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Conceptual Physics
Fluids (definition & type)
Density
Archimedes' Principle
Floating Objects
Anything that flows
Material property of an obj... D=m/v... kg/m^3... Density of water is…
Buoyant force is equal to the weight of the fluid displaced... F…
Net force is 0
Fluids (definition & type)
Anything that flows
Density
Material property of an obj... D=m/v... kg/m^3... Density of water is…
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Conceptual Physics
Hypothesis
Theory
Law
Controlled Variable
An educated guess only thought to be a fact until it is prove…
Tested multiple times; a synthesis of a large body of info th…
A proven fact; widely applicable
Aspects of the experiment that is kept the same
Hypothesis
An educated guess only thought to be a fact until it is prove…
Theory
Tested multiple times; a synthesis of a large body of info th…
Conceptual physics
find speed.
Find acceleration
Find distance for free fall
Free fall speed
V= d/t
a=Vf-Vo/t
d=1/2 gt (squared)
V= gt
find speed.
V= d/t
Find acceleration
a=Vf-Vo/t
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Conceptual Physics
potential energy
weight
elastic collision
acceleration
the ability to do work... Ep= mgh
Fg=mg
objects bounce off each other with no loss in kinetic energy…
a= Vf-Vi/t... a= F/m
potential energy
the ability to do work... Ep= mgh
weight
Fg=mg
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Conceptual Physics Chapter 5
air resistance
fluid
free-body diagram
inversely
friction, or drag that acts on something moving through the air
anything that flows
a diagram showing all the forces acting on an object
when two values change in opposite directions, so that if one…
air resistance
friction, or drag that acts on something moving through the air
fluid
anything that flows
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conceptual physics :)
Unit
Metric System
Science
Hypothesis
a label that gives a number meaning
The decimal measuring system based on the meter, liter, and g…
asks and answer questions about the natural world
and educated guess that can be tested
Unit
a label that gives a number meaning
Metric System
The decimal measuring system based on the meter, liter, and g…
16 terms
conceptual physics
newton
force
net force
inertia
a scientific unit of force
a push or pull
The combination of all forces that act on an object
The property of things to remain at rest if at rest, and in m…
newton
a scientific unit of force
force
a push or pull
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Physics Conceptual
What is support force equal to?
Is motion relative to other moving obj…
In a perfect physics world friction wo…
What is acceleration?... How do we get ac…
The weight of an object on it
false..Motion is not relative to other moving objects
True
-Change in velocity over time... -also a change in velocity or d…
What is support force equal to?
The weight of an object on it
Is motion relative to other moving obj…
false..Motion is not relative to other moving objects
Conceptual Physics
Acceleration
Average speed
Elapsed time
Free fall
The rate at which the velocity is changing.
Path distance divided by time interval.
The time that has elapsed, or passed, since the beginning of…
Motion under the influence of the gravitational force only.
Acceleration
The rate at which the velocity is changing.
Average speed
Path distance divided by time interval.
Conceptual Physics Chapter 24
absolute zero
adiabatic
Carnot efficiency
entropy
The temperature at which a substance has no kinetic energy pe…
Term applied to expansion or compression of a gas occurring w…
Ideal maximum percentage of input energy that can be converte…
A measure of the amount of disorder in a system.
absolute zero
The temperature at which a substance has no kinetic energy pe…
adiabatic
Term applied to expansion or compression of a gas occurring w…
Conceptual Physics
Fact
Scientific theory
Science
Technology
A close agreement by competent observers who make a series of…
A synthesis of a large body of information that encompasses w…
A way of learning how to tell the difference between what is…
Has to do with tools, techniques. and procedures for putting…
Fact
A close agreement by competent observers who make a series of…
Scientific theory
A synthesis of a large body of information that encompasses w…
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Conceptual Physics
Rate =
Speed
Instantaneous Speed
Average Speed
quantity/time
a measure of how fast something is moving. is the rate at whi…
when the speed of an object is constantly changing. (Accelera…
total distance covered/time interval
Rate =
quantity/time
Speed
a measure of how fast something is moving. is the rate at whi…
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Conceptual Physics
Scientific method
Fact
Hypothesis
Law
An orderly method for gaining organizing and applying new kno…
A close agreement by component observers of a series of obser…
An educated guess
A general hypothesis or statement about the relationship of n…
Scientific method
An orderly method for gaining organizing and applying new kno…
Fact
A close agreement by component observers of a series of obser…
38 terms
Conceptual Physics
measurement
signifigant figures
When multiplying two numbers...
