Additional Learning Tools and Resources

Watching a presentation is a passive activity. Getting information is important ... but its not the destination or end point. Now that you've watched the video, its time to do something with the information you've heard. It's time to act on it. The resources below provide an opportunity to do this. We encourage learners to solidify their learning through the use of one or more of the following resources.

Concept Builder: Recognizing Forces

Students love Concept Builders. They provide practice on questions with immediate feedback to answers. Missed questions re-appear until mistakes are corrected. There are mulitple levels of difficulty. This Concept Builder provides practice with recognizing the force types acting upon objects.


Concept Builder: Match That Free-Body Diagram

Similar to the above, this Concept Builder provides practice recognizing force types and usinig the recognition to identify the free-body diagram for an object in a given situation.

Physics Interactives: Newton’s Laws Section - Free-Body Diagrams

Our Free-Body Diagrams interactive is one of the most popular pages on our website. There must be a reason for that. Check it out!


Physics Classroom Tutorial: Newton’s Laws Chapter, Lesson 2, Types of Forces

When you need a quick written reference, turn to our Tutorial section. It reads like a book but feels like a conversation. Try it!