Newton’s Laws

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This video examines a set of physical situations (car crashes and figure skating) and describes elements of them in terms of Newton's Laws. Each law is examined in a separate "chapter" of the video, with replays and voice-overs emphasizing particular points.

Learning Objectives

After watching this video students will be able to:

  • Recognize Newton's Laws.
  • Attribute physical events to the action of a particular law.

Funding provided by the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD)

Developed by the Teaching and Learning Laboratory (TLL) at MIT for SUTD

MIT © 2012

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Instructor Guide

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It is highly recommended that the video is paused when necessary so that students are able to examine the situations shown.

During this video students will:

  • Imagine where a particular law would apply in a given situation.