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There are 3 NRICH Mathematical resources connected to Newton's laws of motion, you may find related items under Mechanics.

Broad Topics > Mechanics > Newton's laws of motion

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Whirlyball

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

Whirl a conker around in a horizontal circle on a piece of string. What is the smallest angular speed with which it can whirl?

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Phase Space

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

Explore the issues surrounding the concept of Phase Space.

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Modelling Assumptions in Mechanics

Age 16 to 18

An article demonstrating mathematically how various physical modelling assumptions affect the solution to the seemingly simple problem of the projectile.