What is a force in physics?
Force is a push or pull on an object that changes its motion. Forces can be measured with an instrument called a force meter. Forces can be balanced or unbalanced.
What is Force?
Force: A push or pull on an object which changes or tends to change the state of motion of the object. Newton’s Laws of Motion: A set of three physical laws that describe the fundamental relationship between a body and the forces acting upon it. Inertia: The property of an object to resist a change in its state of motion unless acted upon by a force.
Which type of force do 9th graders think is the most powerful?
- Gravity Force
- Magnetic Force
- Electrical Force
- Nuclear Force
The force of a sneeze can travel up to 100 miles per hour. The force of a hurricane can be more than 200 times stronger than the force of gravity. The force of a volcanic eruption can be over 200,000 times stronger than the force of gravity.
Did you know?
What is force and why is it important to understand?
What are some examples of forces in the real world?
Can you provide an example of a situation where the use of force is justified?
What have you learned about force so far?
How has your understanding of force changed?