Simple Machines/Force and Motion
Terms in this set (16)
A simple machine made of a post with an inclined plane wrapped around it:
The threads on a jar and on the inside of the lid are both examples
A change in position of an object
The position of an object
Balance forces are two forces acting in opposite directions on an object, and equal in size
A simple machine made of a bar that pivots on a fixed point
The measure of the change in an object's position in a unit of time
A machine with few or no moving parts that you apply just one force to: Ex: a wheelbarrow and a shovel
A simple machine that is a slanted surface
wheel and axle
A simple machine made of a wheel and an axle that turn together.
A simple machine made of two inclined planes placed back to back.
A simple machine that consists of a wheel with a line around it.
Forces of unequal strength; shown by objects that are moving
The force that pulls all objects toward the Earth
The property of matter that keeps an object at rest or moving in a straight line.
-Standing still not moving
-Having a fixed position; not moving
A pull or push that causes an object to move, stop, or change direction.
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