Conceptual Physics, Chapter 3, Newton's First Law of Motion- inertia


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forces cause... ,
changes in motion
greek scientist who studied motion
What are the two types of motion, according to Aristotle
Natural and Violent motion
Natural motion
a force going straight up or straight down
example of natural motion
boulder falling down to the ground
smoke rising into the air
violent motion
imposed motion, result of forces being pushed or pulled, has to be in a natural resting place to happen
example of violent motion
a cart moved by a horse
a ship being pushed by the wind
nicolaus copernicus
astronomer that formulated the idea of moving earth
what did copernicus state about Earth's motion
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