Kaufman/Guthrie Key Science words Chapter 2
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A push or pull exerted on an object.
A unit of measure that equals the force required to accelerate 1 kilogram of mass at 1 meter per son per second.
The overall force on a n object when all individual forces acting on it are added together.
Friction that occurs when one solid surface SLIDES over another.
Friction that acts between objects that are NOT MOVING.
Friction that occurs as an object moves through a FLUID.
Friction that occurs when an object ROLLS over a surface.
The attractive force between objects; the force that moves objects downhill.
The amount of matter in an object.
A measure of the force of gravity acting on an object
The tendency of an object to resist a change in motion
The product of an object's mass and velocity
Law of Conservation of Momentum
The rule that in the absence of outside forces the total momentum of objects that interact does not change
The motion of a falling object when the only force acting on it is gravity
Any object that orbits around another object in space
A force that causes an object to move in a circle
The force that two surfaces exert on each other when they rub against each other.