the The Physics Classroom
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.
9-12: 4F/H4. Whenever one thing exerts a force on another, an equal amount of force is exerted back on it.
Next Generation Science Standards
Disciplinary Core Ideas (K-12)
Forces and Motion (PS2.A)
For any pair of interacting objects, the force exerted by the first object on the second object is equal in strength to the force that the second object exerts on the first, but in the opposite direction (Newton's third law). (6-8)
Henderson, T. (2014, November 13). The Physics Classroom: Newton's Third Law. Retrieved February 19, 2017, from The Physics Classroom: http://www.physicsclassroom.com/class/newtlaws/Lesson-4/Newton-s-Third-Law
Henderson, Tom. The Physics Classroom: Newton's Third Law. The Physics Classroom, November 13, 2014. http://www.physicsclassroom.com/class/newtlaws/Lesson-4/Newton-s-Third-Law (accessed 19 February 2017).
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