Introduction to Newton's First Law of Motion (5:30)
Learn about Newton’s First Law of Motion with two examples shown. Plus, I snuck in some free body diagrams and subtle hints at Newton’s Second and Third Laws as well. Thank you so much to Mrs. Zeller for being a Flipping Physics Correspondent!
0:08 Newton’s First Law of Motion
0:34 1st Example: Mrs. Zeller presents an object at rest
1:08 What does it mean “No net external force acting on the rock”?
2:20 2nd Example: An object in motion
3:21 What does “constant velocity” mean?
4:00 Also called the Law of Inertia
4:22 The two most common mistakes students make
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Newton picture attributed to 'English School' (Bonhams) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons