Energy in Motion

Adams, Barbara
March 2007
Science & Children;Mar2007, Vol. 44 Issue 7, p58
Academic Journal
The article explores the concepts relating to force and motion, with specific reference to scientist Isaac Newton's laws of motion. According to the first law of motion, an object at rest tends to stay at rest, while an object in motion tends to remain in motion in the same direction and speed unless it is acted upon by an outside force. The author takes the example of forces experienced by children at work while on the playground, in gymnasiums, and in toy stores. It is informed that although a force is neccesary to create movement, not all applied forces result in motion.


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