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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.

absolute zero

accelerating universe

acceleration

acid

The lowest temperature that can be attained by matter, corresp…

A phrase used to refer to the discovery that the Hubble expans…

A change in the velocity of an object. ✥ The most familiar kin…

A sour-tasting material (usually in a solution) that dissolves…

absolute zero

The lowest temperature that can be attained by matter, corresp…

accelerating universe

A phrase used to refer to the discovery that the Hubble expans…

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…

Dimensional Analysis

Significant Figures

Why do scientists use the metric system?

How can dimensional analysis help evalu…

method of resting units as algebraic quantities that can be ca…

All valid digits in a measurement indicating its precision

Scientists use the metric system because its a universal langu…

It helps because the answer may be correct, but the units are…

Dimensional Analysis

method of resting units as algebraic quantities that can be ca…

Significant Figures

All valid digits in a measurement indicating its precision

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 definition

Mathematical descriptions

Technology

Equations

the science of quantity and often called the "language of scie…

are more precise than nonmathematical descriptions.

a precise, mathematical understanding of how the universe work…

a set of symbols summarizing a mathematical relationship betwe…

Mathematics definition

the science of quantity and often called the "language of scie…

Mathematical descriptions

are more precise than nonmathematical descriptions.

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…

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…

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…

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

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…

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…

Big Bang

Big History

complexity

Goldilocks Conditions

A theory that explains the origin of the universe

A modern scientific origin story

arrangement of ideas from the simple to the more complex

specific set of conditions necessary to enable greater complex…

Big Bang

A theory that explains the origin of the universe

Big History

A modern scientific origin story

terrrain

terra firma

terrestrial

territory

an area of land and its features, such as hills,riverbeds ,and…

solid ground

Relating to the Earth or to land; worldly... (adj.) relating to t…

A particular area of land

terrrain

an area of land and its features, such as hills,riverbeds ,and…

terra firma

solid ground

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…

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