Equal and Opposite Reactions: Newton’s Third Law Science Games
In this series of games, your students will learn about equal and opposite forces. The Equal and Opposite Reactions: Newton’s Third Law learning objective — based on NGSS and state standards — delivers improved student engagement and academic performance in your classroom, as demonstrated by research.
Scroll down for a preview of this learning objective’s games and the concepts they drive home.
A force is a push or a pull acting on an object. It is a vector quantity, which means it has both a magnitude and a direction. Newton’s Third Law states that every action has an equal and opposite reaction. This means forces always act in pairs. These paired forces are known as action-reaction forces.
A preview of each game in the learning objective is found below.
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