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written by Robert Morse
This collection of applets explores the physics of force and momentum through simulations of a spaceship moving through space.  The user can turn the spaceship and fire the engines. The user must use these two abilities to navigate the ship around simple obstacles.
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Classical Mechanics
- Newton's First Law
- Newton's Second Law
- High School
- Middle School
- Instructional Material
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© 1993 Robert Morse
Inertia, force, motion, simulation
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Metadata instance created April 9, 2006 by Jason Garman
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May 5, 2011 by Tom Henderson
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Morse, R. (2006, April 21). Inertia Games. Retrieved July 5, 2020, from
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Morse, Robert. Inertia Games. April 21, 2006. (accessed 5 July 2020).
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Morse, Robert. Inertia Games. 1993. 21 Apr. 2006. 5 July 2020 <>.
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Inertia Games:

Is a Student Extra Of Physics Classroom: Inertia and Mass
Is a Student Extra Of Physics Classroom: State of Motion
Is a Teaching Guide For The Physics Classroom: Newton's First Law of Motion

The Inertia Games provides an engaging application of Newton's laws of motion as discussed in The Physics Classroom Tutorial.

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