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27 November 2011

Incorrect laws of motion

We're coming to the end of our Force and Motion Unit of Inquiry in the Middle Primary Class. Here's a new video for the Middies, so they can check their understanding. Do you agree with what the speaker in the video is saying?


Text from the YouTube page:

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Newton's Three Laws of Motion are a landmark achievement in physics. They describe how all objects move. Unfortunately most people do not really understand Newton's Laws because they have pre-existing ideas about the way the world works. This film is about those pre-existing ideas. By recognizing what people are thinking, it becomes easier to describe the correct scientific concepts of Newton's Three Laws and how they differ from this 'intuitive physics'.


I found this video on the Best Physics VIdeos playlist.