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Everyday Newton Mechanics in a neighborhood.

“What we know is a drop, what we don’t know is an ocean.” Forces are everywhere. Our daily actions have a lot of physics hidden. A number of scientists have described laws for movement, force, position change, etc. One such set of laws is the Laws of motion. To describe a force we use the direction and strength. This project will enable us to understand the logic and give a gist of the laws.


Velocity: Speed is how fast something is moving. Speed = Distance ÷ Time. Velocity is expressed as meters per second or m/s

Inclines: Inclined planes are diagonal surfaces that objects can sit on, slide up, slide down, roll up, or roll down. Inclines are useful since they can reduce the amount of force required to move an object vertically

Friction: Friction is the resistance of motion when one object rubs against another. Anytime two objects rub against each other, they cause friction. Friction works against the motion and acts in the opposite direction

Momentum: Momentum is a measurement of mass in motion. Any object that is moving has momentum. In physics, the momentum of an object is equal to the mass times the velocity

Laws of Motion:

  • The first law says that any object in motion will continue to move in the same direction and speed unless forces act on it

  • The second law states that the greater the mass of an object, the more force it will take to accelerate the object. There is even an equation that says Force = mass x acceleration or F=ma

  • The third law states that for every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction


  • Popsicle Stick

  • Cardboard

  • Paper Straws

  • Chart papers of black, red, orange, green colors

  • Sketch Pens

  • White crayon pencils

  • Compass

  • Double-sided tape

  • Glue and Scissor



  1. Take a cardboard and cut a shape with a width of 5 cm - 6 cm and length as 15 cm