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written by Larry Dukerich and Jane Jackson
This item is a comprehensive set of homework questions for introductory physics students on Newton's First Law and interacting forces.  It assesses the following:  ability to interpret force diagrams, ability to create force diagrams given specific data, understanding of the concept of equilibrium and net external force, and ability to apply the Law of Inertia in objects at rest or in constant velocity.  It could be used as an informal homework set or as a summative unit test.

This assessment was developed to accompany a related educator's guide for teaching a unit on the topic of Newton's First and Third Laws.  SEE RELATED ITEMS on this page for a link to the educator's guide.  

This item is part of a larger collection of resources and pedagogic materials developed by the Modeling Instruction project at Arizona State University.
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Law of Inertia, Modeling Cycle, Newton, Newton's First Law, assessment, curriculum, homework, inertia, inertia worksheet, learning theory, pedagogy, unit test
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This resource is part of a Physics Front Topical Unit.


Topic: Dynamics: Forces and Motion
Unit Title: Newton's First Law & Inertia

Unit Test/Summative Assessment                                            Grades 11-12
A comprehensive set of questions that accompanies the Modeling Instruction Educator's Guide for Inertia and Interactions (see link above in Content Support). It could be used as an informal homework set or as a unit test.  This item assesses the ability to interpret and create force diagrams, solve problems related to equilibrium and net external force, and apply the Law of Inertia in objects at rest or in constant velocity.

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L. Dukerich and J. Jackson, (2001), WWW Document, (http://modeling.asu.edu/Modeling-pub/Mechanics_curriculum/4-FP-inertia/07_U4%20ws%203.pdf).
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L. Dukerich and J. Jackson, Modeling Instruction Program: Inertia Worksheet 3-Forces and Interactions, (2001), <http://modeling.asu.edu/Modeling-pub/Mechanics_curriculum/4-FP-inertia/07_U4%20ws%203.pdf>.
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Dukerich, L., & Jackson, J. (2006, January 20). Modeling Instruction Program: Inertia Worksheet 3-Forces and Interactions. Retrieved September 20, 2014, from http://modeling.asu.edu/Modeling-pub/Mechanics_curriculum/4-FP-inertia/07_U4%20ws%203.pdf
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Dukerich, Larry, and Jane Jackson. Modeling Instruction Program: Inertia Worksheet 3-Forces and Interactions. January 20, 2006. http://modeling.asu.edu/Modeling-pub/Mechanics_curriculum/4-FP-inertia/07_U4%20ws%203.pdf (accessed 20 September 2014).
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Dukerich, Larry, and Jane Jackson. Modeling Instruction Program: Inertia Worksheet 3-Forces and Interactions. 2001. 20 Jan. 2006. 20 Sep. 2014 <http://modeling.asu.edu/Modeling-pub/Mechanics_curriculum/4-FP-inertia/07_U4%20ws%203.pdf>.
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This is a detailed educator's guide by the same authors on the topic of inertia and interactions.  It contains reference material, labs, and activities to support teaching a unit on Newton's First and Third Laws of Motion.

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