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|School / Organization||University of Denver High School|
|Title||Discovering Newton's Second Law|
|Simulations||Gaya Satu Dimensi|
|Description||Students seem to have problems relating forces and acceleration, because they don't know how big a Newton is, or a kilogram for that matter. This exercise has them relate forces to acceleration so they can find mass (algebraically). It helps them to see that Net Force and Acceleration are related through the mass, regardless of friction or other factors.|
|Science as Inquiry - A|
|Physical Science - B|
|Life Science - C|
|Earth & Space Science - D|
|Science & Technology - E|
|Science in Personal and Social Perspective - F|
|History and Nature of Science - G|
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