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Conceptual Physics; Newton's First Law: Inertia

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Aristotle's views on motion
Natural and Violent
Force
Push or pull
Scientist who reasoned Earth and other planets moved around the Sun
Copernicus
Friction
Name given to the force that acts between materials that touch as they move past each other
Scientist who argued that a force is only needed to keep an object moving if friction is present
Galileo
Slope downward
Speed increases
Slope upward
Speed decreases
NO slope
Speed doesn't change
Inertia
Property of a body to resist changes to its state of motion
Newton's first law/Law of Inertia
Every object continues in a state of rest, or of uniform speed in a straight line, unless acted on by a nonzero net force
Volume
How much space something takes up
Kilogram
Fundamental unit used to measure mass
Weight
Mass under the force of gravity
Mass
Quantity of matter in an object
2.2 lbs.
1 kg
10 N under the influence of gravity
1 kg
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