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The distance an object travels per unit of time.
The SI unit for measuring length.
The SI unit for measuring volume.
The distance and direction of an object's change in position from starting point.
The SI unit for measuring mass.
a testable prediction to a scientific problem.
Transfer of energy that occurs when a force makes an object move. Calculated by taking F x D.
The speed and direction of an object in motion. Measure in m/s.
The rate of change of velocity. Measured in m/s squared.
In an experiment, the variable you are testing.
In an experiment, the condition that is measured and affected during an experiment.
A push or pull exerted on an object calculated by multiplying mass times acceleration.
The tendency of an object to resist any change in its motion.
A force that opposes the sliding motion of two surfaces that are touching.
A standard for comparison in a scientific experiment.
An attractive force between any two objects that depends on the masses of the objects and the distance between them.
The gravitational force exerted on an object. Calculated by multiplying mass times gravity.
A factor that does not change when other variables change.
SI unit for force.
SI unit for energy.
Stored energy due to an object's position.
The energy a moving object has because of its motion.
The property a moving object has that is equal to its mass times its velocity.
the amount of work done in a certain amount of time (one second).
SI unit for power.
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