Force & Motion

Force and Motion

Everything in the universe moves. It might only be a small amount of movement and very slow, but movement does happen. Even if you appear to be standing still, the Earth is actually moving around the Sun all the time, and the Sun is moving around our galaxy. The movement never stops! The physics of motion is all about forces. Forces need to act upon an object to get it moving, or to change its motion. Changes in motion won't just happen on their own. Learn more about Forces & Motion here!

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