scientific notation
includes quanity and unit
helps determine the confidence of a measurement
... answer in the lowest number of sig figs
shorthand for very large or very small numbers
measurement
includes quanity and unit
signifigant figures
helps determine the confidence of a measurement
Conceptual Physics
zero
friction
inward force
acceleration
An object following a straight line path at a constant speed…
acts in a direction that opposes the motion of an object, com…
a tin can whirled on the end of a string moves in a circle be…
in the absence of air resistance objects fall at a constant _…
zero
An object following a straight line path at a constant speed…
friction
acts in a direction that opposes the motion of an object, com…
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Conceptual Physics
Distinguish between a hypothesis and a…
In daily life, people are often praise…
In daily life, we see many cases of pe…
What test can you perform to increase…
A hypothesis is an educated guess, whereas a theory encompass…
When a scientist finds evidence that contradicts a law, then…
A scientist who lies in a scientific publication will suffer…
See if you can state the objections of your opponents to thei…
Distinguish between a hypothesis and a…
A hypothesis is an educated guess, whereas a theory encompass…
In daily life, people are often praise…
When a scientist finds evidence that contradicts a law, then…
10 terms
Conceptual Physics Chapter 18
Crystal
Density
Elastic
Elastic limit
A regular geometric shape found in a solid in which the compo…
A property of a substance equal to its mass per volume
Term applied to a material that returns to its original shape…
The distance of stretching or compressing and beyond which an…
Crystal
A regular geometric shape found in a solid in which the compo…
Density
A property of a substance equal to its mass per volume
Conceptual Physics
Velocity
Acceleration
Inertia
Speed
Speed in a given direction
Rate of change of velocity
The tendency of objects remain as they are, moving or not mov…
Distance covered per unit of time
Velocity
Speed in a given direction
Acceleration
Rate of change of velocity
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Conceptual Physics
circuit
parallel circuit
series circuit
voltage
A closed loop
A circuit in which current has multiple paths to flow through
A circuit in which current has only one path to flow through
The amount of electric potential energy per unit of charge
circuit
A closed loop
parallel circuit
A circuit in which current has multiple paths to flow through
Conceptual Physics
An object in motion
An object at rest
Force is equal to
For every action there is
Stays in motion
Stays at rest
Mass times acceleration
A reaction
An object in motion
Stays in motion
An object at rest
Stays at rest
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Conceptual Physics
Period
Amplitude
Energy
Crest
time for a particle on a medium to make one complete vibratio…
The maximum amount of displacement of a particle on the mediu…
the capacity for doing work
A point on the wave where the displacement of the medium is a…
Period
time for a particle on a medium to make one complete vibratio…
Amplitude
The maximum amount of displacement of a particle on the mediu…
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Conceptual physics
Friction
inertia
newtons first law`
law of inertia`
The force of restricting the relative motion of solid surfaces
resistance of any physical object to any change in its state…
object in motion tends to stay in motion
also known as newtons first law
Friction
The force of restricting the relative motion of solid surfaces
inertia
resistance of any physical object to any change in its state…
Conceptual Physics
Light takes the path from one point to…
When light meets a polished reflecting…
Your reflected image in a plane is as…
To see your full-height image in a wal…
Quickest
It partly reflects
Your distance from the mirror
Half your height
Light takes the path from one point to…
Quickest
When light meets a polished reflecting…
It partly reflects
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Conceptual Physics Chapter 13
Black hole
Force field
Gravitational field
Lunar eclipse
A mass that has collapsed to so great a density that it's a e…
That which exists and that the space surrounding a mass elect…
A force field that exists in the space around every mass or g…
The cut off of light from the full moon when earth is directl…
Black hole
A mass that has collapsed to so great a density that it's a e…
Force field
That which exists and that the space surrounding a mass elect…
Conceptual physics
When yountravel at thespeed if light
Quantitative
Qualitative
Observation
You age slower
A quantity or number
A quality of an object
First step in the scientific method
When yountravel at thespeed if light
You age slower
Quantitative
A quantity or number
Physics conceptual
Closed circuit
Generator
Two types of electric charge
Magnitude
Required in order to allow energy flow, consists of a continu…
Provides current to a circuit, work is being done
Positive and negative (equal in magnitude)
Greatness or size in amount
Closed circuit
Required in order to allow energy flow, consists of a continu…
Generator
