Applying Newton’s Third Law of Motion in the Gravitron Ride by Creaco, Meyers, and Krauss


“To every action there is always an equal and opposite reaction…”  Sir Isaac Newton

From the National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science, I found this nicely written very short story about Newton’s 3rd Law,  It is written by Anthony J. Creaco, Owen A. Meyers, and David A. Krauss, Department of Science, Borough of Manhattan Community College / City University of New York.

Here is the link.

http://sciencecases.lib.buffalo.edu/cs/files/gravitron.pdf

 

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AncestorClips are very short stories about very real people. Each clip nurtures awareness of a time, a place, and the character of a man or woman who cultivated a path for our life. The reader feels the good, the obstacles, the happiness, the sadness, and the overcoming. They cheer us, make us resilient when challenged, give us purpose, and connect us to our multi-generational family. Each story is followed by reflections from the author and readers sharing how the story strengthened or inspired them. Ken Hardman is a son, a brother, a grandson, a great-grandson… He is also a husband, father and grand-father. Ken is a professional engineer, engineering mentor, technical writer, and associate technical fellow at a major aerospace company. He is a writer of engineering and family history stories. Please join Ken in reading, reflecting upon, or writing #AncestorClips
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