## Unit 1: Newton's Laws of Motion

Welcome to Unit 1 in Physical Science!

This unit is centered on Sir Isaac Newton's Laws of Motion. This information is found in chapter 3 of your Integrated Science Textbook.

Power Point presentations for this unit:

Introduction to Sir Isaac Newton

Unit 1 Assignments:

8-13-12 Student Survey

8-14-12 Textbook Scavenger Hunt

8-21-12 Answer Sheet Lab 3.2

8-28-12 Unit Test Study Guide

CA- California K-12 Academic Content Standards

Subject : Science

Grade : Grades Nine Through Twelve

Area : Physics

Sub-Strand : Motion and Forces

Concept 1: Newton’s laws predict the motion of most objects. As a basis for understanding this concept:

a: Students know how to solve problems that involve constant speed and average speed.

b: Students know that when forces are balanced, no acceleration occurs; thus an object continues to move at a constant speed or stays at rest (Newton’s first law).

c: Students know how to apply the law F = ma to solve one-dimensional motion problems that involve constant forces (Newton’s second law).

d: Students know that when one object exerts a force on a second object, the second object always exerts a force of equal magnitude and in the opposite direction (Newton’s third law).