Force and Motion

This video segment from IdahoPTV's D4K defines gravity, force, friction and inertia through examples from amusement park rides. Examples and explanations of Sir Isaac Newton's Three Laws of Motion are ...
0:02:54
4-6
Idaho PTV

The Art of Forces and Motion

Students learn about Forces and Motion by creating art that helps them to visualize, identify and explain these phenomena.
4-12
KQED

Centripetal Force

To try to understand the physics behind an object moving in a circle, we can consider an object whose motion follows the shape of a polygon. In this animation a ...
0:00:27
9-12
WPSU

Centripetal Force

Learn more about Newton's First Law of Motion in this video segment from the Regents Review 2.0. Newton's First Law states that an object at rest tends to stay at ...
0:03:13
9-12

Teaching from Space: Centripetal Force

Watch a NASA astronaut on board the International Space Station demonstrate centripetal force by swirling a tethered tool around a cord, rotating a bag of tea to demonstrate that the ...
0:04:29
5-13+
NASA

Forces of Gravity and Air Resistance

In this blended lesson supporting literacy skills, students watch videos about gravity and investigate the motion of falling objects on Earth and on the Moon. They examine how the force ...
5-8
WGBH

Defy Gravity! Centripetal Force

In this video segment adapted from ZOOM , cast members use centripetal force to demonstrate that a ball set in motion can remain inside an open container even when the ...
0:02:54
3-8
Zoom

Physics Chapter 05, lesson 04 - Centripetal Force

Centripetal force, variables involved in circular motion, radius
0:29:52
9-13+

Teaching About Centripetal and Centrifugal Forces

In this video from Teaching High School Physical Science , teacher Michael Griffin uses media and visuals to introduce and reinforce concepts. He and his students review the physics of ...
0:06:46
9-13+
WGBH

Circular Motion

In this interactive activity featuring videos adapted from the Rutgers PAER Group, learn about how centripetal force acts on an object to keep it moving in a circular path. In ...
6-12
WGBH

Circus | Physics: Pendulum Motion

Swinging back and forth, the solo trapeze is a giant pendulum, just like the one in a grandfather clock. In this unit, students will be introduced to the the basics ...
0:02:54
9-12
Circus

Circus | Physics: Projectile Motion

Jugglers know that if you throw a ball, a bean bag, or a pin into the air, it will follow a curved path. This curve is what naturally happens when ...
0:04:02
9-12
Circus

Forces Lab

Large structures must be able to resist many different kinds of forces. A structure's own weight and other loads it experiences squeeze, stretch, bend, and twist the structure -- sometimes ...
3-8
Building Big

Centripetal Force

In this animated physics video, students will learn about centripetal force and Newton's second law.
0:01:46
9-12
NASA

Physics Chapter 04, Lesson 04 - Newton's 3rd Law and Projectile Motion

Newton's third law of motion, action and reaction forces, projectile, trajectory
0:27:01
9-13+

Physics Chapter 04, Lesson 04 - Newton's 3rd Law and Projectile Motion

Newton's third law of motion, action and reaction forces, projectile, trajectory
0:27:01
9-13+

Circus | Physics: Newton's Laws of Motion

The dog show looks like chaos in the ring, but the commotion can be explained by Newton’s three laws of motion: objects in motion tend to stay in motion; force ...
0:04:55
9-12
Circus

NOVA | Newton's Third Law of Motion

The sensation of weightlessness that astronauts experience seem to make their tasks almost effortless. However, as Newton's third law of motion suggests, working in space can be physically demanding. This ...
0:04:50
6-12
NOVA

Integration of the U.S. Armed Forces

In this activity, students will draw upon the visual and textual data presented in photographs and documents to gain an understanding of the participation of African Americans in the U.S. ...
6-8
National Archives

All About G Forces

What's behind gravity forces, and how much of them can we take? This article from NOVA focuses on a description of the components of gravitational forces and experiments conducted to ...
9-12
NOVA

Spatial Force Construction, 1921

Popova, Lyubov Sergeevna (1889-1924). Russian. Medium: oil on veneer with bronze powder. Date: 1921. Provenance: Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, Russia. Photographic Rights held by The Bridgeman Art Library.
3-12
The Bridgeman Art Library