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Activity 11-Action-Reaction in Action

Objectives
• identify the action and reaction forces when a ball bounces
• predict the behavior of a spring jumper on the basis of action-reaction forces
Vocabulary
Newton's 3rd Law - if Object A exerts a force on Object B, an equal but opposite force is exerted by Object B on Object A
action force - the force exerted on an object
reaction force - the force exerted by the object experiencing an action force
Newton's 2nd Law of Motion
mass
gravity
Lab Sheet


Watch Mr. Noyes do the experiment.
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