# Study sets matching "definition physical science forces motion"

Force

Newton

Net Force

Friction

A push or pull that acts on an object

A unit of measure that equals the force required to accelerate…

The overall force acting on an object after all the forces are…

A force that opposes motion between two surfaces that are in c…

Force

A push or pull that acts on an object

Newton

A unit of measure that equals the force required to accelerate…

Force

Newton

Net Force

Friction

A push or pull that acts on an object

A unit of measure that equals the force required to accelerate…

The overall force acting on an object after all the forces are…

A force that opposes motion between two surfaces that are in c…

Force

A push or pull that acts on an object

Newton

A unit of measure that equals the force required to accelerate…

Force

Newton

Net Force

Friction

A push or pull that acts on an object

A unit of measure that equals the force required to accelerate…

The overall force acting on an object after all the forces are…

A force that opposes motion between two surfaces that are in c…

Force

A push or pull that acts on an object

Newton

A unit of measure that equals the force required to accelerate…

Distance

Displacement

Average speed

Instantaneous speed

describes how far an object has moved

the distance and direction of an object's change in position o…

the total distance the object travels divided by the total tim…

the speed of the object at a given point in time

Distance

describes how far an object has moved

Displacement

the distance and direction of an object's change in position o…

Law of Conservation of Momentum

static friction

sliding friction

rolling friction

the momentum lost by object 1 is equal to the momentum gained…

force that prevents two surfaces from sliding; no motion

force that opposes the motion of two surfaces sliding past eac…

force between a rolling object and a surface

Law of Conservation of Momentum

the momentum lost by object 1 is equal to the momentum gained…

static friction

force that prevents two surfaces from sliding; no motion

Distance

Displacement

Average speed

Instantaneous speed

describes how far an object has moved

the distance and direction of an object's change in position o…

the total distance the object travels divided by the total tim…

the speed of the object at a given point in time

Distance

describes how far an object has moved

Displacement

the distance and direction of an object's change in position o…

Balanced Forces

Unbalanced Forces

Gravitational Force

Velocity

2 equal forces that act upon an object in opposite directions

2 or more forces pushing or pulling against each other resulti…

the force of attraction between all masses in the universe

rate of change of position of an object in a specified directi…

Balanced Forces

2 equal forces that act upon an object in opposite directions

Unbalanced Forces

2 or more forces pushing or pulling against each other resulti…

Force

Net force

Newtons 1st Law

Newton's 2nd law

a pull or push

The combination of forces acting on an object at any given poi…

Objects at rest tend to stay at rest and objects in motion ten…

The acceleration of an object is in the same direction as the…

Force

a pull or push

Net force

The combination of forces acting on an object at any given poi…

Force

Newton

Net Force

Friction

A push or pull that acts on an object

A unit of measure that equals the force required to accelerate…

The overall force acting on an object after all the forces are…

A force that opposes motion between two surfaces that are in c…

Force

A push or pull that acts on an object

Newton

A unit of measure that equals the force required to accelerate…

Motion

Frame of Referance

Position

Distance

a change in an objects position relative to a reference point

a coordinate system in position of an object is measured

location of an object in relation to a reference point

length of path taken to get from point A to B... (distance is alw…

Motion

a change in an objects position relative to a reference point

Frame of Referance

a coordinate system in position of an object is measured

Force

Newton

Net Force

Friction

A push or pull that acts on an object

A unit of measure that equals the force required to accelerate…

The overall force acting on an object after all the forces are…

A force that opposes motion between two surfaces that are in c…

Force

A push or pull that acts on an object

Newton

A unit of measure that equals the force required to accelerate…

Force

Newton

Net Force

Friction

A push or pull that acts on an object

A unit of measure that equals the force required to accelerate…

The overall force acting on an object after all the forces are…

A force that opposes motion between two surfaces that are in c…

Force

A push or pull that acts on an object

Newton

A unit of measure that equals the force required to accelerate…

Distance

Displacement

Average speed

Instantaneous speed

describes how far an object has moved

the distance and direction of an object's change in position o…

the total distance the object travels divided by the total tim…

the speed of the object at a given point in time

Distance

describes how far an object has moved

Displacement

the distance and direction of an object's change in position o…

Lever

Wheel

Axel

Inclined Plane

a simple machine that consists of a bar that pivots at a fixed…

Two different sized circular objects that are attached togethe…

The rod through the center of a wheel on which it turns.

