in order to fly
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several dogs pulling a sled causes it to go faster than just one dog pulling a sled
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an object in motion/at rest stays in motion/at rest until acted upon by an unbalanced force
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the net force of an object is equal to its mass * acceleration
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for every action there is an equal and opposite reaction
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a train stops suddenly at the train station and everyone in the cars continues to move forward
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someone sitting in a rolling chair pushes against the wall and moves in the opposite direction
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a roller coaster takes off quickly and everyone's head is thrown back towards the headrest
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a basketball will accelerate faster than a bowling ball if both are thrown with the same force
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a person doing pushups pushes downward on the floor which forces their body to go up
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while riding a skateboard, you fly forward off the board when you hit the curb
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this scientist discovered 3 laws of motion
Isaac newton
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