Provides current to a circuit, work is being done
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Physics conceptual
T/F An object that is accelerating mus…
T/F An object with a nonzero velocity…
T/F An object with a nonzero accelerat…
T/F The magnitude of the sum of two ve…
False
True
True
False
T/F An object that is accelerating mus…
False
T/F An object with a nonzero velocity…
True
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Conceptual physics chapter 22
Conduction
Conductor
Convection
Greenhouse effect
Energy transferred from particle to particle within certain m…
Material through which heat can be transferred
A means of heat transfer by movement of the heat substance it…
The warming affect his cause is that short wavelength radiant…
Conduction
Energy transferred from particle to particle within certain m…
Conductor
Material through which heat can be transferred
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conceptual physics
acceleration
force
quantitative
control
increase in the rate or speed of something
strength or energy
measuring something, or it being able to be measured
standard of comparison
acceleration
increase in the rate or speed of something
force
strength or energy
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Conceptual Physics Semester 1
Inertia
Mass
Weight
Normal Force
the tendency of a body to maintain is state of rest or unifor…
the measure of the amount of matter in an object
a measure of the force of gravity on an object
the force perpendicular to a surface that prevents an object…
Inertia
the tendency of a body to maintain is state of rest or unifor…
Mass
the measure of the amount of matter in an object
Conceptual Physics Chapter 38
Photoelectric effect
Photon
Planck's Constant
Quanta (singular: quantum)
The ejection of electrons from certain metals when exposed to…
In the particle model of electromagnetic radiation, a particl…
A fundamental constant of quantum theory that determines the…
The fundamental "size" unit; the smallest amount of anything.…
Photoelectric effect
The ejection of electrons from certain metals when exposed to…
Photon
In the particle model of electromagnetic radiation, a particl…
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Conceptual physics chapter 27
Electromagnetic spectrum
Electromagnetic waves
Infrared
Light-year
The range of electromagnetic waves extending from ratio waves…
A way that is partially electric and partially magnetic and c…
Electromagnetic waves of frequencies lower than the red of vi…
But the distance light travels in one year
Electromagnetic spectrum
The range of electromagnetic waves extending from ratio waves…
Electromagnetic waves
A way that is partially electric and partially magnetic and c…
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Physics Conceptual
If you double the radius of a circle,…
Two children, Joan and Mike, start at…
You plot velocity vs. time. What quant…
A leopard starts from rest at t=0 and…
4
Joan has run a greater distance, but her displacement is less…
Acceleration
three times the distance covered during the first second.
If you double the radius of a circle,…
4
Two children, Joan and Mike, start at…
Joan has run a greater distance, but her displacement is less…
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Conceptual Physics
Gamma Rays
Radio Waves
Order of the electromagnetic spectrum…
Colors of visible light in order (long…
Region with highest frequency
Region with the largest wavelength
-Radio Waves... -Micro Waves... -Infrared Waves... -Visible Light... -UV…
-Red... -Orange... -Yellow... -Green... -Blue... -Indigo... -Violet
Gamma Rays
Region with highest frequency
Radio Waves
Region with the largest wavelength
Conceptual Physics
When resistors are put in parallel wit…
A theory is.......
In a simple parallel circuit.....
In a simple parallel circuit part 2....
smaller than the resistance of any of the resistors.
a synthesis of a large collection of information including we…
voltage across each branch is always the same. Remember the l…
voltage across each branch is the same., current through each…
When resistors are put in parallel wit…
smaller than the resistance of any of the resistors.
A theory is.......
a synthesis of a large collection of information including we…
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Conceptual physics
Pendulum
Frequency
Period
Mass
A mass attached to string or wire
# complete cycles in 1 sec. (HZ, 1/sec, /sec)
Time taken for one full swing (s)
Object at the end "bob"
Pendulum
A mass attached to string or wire
Frequency
# complete cycles in 1 sec. (HZ, 1/sec, /sec)
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Conceptual Physics Chapter 4
Equilibrium
Force
Friction
Inertia
the state of body on which no net force acts
Any influence that tends to accelerate that tends to accelera…
the force that acts to resist the relative motion of object o…
The reluctant of any body to change its state of motion, meas…
Equilibrium
the state of body on which no net force acts
Force
Any influence that tends to accelerate that tends to accelera…
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conceptual physics
Difference between hypothesis and theory
scientific method
why is physics the basic science?
