Force and Motion Science Unit

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the path a moving object follows


using force to move an object


a change in an object's position


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


a force that pulls objects toward each other


how fast or slow an object is moving

inclined plane

a skateboard ramp


an inclined plan wrapped around a cylinder


two inclined planes together, like an ax

wheel and axle

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


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


a rope and a wheel


gravity, friction and magnetism


push or pull


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


a force that pushes or pulls some materials

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