# Newtons 3 Laws Applying To A Ballon Poweredracecar

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Science Newton’s 3 Laws Paper Newton’s 1st Law: Newton’s 1st is an object in motion will stay in motion unless acted upon by an outside force. This law applies to my balloon powered racecar because when we release the straw, it allows the air to escape through the straw making the object (racecar) move forward. The object will then keep going forward unless acted upon by an outside force. The outside force would be for example, a rock that flips the racecar over. This is considered an outside force because the rock stops the car from staying in motion by flipping it over. Newton’s 1st law is also, an object at rest will stay at rest unless acted upon by an outside force. This applies to the racecar because an object at rest will stay in rest unless acted upon by an outside force. The object is of course the racecar and the outside force is us because when we released the straw, the air escapes out of the straw forcing the car to move forward. This is how Newton’s 1st law applies to my balloon powered racecar. Newton’s 2nd Law: To move a mass, you need a force. The racecar demonstrates Newton’s 2nd because the mass that you are moving is the racecar, and to move the racecar you need a force. The force is considered to be the air that releases from the balloon through the straw because this force allows the car to move forward. Newton’s 3rd Law: For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction. The racecar demonstrates Newton’s 3rd law because the action that takes place in this project is the air blowing out through straw when the balloon is filled with air. The reaction that happens is the car moving forward. This is considered to be the reaction because it happens immediately after the action happens. The changes that I would make to enhance my racecar’s performance are to use another balloon to achieve the fastest acceleration and the