Newton's Third Law

C7-19: GAUSSIAN GUN

Category: C7 Collisions
Purpose: Demonstrate transfer of energy in an elastic collision

G1-36: MASS ON SPRING WITH FORCE MEASUREMENT

Purpose: Display the time dependence of the force of a mass oscillating on a spring.

G1-18: PENDULUM WITH FORCE SCALE

Purpose: Show the tension in the string exerted by a swinging pendulum.

C6-05: AIR TRACK - INCLINED PLANE FRICTION

Category: C6 Friction
Purpose: Show that the force of friction depends upon the conditions of the surfaces in contact.

C6-04: FRICTION DIRECTION ON INCLINED PLANE

Category: C6 Friction
Purpose: Determine the direction of the frictional force in a possibly ambiguous situation.

C5-51: BALLISTOCARDIOGRAPHY

Purpose: Demonstrate the science of ballistocardiography

C5-41: HOURGLASS PROBLEM

Purpose: Demonstrate the solution to the famous "hourglass problem," or Galileo's water bucket

C5-31: AIR TRACK - SAILING UPWIND

Purpose: Show how force components can be used to sail against the wind.

C5-20: PUTT PUTT STEAM BOAT

Purpose: Demonstrate action-reaction using an intriguing device.

C5-16: HERO'S ENGINE

Purpose: Demonstrate action and reaction in a rotational system.

C5-15: REACTION FORCE ON AIR BLOWER

Purpose: Demonstrate Newton's third law of motion

C5-12: BALLISTIC CANNON CARTS

Purpose: Demonstrate Newton's third law of motion

C5-11: AIR TRACK - ACTION-REACTION PAIRS

Purpose: Demonstrate Newton's third law of motion

C5-01: NEWTON'S THIRD LAW - STATIC DYNAMOMETERS

Purpose: Demonstrate action-reaction in the static case

C4-11: ACCELEROMETER - BALL IN WATER

Purpose: Demonstrate the direction of acceleration for both linear and circular cases.

B3-14: EQUILIBRIUM PARADOX - SCALES AND PULLEY

Category: B3 Simple Machines
Purpose: Counterintuitive demonstration involving pulley system

B3-03: LEVER - WRECKING BAR

Category: B3 Simple Machines
Purpose: Demonstrate the mechanical advantage of a lever

B2-16: VECTOR ADDITION WITH ROPE AND STUDENTS

Purpose: Demonstrate vector addition of forces

B2-14: SUM OF FORCES - LARGE ROPE VERSION

Purpose: Develop a feel for equilibrium of forces on a large scale

B2-12: EQUILIBRIUM OF FORCES - BOARD BACKGROUND

Purpose: Demonstrate equilibrium of forces
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• C5-01: NEWTON'S THIRD LAW - STATIC DYNAMOMETERS

Demonstrate action-reaction in the static case Read More
• C5-02 SPRING AND PULLEY PARADOX

Show that the action-reaction pairs have equal magnitude Read More
• C5-11: AIR TRACK - ACTION-REACTION PAIRS

Demonstrate Newton's third law of motion Read More
• C5-12: BALLISTIC CANNON CARTS

Demonstrate Newton's third law of motion Read More
• C5-13 WATER ROCKET

Demonstrate Newton's third law of motion Read More
• C5-14 ROCKET TRIKE

Demonstrate Newton's third law of motion Read More
• C5-15: REACTION FORCE ON AIR BLOWER

Demonstrate Newton's third law of motion Read More
• C5-16: HERO'S ENGINE

Demonstrate action and reaction in a rotational system. Read More
• C5-17: ROCKET BOTTLE

Demonstrate Newton's third law of motion Read More
• C5-18 FAN CART

Demonstrate Newton's third law of motion Read More
• C5-19: ACTION AND REACTION - INSTRUCTOR AND CART

Demonstrate action-reaction pairs in a dramatic way Read More
• C5-20: PUTT PUTT STEAM BOAT

Demonstrate action-reaction using an intriguing device. Read More