Newton’s Apple Newton’s Apple
ReadOasis Step 2 (Part 1) Creative Commons photo by Kevin Bedel A light wind blew through the garden and shook the trees. From one... Newton’s Apple

ReadOasis Step 2
(Part 1)

Creative Commons photo by Kevin Bedel

A light wind blew through the garden and shook the trees. From one tree, an apple fell and hit the ground. Isaac heard the sound, and it disturbed his thoughts. At the time, he was walking in his mother’s garden, and the apple had fallen from a nearby tree. Isaac began to wonder. Why did the apple fall down? Why hadn’t it fallen up? Or why didn’t it fall across?

What force had drawn the apple from the branch to the ground? This s...

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