Newton`s Three Laws, Simple Machines and Rockets

Newton’s Three Laws, Simple Machines and Rockets
NEWTON’ S SECOND LAW OF
MOTION
NEWTON’ S THIRD LAW OF MOTION
Simple Machines
A simple device for altering the magnitude or direction of a force.
Rockets
A vehicle or device propelled by one or more rocket engines, especially such a
vehicle designed to travel through space.
Dewey Decimal Numbers-Can be Used to Browse the Shelves by Topic
507-Education, Research
530-Physics
531-Classical Mechanics, Solid Mechanics
621-Applied Physics
629-Other Branches of Engineering
Suggested Books
Who? Famous Experiments for the Young Scientist by Robert W. Wood-507 WOO
Why Doesn’t the Earth Fall Up?: and Other Not Such Dumb Questions About
Motion by Vicki Cobb-531 COB
Motion by John Farndon-531 FAR
Motion by Darlene Lauw-531 LAU
The Story Behind Gravity by Sean Price-531 PRI
Forces & Motion by Peter D. Riley-531 RIL
Gravity in Action: Roller Coasters! by Joan Newton-531.14 NEW
Mechanical Engineering by Don Herweck-621 HER
Superfast Rockets by Donna Latham-621.43 LAT
Learning about Simple Machines with Graphic Organizers by Jonathan Kravetz621.8 KRA
Forces & Simple Machines by Jon Richards-621.807 RIC
Rockets and Other Spacecraft by John Farndon-629.47 FAR
How to Build a Rocket by Hazel Richardson-629.47 RIC
Magazine Articles
Here are some links to magazine articles:
Hugel, Bob. "Snowboard Surfer." Science World 54.6 (1997): 8. Web. 25 Apr. 2015.
http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=f5h&AN=9712016172&site=
ehost-live
Kelley, S. Allyn. "WHEELS, LEVERS and PULLEYS." Boys' Quest 15.4 (2009): 34.
Web. 23 Apr. 2015.
http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=prh&AN=46801740&site=e
host-live
"How It Works." Popular Science 282.4 (2013): 34. MasterFILE Premier. Web. 25
Apr. 2015.
http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=f5h&AN=86667188&site=eh
ost-live
Howells, Robert Earle. "The Most Powerful Space Rocket." Popular Science 282.4
(2013): 36. MasterFILE Premier. Web. 25 Apr. 2015.
http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=f5h&AN=86667189&site=eh
ost-live
"The Science Of FUN!." Weekly Reader News - Edition 4 84.18 (2003): 6. Primary Search. Web. 25 Apr.
2015.
http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=prh&AN=8986738&site=eho
st-live
Suggested Videos
Energy-Bill Nye, the Science Guy-DVD 531 ENG
Momentum-Bill Nye, the Science Guy-DVD 531 MOM
Newton’s 3 Laws of Motion-DVD 531 NEW
Key Words for Searching in Databases and Web Sources
work
physics
rockets
gravity
motion
force and energy
mechanical engineering
natural sciences
simple machines
Database Resources
Here are two databases that will give you good information on Newton’s Three
Laws, Simple Machines and Rockets. Click on the link and then type the term you
want to search into the search box. There are many resources such as magazine
articles, images, videos, websites and learning games.
Please see me if you need password information to log in.
Britannica Elementary: http://school.eb.com/levels/elementary
Searchasaurus:
http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&custid=s9604577&group=
student&profile=sas
Web Resources
Physics4Kids-This site gives an introduction to Laws of Motion and Work (Simple
Machines). It gives you other reference links, related topics and has activities and quizzes
you can do.
http://www.physics4kids.com/files/motion_laws.html
Cosmos4Kids-This site is similar to the Physics4Kids site. This is a good site for finding
information on rockets, along with other reference links, related topics, activities and
quizzes.
http://www.cosmos4kids.com/files/explore_rockets.html
Other Resources
Songs about Newton’s Laws and Simple Machines
http://wn.com/Simple_Machines_(Song_and_lyrics)–Simple Machine Song
http://lessonplanspage.com/sciencemusicsongforteachingsimplemachinesidea3htm/ -lyrics for Simple Machine Review –can be sung to Row, Row, Row Your
Boat
http://safeshare.tv/w/rDXiQBcPtS -Newton’s Laws of Motion Song
Images Courtesy of Microsoft Clip Art
Works Cited-MLA
Britannica School. Britannica Digiital Learning, 2015. Web. 25 Apr. 2015.
Depta, Ray. "THE FORCE PHYSICS SONG - Newton's Laws of Motion Safeshare.TV." THE FORCE PHYSICS SONG - Newton's Laws of Motion Safeshare.TV. N.p., n.d. Web. 25 Apr. 2015.
<http://safeshare.tv/w/rDXiQBcPtS>.
"How It Works." Popular Science 282.4 (2013): 34. Web. 25 Apr. 2015.
Howells, Robert Earle. "The Most Powerful Space Rocket." Popular Science 282.4
(2013): 36. Web. 25 Apr. 2015.
Hugel, Bob. "Snowboard Surfer." Science World 54.6 (1997): 8. Web. 25 Apr. 2015.
"It All Started in the 20th Century." Cosmos4Kids.com: Exploration: Rockets.
Andrew Rader Studios, n.d. Web. 23 Apr. 2015.
Keeter, Lisa. "This Is a Song That Can Be Used to Teach about."
Lessonplanspage.com. HotChalk Education Network, n.d. Web. 25 Apr.
2015.
Kelley, S. Allyn. "WHEELS, LEVERS and PULLEYS." Boys' Quest 15.4 (2009): 34.
Web. 23 Apr. 2015.
Newman, David. "Simple Machines Song and Lyrics." World News. N.p., 1 Feb.
2011. Web. 23 Apr. 2015.
"Newton's Laws of Motion." Physics4kids.com. Andrew Rader Studios, n.d. Web. 23
Apr. 2015.
"The Science of FUN!" Weekly Reader News - Edition 4 84.18 (2003): 6. Web. 25 Apr.
2015.
Searchasaurus. EBSCO, 2015. Web. 23 Apr. 2015.
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