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The following activities target a middle school population although activities are approachable by more advanced elementary school students. The activities are also ideal for high school students to review basic concepts.

All exercises make use of javascript's which provides for a more interactive environment.


What is the difference between speed and velocity? What is acceleration? Graphing Velocity and Acceleration. Testing your understanding.

What is force? Measuring forces. Describing Forces. What does a force do? What is friction? Assessment Questions.

What is a vector quantity? Examples of Vectors. What is a Scalar Quantity? Examples of Scalars. Test your understanding of vectors and scalars.
See Newton's Three Laws in Latin and the English translation. Examples for each law are given.

Definitions for work, energy and power. Types of energy, calculating work, and power. Examples of work and power. Work-Energy Principle.

What is the difference between mass and weight?
Gravity, mass and weight in relation to the Solar System

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