Newton's Three Laws Of Motion

By: Caitlin Anne Donaldson

Newton's 1rst Law Of Motion

object at rest, stays at rest unless acted upon by an outside force. object in motion, stays in motion unless acted upon by an outside force.

  • when a kid rides his bike and hits a tree, he flies off forward but his bike stops

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Newton's 2nd Law Of Motion

acceleration is in the same direction as the net force applied

  • Force = Mass x Acceleration
  • a golf ball will have greater acceleration than a bowling ball when a force is placed on them
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Newton's 3rd Law Of Motion

For every action there is an equal or opposite reaction


  • action=reaction
  • 2 people are on skates, one pushes the other, one goes forward, the other goes backwards
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