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Statement and explanation of Newton's First Law, with animation to illustrate it.
By using asteroids from the formation of the solar system and a few calculation using Kepler and Newton's laws it's possible to work out the age of the sun.
This applet simulates a well known experiment which demonstrates the conservation of momentum and energy.
A collection of interesting experiments dealing with friction, rockets and aerodynamics, illustrating Newton's laws.
Descriptions of how to carry out the experiments in a lecture tour - covers such topics as Newton's Laws, air pressure and electricity.
The "cannon on the mountaintop" thought experiment with user input of velocity data. There is a link to the background lecture notes.
The thrust of a rocket can be modeled from a generalization of Newton's 2nd Law to include a variable mass.
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