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This website, from the Physics Classroom, offers a detailed physics tutorial for high school students explaining Newton's Third Law of  Motion. The page gives a thorough description of action-reaction force pairs with illustrations and example exercises. Links are provided to tutorials on Newton's other laws of motion.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Motion, Forces, and Energy
- Newton's Third Law
= Action/Reaction
- High School
- Instructional Material
= Tutorial
- Reference Material
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image © Institute of Physics; image source; larger image This resource was a Physics To Go feature from March 1, 2009 until March 16, 2009. View the feature here!


Access Rights: Free access
Restriction: © 2002 The Physics Classroom and Mathsoft Education & Engineering, Inc.
Has a copyright or other licensing restriction.
Keywords: Action-reaction, equal, opposite, reaction
Record Creator: Metadata instance created February 25, 2009 by Logan Hancock
Record Updated: Jun 23, 2011 by Tom Henderson
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November 13, 2003
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AIP Format
(The Physics Classroom, 2002), WWW Document, (http://www.physicsclassroom.com/class/newtlaws/U2L4b.cfm).
AJP/PRST-PER
The Physics Classroom: Identifying Action and Reaction Force Pairs, (The Physics Classroom, 2002), <http://www.physicsclassroom.com/class/newtlaws/U2L4b.cfm>.
APA Format
The Physics Classroom: Identifying Action and Reaction Force Pairs. (2003, November 13). Retrieved November 27, 2014, from The Physics Classroom: http://www.physicsclassroom.com/class/newtlaws/U2L4b.cfm
Chicago Format
The Physics Classroom. The Physics Classroom: Identifying Action and Reaction Force Pairs. The Physics Classroom, November 13, 2003. http://www.physicsclassroom.com/class/newtlaws/U2L4b.cfm (accessed 27 November 2014).
MLA Format
The Physics Classroom: Identifying Action and Reaction Force Pairs. The Physics Classroom, 2002. 13 Nov. 2003. 27 Nov. 2014 <http://www.physicsclassroom.com/class/newtlaws/U2L4b.cfm>.
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