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This NASA website briefly explains the history of Sir Isaac Newton, concentrating mainly on his Three Laws of motion. It then applies these concepts to the principles of rockets. It thoroughly describes the concepts of force, momentum, acceleration and inertia via Newton's Three Laws and differential calculus. The website also goes indepth in the relationship between rocket thrust and Newton's Third Law.

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    Education Levels:

    • Grade 1
    • Grade 6
    • Grade 8
    • Grade 9

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    oai:nsdl.org:2200/20070902192741388T,Informal Education,Newton's First Law,NSDL,Undergraduate (Upper Division),Technology,Undergraduate (Lower Division),Classical Mechanics,Higher Education,High School,Rockets,Newton's Third Law,Applications of Newton's Laws,NSDL_SetSpec_439869,Physics,Inertia,Newton's Second Law,Newton's Laws

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    English

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