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Year 10 Science Forces and Motion Revision

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Force
A push, pull or twist that causes an object to accelerate, decelerate, change direction or change shape
Acceleration
The change in velocity over time
Speed
The rate at which distance is covered
Velocity
Speed in a given direction
Newton's First Law
Law of Inertia
Newton's Second Law
Force = Mass x Acceleration
Newton's Third Law
For every action there is an equal and opposite reaction
Friction
The force that opposes the motion of one surface as it moves across another surface
Gravity
The force of attraction between all masses in the universe
Mass
The amount of matter in an object
Weight
The force on a mass that is caused by gravity.