Forces and Motion

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Motion
A change of position. Moving from one place to another.
Distance
How far it is from one location to another.
Speed
The distance an object moves in a certain period of time.
Force
Any kind of push or pull
Friction
is one force that stops things or slows them down
Gravity
is a force that pulls two objects together
Weight
is a measure of the force of gravity on an object
Motion
objects can travel in one direction, change direction or move fast or slow.
Strength, direction, mass
affect the motion of an object
Force
you must apply this to make an object move
net force
the sum of all the forces on an object
friction
is one force that stops things or slows them down.
gravity
is a force that pulls two objects together.