Force and Motion Science Unit

17 terms by mrscascio 

Create a new folder

Advertisement Upgrade to remove ads

direction

the path a moving object follows

work

using force to move an object

motion

a change in an object's position

distance

the measure of how far an object as traveled

simple machine

a device with few parts that makes work easier by changing the strength or direction of a force

gravity

a force that pulls objects toward each other

speed

how fast or slow an object is moving

inclined plane

a skateboard ramp

screw

an inclined plan wrapped around a cylinder

wedge

two inclined planes together, like an ax

wheel and axle

a doorknob; changes a weak circular force to a strong one

lever

a hammer, when used to remove nails or a stiff bar and a fixed point

pulley

a rope and a wheel

forces

gravity, friction and magnetism

force

push or pull

friction

a force that slows down or stops motion between two surfaces that touch

magnetism

a force that pushes or pulls some materials

Please allow access to your computer’s microphone to use Voice Recording.

Having trouble? Click here for help.

We can’t access your microphone!

Click the icon above to update your browser permissions above and try again

Example:

Reload the page to try again!

Reload

Press Cmd-0 to reset your zoom

Press Ctrl-0 to reset your zoom

It looks like your browser might be zoomed in or out. Your browser needs to be zoomed to a normal size to record audio.

Please upgrade Flash or install Chrome
to use Voice Recording.

For more help, see our troubleshooting page.

Your microphone is muted

For help fixing this issue, see this FAQ.

Star this term

You can study starred terms together

NEW! Voice Recording

Create Set