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scientific method

how can only 7 basic units serve to exp…

precision- how close a series of number…

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ask question, observe, hypothesis, test results, share results

dunno

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5 sig figs

scientific method

ask question, observe, hypothesis, test results, share results

how can only 7 basic units serve to exp…

dunno

action force

reaction force

interaction

Newton's third law

the initial push or pull of one object on another object

force acting in the opposite direction

the result of things acting upon or with one another

For every action there is an equal and opposite reaction

action force

the initial push or pull of one object on another object

reaction force

force acting in the opposite direction

Physics

Scientific fact

Hypothesis

Scientific law or principle

is about the nature of basic things such as motion, forces, en…

is a close agreement by competent observerswho make a series o…

is an educated guess that is not fully accepted.

hypothesis that is test over and over and not contradicted.

Physics

is about the nature of basic things such as motion, forces, en…

Scientific fact

is a close agreement by competent observerswho make a series o…

vibration

wave

period

simple harmonic motion

an oscillation, or repeating back and forth motion, about an e…

A disturbance that repeats regularly in space and time and tha…

the time required to complete a single cycle

the back and forth vibratory motion of a swinging pendulum

vibration

an oscillation, or repeating back and forth motion, about an e…

wave

A disturbance that repeats regularly in space and time and tha…

vibration

wave

period

simple harmonic motion

an oscillation, or repeating back and forth motion, about an e…

A disturbance that repeats regularly in space and time and tha…

the time required to complete a single cycle

the back and forth vibratory motion of a swinging pendulum

vibration

an oscillation, or repeating back and forth motion, about an e…

wave

A disturbance that repeats regularly in space and time and tha…

Interference

Double Slit experiment

Diffraction

Thin Film Interference

When light waves interact with other light waves either constr…

Light goes through two slits and is diffracted which causes in…

Light is bent around a corner

A natural phenomenon in which light waves reflected by the upp…

Interference

When light waves interact with other light waves either constr…

Double Slit experiment

Light goes through two slits and is diffracted which causes in…

Scientific method

Problem (Observation)... Hypothesis... Experi…

Controlled experiment

Control

An orderly method for gaining, organizing, and applying new kn…

What are the 5 steps of the Scientific Method?

usually has a control group that is kept under normal conditio…

a group that is kept under normal conditions, used as a compar…

Scientific method

An orderly method for gaining, organizing, and applying new kn…

Problem (Observation)... Hypothesis... Experi…

What are the 5 steps of the Scientific Method?

vibration

wave

period

simple harmonic motion

an oscillation, or repeating back and forth motion, about an e…

A disturbance that repeats regularly in space and time and tha…

the time required for a completer orbit or to complete a singl…

the back and forth vibratory motion of a swinging pendulum

vibration

an oscillation, or repeating back and forth motion, about an e…

wave

A disturbance that repeats regularly in space and time and tha…

Newton's third law of motion

Vector quantity

Scalar quantity

Vector

Whenever one object exerts a force on a second object, the sec…

A quantity that has both magnitude and direction. Examples are…

A quantity that has magnitude but not direction. Examples are…

An arrow drawn to scale used to represent a vector quantity.

Newton's third law of motion

Whenever one object exerts a force on a second object, the sec…

Vector quantity

A quantity that has both magnitude and direction. Examples are…

current

generator

volts

qualitative

A flow of electric charge.

A machine that converts mechanical energy into electrical ener…

measures the push of electricity through a conductor

observation... (ex: I noticed....)

current

A flow of electric charge.

generator

A machine that converts mechanical energy into electrical ener…

Period

Frequency

Amplitude

Wavelength

One back and forth swing

The number of waves per second- The unit of frequency is hertz…

The height of a wave from the midline

The length of one wave

Period

One back and forth swing

Frequency

The number of waves per second- The unit of frequency is hertz…

force

net force

vector

vector quantity

A push or pull exerted on an object

The combination of all forces acting on an object

An arrow that has represents the magnitude and direction of a…

a quantity that needs both magnitude and direction for a compl…

force

A push or pull exerted on an object

net force

The combination of all forces acting on an object

Lens

Converging Lens

Convex Lens

Diverging Lens

A piece of glass (or other transparent material) that can bend…

A lens that is thickest in the middle, causing parallel rays o…

A lens that is thickest in the middle, causing parallel rays o…

A lens that is thinnest in the middle and that causes parallel…

Lens

A piece of glass (or other transparent material) that can bend…

Converging Lens

A lens that is thickest in the middle, causing parallel rays o…

1) high/positive low/negative

4) voltage

5) ampere (A)

8) restistance

Electric charge flows form a region _______ electric potential…

If we think about potential difference we are thinking about _…

The unit for current is the ____________.

The ohm (Ω) is the unit for electrical ________________.

1) high/positive low/negative

Electric charge flows form a region _______ electric potential…

4) voltage

If we think about potential difference we are thinking about _…

Whirl a rock at the end of a string on…

A sheet of paper can be withdrawn from…

A heavy object and a light object are d…

The newton is a unit of:

follow a straight-line path

the milk carton has inertia

the heavier object

force

Whirl a rock at the end of a string on…

follow a straight-line path

A sheet of paper can be withdrawn from…

the milk carton has inertia

The newton is a unit of a. force b. mas…

If an object's mass is decreasing while…

Two billiard balls having the same mass…

An object is propelled along a straight…

a. force

c. increases.

a. 0

c. twice as much.

The newton is a unit of a. force b. mas…

a. force

If an object's mass is decreasing while…

c. increases.

component vector

projectile

resultant vector

satellite

one of the vectors whose sum is the resultant vector

an object that moves through air the air or through space, act…

result of adding two or more vectors

An object that revolves around another object

component vector

one of the vectors whose sum is the resultant vector

projectile

an object that moves through air the air or through space, act…

work

joule

power

watt

Force x Distance... or ... A result of a force moving an object a c…

A unit of work equal to one newton-meter

the rate at which work is done

A measure of power equal to one joule of work per second.

work

Force x Distance... or ... A result of a force moving an object a c…

joule

A unit of work equal to one newton-meter

Scientific method

Problem (Observation)... Hypothesis... Experi…

Independent variable

Dependent variable

An orderly method for gaining, organizing, and applying new kn…

What are the 5 steps of the Scientific Method?

variable that is purposely changed to test its effects

variable that is affected by the independent variable

Scientific method

An orderly method for gaining, organizing, and applying new kn…

Problem (Observation)... Hypothesis... Experi…

What are the 5 steps of the Scientific Method?

force

net force

vector

equilibrium

push or pull

combination of all forces acting on an object

arrow that represents magnitude and direction of a quantity

when an object is at rest or moving at a constant speed in a s…

force

push or pull

net force

combination of all forces acting on an object

An airplane in an acrobatic loop-the-lo…

When you stand on two bathroom scales,…

An object can be in equilibrium whether…

When Nellie Newton hangs evenly by a pa…

false

half your weight

true

half her weight

An airplane in an acrobatic loop-the-lo…

false

When you stand on two bathroom scales,…

half your weight

Friction

Inertia

Newton's Law

Kilgrams

The name given to the force that acts between materials that t…

The property of a body able to resist changes to its state of…

Also known as Law of inertia, is a restatement of Galileo's id…

The measurement of mass.

Friction

The name given to the force that acts between materials that t…

Inertia

The property of a body able to resist changes to its state of…