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Engineering: Using Newton's Laws of Motion

Engineering: Using Newton's Laws of Motion

Strandbeest: An early version of kinetic artist Theo Jansen's wind-powered sculptures that walk on sandy beaches.
Photo © Peter Dewit (Facemepls), CC-BY-SA 2.0.

What are Newton's three Laws of Motion (first described in 1687), and how are they applied in order to create design and engineering solutions?

This slide set also may be used when teaching activities from Think Like an Engineer Teacher's Guide.

 

 

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