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Grade 3 Forces and Motion
When something changes position, it is in
  1. motion
  2. friction
  3. gravity
  4. acceleration
  5. force
Grade 3 Forces and Motion
A force is
  1. a very loud noise
  2. a push or pull upon an object
Grade 3 Forces and Motion
The dog is pulling on the leash. The boy is also pulling on the leash. Neither the dog or the boy move.
Pulling Force 2
Are the forces acting on the leash balanced or unbalanced?
  1. balanced forces
  2. unbalanced forces
Grade 3 Forces and Motion
What pulls things down to the ground?
  1. environment
  2. gravity
  3. matter
Grade 3 Forces and Motion
A boy kicks a soccer ball. The ball rolls away from him.
Pushing Force 4
Are the forces acting on the ball balanced or unbalanced?
  1. balanced forces
  2. unbalanced forces
Grade 3 Forces and Motion
Quinn accidentally drops his glass of cider. Gravity pulls the glass toward the floor.
Fall - Hot Cider - Small
Are the forces acting on the glass balanced or unbalanced?
  1. balanced forces
  2. unbalanced forces
Grade 3 Forces and Motion
The boy is pulling on a heavy wagon. The wagon does not move.
Pulling Force 3
Are the forces acting on the wagon balanced or unbalanced?
  1. balanced forces
  2. unbalanced forces
Grade 3 Forces and Motion
The children are playing tug of war. They both pull on the rope. The rope moves to the left.
Pulling Force 1
Are the forces acting on the rope balanced or unbalanced?
  1. balanced forces
  2. unbalanced forces
Grade 3 Forces and Motion
The children are playing tug of war. They both pull on the rope, but the rope does not move.
Pulling Force 1
Are the forces acting on the rope balanced or unbalanced?
  1. balanced forces
  2. unbalanced forces
Grade 3 Forces and Motion
Heavy objects have more inertia.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 3 Forces and Motion
The boy pushes the door. The door moves.
Pushing Force 2
Are the forces acting on the door balanced or unbalanced?
  1. balanced forces
  2. unbalanced forces
Grade 3 Forces and Motion
An apple falls off a tree. The force of gravity pulls the apple down toward the ground.
Summer - Tree
Are the forces acting on the apple balanced or unbalanced?
  1. balanced forces
  2. unbalanced forces
Grade 3 Forces and Motion
The woman pushes the shopping cart. The cart rolls forward.
Pushing Force 3
Are the forces acting on the cart balanced or unbalanced?
  1. balanced forces
  2. unbalanced forces
Grade 3 Forces and Motion
The soccer ball is on the ground. It is not moving.
Soccer Ball
Are the forces acting on the ball balanced or unbalanced?
  1. balanced forces
  2. unbalanced forces
Grade 3 Forces and Motion
               is a pulling force that acts on all objects.
  1. Oxygen
  2. Gravity
  3. Force
  4. Landslide
Grade 3 Forces and Motion
Newton's Third Law of Motion states that for every action there is an opposite and equal            reaction           .
Grade 3 Forces and Motion
A boy throwing a ball

Force:       push       
Applying Force:      boy      
Receiving Force:       ball       
Effect on Object Receiving Force:                          ball changes direction                         
Grade 3 Forces and Motion
A girl rolling play-dough

Force:        push       
Applying Force:        girl       
Receiving Force:              play-dough             
Effect on Object Receiving Force:                            play-dough changes shape                           
Grade 3 Forces and Motion
The weight of a dog on a couch

Force:       push       
Applying Force:      dog      
Receiving Force:        couch        
Effect on Object Receiving Force:                       couch changes shape                      
Grade 3 Forces and Motion
Gravity and friction are examples of                 .
  1. motions.
  2. simple machines.
  3. forces.
  4. distances.
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