Newton's Third Law of Motion

For every action there is an equal and opposite reaction.The statement means that in every interaction, there is a pair of forces acting on the two interacting objects. The size of the forces on the first object equals the size of the force on the second object. The direction of the force on the first object is opposite to the direction of the force on the second object. Forces always come in pairs - equal and opposite action-reaction force pairs.





Working with Newton's Third Law of Motion:
A rocket's movement depends on Newton's Third Law of Motion: For every action there is an equal and opposite reaction. When a rocket blows out gas at high speed in one direction (action), the rocket is pushed in the opposite direction (reaction). The gas pushes against the rocket and the rocket pushes back just as hard against the gas.

Activity 3: Balloon Rockets!
SWBAT:
1. State Newton's third law of motion
2. Explain the outcome of the balloon rocket procedure as it pertains to Newton's third law
Ballon Rockets - Newton 3 Balloon Rockets.docx
Newton's Third Law Team Points:
1. Using a form of digital media,capture your team performing an activity displaying Newotn's Third Law of Motion.
2. Post each form on your team page (one for WPHS and one for MHS)
3. Each group should provide a detailed explanation as to why the activity posted relates to Newton's Third Law

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