fact
there really isn't a difference because the meaning of theory…
an orderly method for gaining, organizing, and applying new k…
its about the basic nature of things. the understanding of sc…
phenomenon about which competent observers who have made a se…
Difference between hypothesis and theory
there really isn't a difference because the meaning of theory…
scientific method
an orderly method for gaining, organizing, and applying new k…
16 terms
Conceptual Physics Chapter 8
Efficiency
Energy
Fulcrum
Joule
In a machine, the ratio of useful energy output to total ener…
The property of an object or system that enables it to do wor…
the pivot point of a lever
the unit of work and all forms of energy. One ____ of work is…
Efficiency
In a machine, the ratio of useful energy output to total ener…
Energy
The property of an object or system that enables it to do wor…
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Chapter 19: Liquids - Conceptual Physics
Pressure
liquid weight
Pressure of a liquid at rest
Total pressure
force per area on which the force acts; force/area
depends on density; denser liquid exerts more pressure
depends only on density and depth of the liquid, NOT the shap…
(density x depth) + atmospheric pressure
Pressure
force per area on which the force acts; force/area
liquid weight
depends on density; denser liquid exerts more pressure
Conceptual Physics
a. changes in frequency.... b. changes in…
a. Air... b. Water... c. Steel*... d. All the s…
a. compressions.... b. rarefactions.... c. B…
a. frequency.... b. wavelength.... c. speed.…
A standing wave is produced by... reflected waves undergoing
In which of these materials does... sound travel fastest?
Sound travels in air by a series of
When sound undergoes refraction, it... undergoes a change in
a. changes in frequency.... b. changes in…
A standing wave is produced by... reflected waves undergoing
a. Air... b. Water... c. Steel*... d. All the s…
In which of these materials does... sound travel fastest?
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Conceptual Physics EOC review set 4
The application of knowledge to solve…
A what is a representation of an objec…
What is the goal of a scientific method?
Describe precision and accuracy.
Technology
Model
to gather and plan for an organizing and communicating inform…
Precision is a gauge of how exact a measurement is. Accuracy…
The application of knowledge to solve…
Technology
A what is a representation of an objec…
Model
Conceptual Physics
Displacement Formula
Velocity Formula
Speed Formula
Does X affect the Y-axis?
D=ViT+1/2A(T)*2
V=Vi+AT
S=D/T
No
Displacement Formula
D=ViT+1/2A(T)*2
Velocity Formula
V=Vi+AT
Physics Conceptual
Loudness corresponds to amplitude. Pit…
Frequency measured in Hertz describes…
Transverse waves have particles move p…
Waves that do not require a medium to…
Discuss the difference between the loudness and pitch of a so…
Discuss how the frequency and the period of a wave are relate…
Discuss the difference between a transverse and a longitudina…
What is so special about electromagnetic waves?
Loudness corresponds to amplitude. Pit…
Discuss the difference between the loudness and pitch of a so…
Frequency measured in Hertz describes…
Discuss how the frequency and the period of a wave are relate…
Conceptual Physics
Grounding
Triboelectric Series
Insulators
Conductors
connecting something to the earth
(picture) how
materials that do not allow charge to flow easily (glass, pla…
materials that allow charges to flow easily (METALS, iron tin…
Grounding
connecting something to the earth
Triboelectric Series
(picture) how
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conceptual physics
Speed
One possible unit of speed
When you look at the speedometer in a…
Acceleration is defined at the CHANGE in
How fast something is moving
Miles per hour
Instantaneous speed
Velocity divided by the time interval
Speed
How fast something is moving
One possible unit of speed
Miles per hour
Conceptual physics Motion Maps
Motion Maps
Dot
Arrow
Dot alone
Represents the position, velocity, and acceleration of an obj…
Indicates the position of the object
Indicates the direction and speed of the object
Not moving
Motion Maps
Represents the position, velocity, and acceleration of an obj…
Dot
Indicates the position of the object
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Conceptual Physics chapter 12
Magnets : like poles...
Magnets: unlike poles...
If a bar is broken into five pieces, h…
Definition of magnetic field...
repel
attract
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the region of magnetic influence
Magnets : like poles...
repel
Magnets: unlike poles...
attract
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Conceptual Physics Chapter 12
Density
Saltwater is more dense than
freshwater is more dense than
When water freezes
mass/volume
freshwater
alcohol
it expands
Density
mass/volume
Saltwater is more dense than
freshwater
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Conceptual Physics Semester Final
Scalar
Vector
Distance
Displacement
Quantities that describes magnitude (how big or number)
Quantity that describes both magnitude and direction
total amount traveled
Distance and direction from starting to the ending
Scalar
Quantities that describes magnitude (how big or number)
Vector
Quantity that describes both magnitude and direction
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