This item is a chapter on Newton's First Law and inertia from "The Book of Phyz," a free educator's guide to teaching introductory high school physics. It features easily-understood content support in the fundamentals of inertia, including a brief history of how the idea of inertia evolved from Aristotle through Newton. Related student activities, experiments, and a practice test are included in the materials.
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Law of Inertia, free fall, motion graphs, motion labs, quiz, test
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January 14, 2009
by Caroline Hall
July 3, 2012
by Lyle Barbato
Last Update when Cataloged:
January 1, 2004
This resource is part of a Physics Front Topical Unit.
Topic: Dynamics: Forces and Motion Unit Title: Newton's First Law & Inertia
This chapter from The Book of Phyz offers rich curriculum support for teaching about the Law of Inertia. It features well-written background information for teachers, related activities and experiments, and a unit test with answers. Don't miss "The Clever Dumbbell" and the "CD Glider" project.
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