A slanted surface along which a force moves an object to a dif…

Lever

a simple machine that consists of a bar that pivots at a fixed…

Wheel

Two different sized circular objects that are attached togethe…

gravity

friction

law of universal gravitation

normal force

an attractive force that exists between all objects that have…

a force thats opposes the movement between two surfaces in con…

all objects are attracted to each other with the force that de…

a force exerted by an object that is perpendicular to the surf…

gravity

an attractive force that exists between all objects that have…

friction

a force thats opposes the movement between two surfaces in con…

Absorb

Acceleration

Amplitude

Attraction

To take up and store energy without reflecting or transmitting…

The rate at which velocity is changing. The change may involve…

A measurement that indicates the movement or vibration of wave…

A push or a pull that one object exerts on another object with…

Absorb

To take up and store energy without reflecting or transmitting…

Acceleration

The rate at which velocity is changing. The change may involve…

Force

Newton

Net Force

Friction

A push or pull that acts on an object

A unit of measure that equals the force required to accelerate…

The overall force acting on an object after all the forces are…

A force that opposes motion between two surfaces that are in c…

Force

A push or pull that acts on an object

Newton

A unit of measure that equals the force required to accelerate…

work

joules

scalars

vectors

force * distance... units= joules

unit for work, kg*m2/s2

quantities that are fully described by numerical value represe…

quantities that are fully described by both a numerical value…

work

force * distance... units= joules

joules

unit for work, kg*m2/s2

Scalar

Vector

Distance

Displacement

have a size (magnitude) only, and no direction.

have a size and a direction.

is how far something has travelled regardless of direction.

How far something is from its starting point in a straight lin…

Scalar

have a size (magnitude) only, and no direction.

Vector

have a size and a direction.

Aristotle

Speed

relative motion

newtons law

Classified Motion into two kinds: natural motion and unnatural…

a description of how fast, velocity is and in what direction

motion relative to something else.

influenced by Galileos findings

Aristotle

Classified Motion into two kinds: natural motion and unnatural…

Speed

a description of how fast, velocity is and in what direction

Motion

Frame of reference

Distance

Displacement

When an object is changing position relative to a point

A point that identifies a precise location of an object in spa…

How far an object has moved

The change in position of an object (not necessarily equivalen…

Motion

When an object is changing position relative to a point

Frame of reference

A point that identifies a precise location of an object in spa…

Motion

Reference Point/Frame

Scalar

Vector

An object's change in position relative to a reference point.

What a stationary object is called (Earth is a common referenc…

A physical quantity that has magnitude only.

A quantity that has magnitude and direction

Motion

An object's change in position relative to a reference point.

Reference Point/Frame

What a stationary object is called (Earth is a common referenc…

Force

Newton

Net Force

Friction

A push or pull that acts on an object

A unit of measure that equals the force required to accelerate…

The overall force acting on an object after all the forces are…

A force that opposes motion between two surfaces that are in c…

Force

A push or pull that acts on an object

Newton

A unit of measure that equals the force required to accelerate…

Motion

Newton's Laws of Motion

Force

Applied Force

is change in an object's position

Fundemental principles of motion... 1. objects in motion will sta…

is an influence that causes an object to undergo a change in m…

Force applied directly to an object by another object or perso…

Motion

is change in an object's position

Newton's Laws of Motion

Fundemental principles of motion... 1. objects in motion will sta…

speed

velocity

momentum

acceleration

how fast an object moves; distance traveled divided by time in…

quantity describing both speed and direction

a quantity defined as the product of an object's mass and velo…

change in velocity divided by the time interval in which the c…

speed

how fast an object moves; distance traveled divided by time in…

velocity

quantity describing both speed and direction