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Physics

Natural philosophy

Scientific method

The Scientific Method Steps

The study of matter and motion.

An attempt to explain the behavior of the universe through phi…

Iterative process for going from observations to validated the…

1. Observation... 2. Induce- start to ask questions; why?... 3. Hypo…

Physics

The study of matter and motion.

Natural philosophy

An attempt to explain the behavior of the universe through phi…

Vectors

Scalars

Resultant

Linear motion

Numbers that have both magnitude and direction Ex: velocity, a…

Numbers with only magnitude and no direction. Ex: speed, dista…

The sum or difference of two or more vectors

An objects velocity and acceleration are along the line of mot…

Vectors

Numbers that have both magnitude and direction Ex: velocity, a…

Scalars

Numbers with only magnitude and no direction. Ex: speed, dista…

Aristotle

Ptolemy

Ptolemy's Universe

Ptolemy's Universe

In his system, the planets were the visible dots embedded on n…

His major work was his Mathematical Composition.

"*Earth in the center, with the four elements"... "*The celestial…

"The seven wandering stars—planets—were deemed to be somewhere…

Aristotle

In his system, the planets were the visible dots embedded on n…

Ptolemy

His major work was his Mathematical Composition.

scientific notation

astronomical unit

light-year

solar system

A mathematical method of writing numbers using powers of ten.

The average distance between Earth and the sun, about 150 mill…

the distance that light travels in one year

the sun (a star), planets, and all the other objects that revo…

scientific notation

A mathematical method of writing numbers using powers of ten.

astronomical unit

The average distance between Earth and the sun, about 150 mill…

mathematics

mathematical descriptions

technology

equations

the science of quantity; the language of science

Which on is more precise? mathematical or nonmathematical desc…

a precise mathematical understanding of how the universe works…

a set of symbols summarizing a mathematical relationship betwe…

mathematics

the science of quantity; the language of science

mathematical descriptions

Which on is more precise? mathematical or nonmathematical desc…

kinetic friction force = coefficient of…

physics

vector quantity

scalar quantity

What is the equation used to calculate the force of kinetic fr…

The study of matter and energy and the interactions occurring…

A mathematical quantity of magnitude and direction.

A mathematical quantity of only magnitude; size or amount

kinetic friction force = coefficient of…

What is the equation used to calculate the force of kinetic fr…

physics

The study of matter and energy and the interactions occurring…

star

gravity

mass

nebula

A huge, bright ball of burning gas that is held together by gr…

A force of attraction between objects that is due to their mas…

Amount of matter in an object; bigger stars will have more; sm…

A large cloud of dust and gas in space. New stars can be born…

star

A huge, bright ball of burning gas that is held together by gr…

gravity

A force of attraction between objects that is due to their mas…

Dimensional analysis

Significant figures

Scientists use the metric system becaus…

Dimensional analysis helps evaluate ans…

A method treating units as algebraic quantities that can be ca…

All the valid digits in a measurement, the number of which ind…

Why do scientists use the metric system?

How can dimensional analysis help evaluate answers?

Dimensional analysis

A method treating units as algebraic quantities that can be ca…

Significant figures

All the valid digits in a measurement, the number of which ind…

NICOLAUS COPERNICUS

JOHANNES KEPLER

GALILEO GALILEI

ISAAC NEWTON

Came up with the heliocentric theory (sun is at center of univ…

Helped prove Copernicus' theory. Wrote mathematical laws descr…

Invented a more powerful telescope. Wrote book to convince peo…

Discovered the law of gravity . Wrote a book describing his la…

NICOLAUS COPERNICUS

Came up with the heliocentric theory (sun is at center of univ…

JOHANNES KEPLER

Helped prove Copernicus' theory. Wrote mathematical laws descr…

GRAVITY

ZERO GRAVITY

PRINCIPIA MATHEMATICA

CENTRIPETAL FORCE

Force of attraction between objects that is due to their masse…

Apparent weightlessness

Book written by Issac Newton; most significant mathematical an…

A force that causes an object to move in a circle or change di…

GRAVITY

Force of attraction between objects that is due to their masse…

ZERO GRAVITY

Apparent weightlessness

Lovelace

Noether

Hopper

Agnesi

Programmed the first computer

Developed ring theory; recognized by Einstein

Oldest person to retire from military

Honored by Pope Benedict XIV; child prodigy.

Lovelace

Programmed the first computer

Noether

Developed ring theory; recognized by Einstein

Scientific Revolution

natural philosophers

Mathematics

Hermetic Magic

Historical changes in thought & belief, to changes in social &…

Medieval scientists whose mathematical and physical thinking r…

The foundation of new thinking in the scientific age and seen…

The fusion of Renaissance magic and alchemy which believed the…

Scientific Revolution

Historical changes in thought & belief, to changes in social &…

natural philosophers

Medieval scientists whose mathematical and physical thinking r…

dimensional analysis

significant figures

why do scientists use the metric system?

how can dimensional analysis help evalu…

a method of treatment units as algebraic quantities that can b…

all the valid digits in a measurement the number of which indi…

scientists use the metric system for measurement because the m…

it can help evaluate answers by checking that the answer is in…

dimensional analysis

a method of treatment units as algebraic quantities that can b…

significant figures

all the valid digits in a measurement the number of which indi…

Astronomy

Meteorology

Chemistry

Physics

the branch of science that deals with celestial objects, space…

the branch of science concerned with the processes and phenome…

the branch of science that deals with the identification of th…

the branch of science concerned with the nature and properties…

Astronomy

the branch of science that deals with celestial objects, space…

Meteorology

the branch of science concerned with the processes and phenome…

universe

light-years

Doppler effect

Edwin Hubble

All the matter and energy in existence, as well as the space t…

the distance that light can travel in 1 year, which is 9.46 tr…

an increase (or decrease) in the frequency of sound, light, or…

The U.S. Scientist who studied the motion of galaxies and disc…

universe

All the matter and energy in existence, as well as the space t…

light-years

the distance that light can travel in 1 year, which is 9.46 tr…

natural science

physics chemistry biology

physics

it is better shown in equations

the systematic study, through observation and experimentation,…

What are the three subcategories of natural science?

____ is the natural science that answers questions about the u…

physics is based on mathematics because...

natural science

the systematic study, through observation and experimentation,…

physics chemistry biology

What are the three subcategories of natural science?

motion

speed

average speed

velocity

a change in position, measured by distance and time

the distance traveled by a moving object per unit of time... (dis…

total distance/ total time

speed in a given direction

motion

a change in position, measured by distance and time

speed

the distance traveled by a moving object per unit of time... (dis…

accelerator

carrier wave

diffraction

exoplanet

A machine that uses electrical fields to make charged particle…

A wave, such as a radio wave, that carries information from a…

Spreading out of waves around obstacles.

A planet orbiting a star that is not our Sun.

accelerator

A machine that uses electrical fields to make charged particle…

carrier wave

A wave, such as a radio wave, that carries information from a…

Quantum physics

Thermodynamics

Rocket science

Electromagnetic field theory

a discrete quantity of energy proportional in magnitude to the…

the branch of physical science that deals with the relations b…

something requiring great intelligence, especially mathematica…

An electromagnetic field (also EM field) is a physical field p…

Quantum physics

a discrete quantity of energy proportional in magnitude to the…

Thermodynamics

the branch of physical science that deals with the relations b…

geology

oceanography

meteorology

astronomy

the study of the origin, history, and structure of the Earth a…

the scientific study of the sea

the scientific study of the Earth's atmosphere, especially in…

the study of the universe

geology

the study of the origin, history, and structure of the Earth a…

oceanography

the scientific study of the sea