(ISBN 0-7872-3930-5, 372 pages)

Overview of the Minds•On Physics Materials | vii | |

How to Use This Book | ix | |

Answers & Instructional Aids for Teachers: | 211 | |

36 | Introducing Vectors | 211 |

37 | Representing Vectors Using Components | 221 |

38 | Changing Vector Representations | 225 |

39 | Adding Vectors | 231 |

40 | Finding Changes in Vector Quantities | 239 |

41 | Recognizing Interactions | 249 |

42 | Identifying Interactions | 255 |

43 | Interpreting Measurements of Forces | 261 |

44 | More Interpreting Measurements of Forces | 267 |

45 | Recognizing Forces in Realistic Situations | 275 |

46 | Comparing Magnitudes of Forces | 283 |

47 | More Comparing Magnitudes of Forces | 289 |

48 | Understanding Friction Forces | 295 |

49 | Calculating Forces Using Empirical Laws | 303 |

50 | Recognizing and Interpreting Free-Body Diagrams | 311 |

51 | Drawing and Using Free-Body Diagrams | 319 |

52 | Analyzing Physical Situations Using Free-Body Diagrams | 327 |

53 | Describing Physical Situations Using Free-Body Diagrams | 335 |

54 | Summarizing and Structuring Interactions | 343 |

55 | Analyzing Physical Situations Using Newton's First and Second Laws | 351 |

56 | More Analyzing Physical Situations Using Newton's First and Second Laws | 365 |

57 | Relating the Forces Exerted on an Object to its Motion | 375 |

58 | Making Distinctions Between Newton's Second and Third Laws | 381 |

59 | Reasoning with Newton's Laws | 389 |

60 | More Reasoning with Newton's Laws | 395 |

61 | Using Newton's Laws to Determine the Magnitudes and Directions of Forces | 403 |

62 | Solving Problems with Newton's Laws | 411 |

63 | Analyzing Forces without Empirical Laws | 421 |

64 | Calculating the Values of Physical Parameters and Quantities | 427 |

65 | Labeling Parts of Solutions and Executing Solution Plans | 433 |

66 | Developing Solution Plans and Solving Force Problems | 445 |

67 | Solving Force Problems: Reflection and Integration | 455 |

68 | Summarizing and Structuring Dynamics | 459 |

69 | Going Beyond Newton's Laws | 465 |

70 | Looking for New Principles | 471 |

Answer Sheets | end |