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“If I have seen farther, it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.”

Sir Isaac Newton

Welcome to Science People!, the science hub of The Wild Life centered on the physics and chemistry concepts and principles that make the study of life possible!

What is Equilibrium?

When you lay in bed on your phone, you’re at rest. You aren’t moving. To get nerdy for a moment, you’re in equilibrium. Well, one kind at least.

What is Newton’s 1st Law? + Inertia

If you’re here, it’s either because you have been following the series, you need help on homework, or you just like science. Either way, today it’s time to introduce Newton’s Laws.

What is Net Force?

As we start to explore the world of physics and motion and look at how things interact more closely, we start to see that nothing happens without affecting or being affected by something else.

What is Force?

No, not that kind of force. But that would be so cool, wouldn’t it?! We’re talking about the science kind of force. IN SCIENCE, A FORCE IS ANY PUSH OR PULL BETWEEN ONE OBJECT AND ANOTHER  The universe is full of them and we have names for just about every kind! The best part? We … Continue reading What is Force?

How Much Does the Sky Weigh?

It’s a question you may have never asked, or wondered about, but now I bet you’re wondering. As it turns out, it’s an unexpectedly loaded question, too!

Understanding Motion: Centripetal & Projectile Motion

Here’s where motion starts a commotion.