Sir Isaac Newton’s Third Law of Motion!

NOTE: Check out the previous posts about Isaac Newton’s first law of motion and Isaac Newton’s second law of motion.

What is Isaac Newton’s Third Law of Motion?

Sir Isaac Newton’s first law of motion is basically an action that Sir Isaac Newton, a famous scientist and mathematician, observed in the universe. The word “law” just means that this statement applies to all thing, not matter what size. The third law states that…

For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction.

That means that when an object starts moving, there will be another reaction that will be the opposite of what the object is feeling. An example is when a rocket launches. When the engines are fired, the action is the engines firing and the opposite reaction is that the rocket goes up when the engine is pointed downwards. This law can be seen everywhere from letting a balloon go to airplanes flying through the sky!