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suspiciously

carefully

nervously

loudly

in a way that shows you do not trust someone or something; ma…

with great attention

feeling or showing that you are worried and anxious:

: making or causing a lot of noise

suspiciously

in a way that shows you do not trust someone or something; ma…

carefully

with great attention

Acceleration

Force

Friction

Gravity

A change in an object's velocity.

A push or pull that acts on an object.

A force that resists motion.

A force that causes objects with mass to attract each other.

Acceleration

A change in an object's velocity.

Force

A push or pull that acts on an object.

Average speed

force

Unbalanced force

gravity

Total distance divided by total time

A push or pull

Forces that oppose each other that aren't equal and cause cha…

Attractive force between two objects that depend on the mass…

Average speed

Total distance divided by total time

force

A push or pull

Component

Projectile

Resolution

Resultant

Part of a vector along either the X or Y axis

Something moving through the air or space affected by gravity…

Finding the X and Y components of a vector

Vector that results from adding two other vectors

Component

Part of a vector along either the X or Y axis

Projectile

Something moving through the air or space affected by gravity…

motion in 2 dimensions

horizontal velocity

vertical acceleration

range

Projectile Motion

Component of motion that doesn't change

9.8 m/s^2 down

another name for horizontal displacement

motion in 2 dimensions

Projectile Motion

horizontal velocity

Component of motion that doesn't change

wave

wavelength

frequency

wave height

a movement of energy through a body of water

Horizontal distance between the crests or between the troughs…

the number of waves that pass a point in a certain amount of…

the vertical distance from the crest to the trough

wave

a movement of energy through a body of water

wavelength

Horizontal distance between the crests or between the troughs…

Motion

Reference Point

Meter

Speed

the state in which one object's distance from another is chan…

a place or object used for comparison to determine if somethi…

the SI unit of length

the distance an object travels per unit of time

Motion

the state in which one object's distance from another is chan…

Reference Point

a place or object used for comparison to determine if somethi…

Vector Quantity

Scalar Quantity

Vector

Resultant

A quantity in physics, such as force, that has both magnitude…

A quantity in physics, such as mass, volume, and time, that c…

An arrow whose length represents the magnitude of a quantity…

The vector sum of two or more component vectors.

Vector Quantity

A quantity in physics, such as force, that has both magnitude…

Scalar Quantity

A quantity in physics, such as mass, volume, and time, that c…

Physics

Potential Energy

Kinetic Energy

Conservation

The branch of Science dealing with matter and energy. Scienti…

Stored energy

The energy of a moving object.

In physics, the idea that something cannot be destroyed. For…

Physics

The branch of Science dealing with matter and energy. Scienti…

Potential Energy

Stored energy

gravity

weight

friction

fluid

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

A measure of the gravitational force exerted on an object. (o…

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

A substance that can flow easily, such as a gas or liquid. Ex…

gravity

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

weight

A measure of the gravitational force exerted on an object. (o…

gravity

weight

air resistance

acceleration

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

A measure of the force of gravity on an object.

friction acting on an object moving through the air.

Change in velocity

gravity

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

weight

A measure of the force of gravity on an object.

Position

Reference Point

Motion

Speed

An object's place or location.

A place or object used for comparison to determine if an obje…

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

Distance traveled over a certain amount of time. Distance/Time

Position

An object's place or location.

Reference Point

A place or object used for comparison to determine if an obje…

Momentum

Motion

Net Force

Newton

(p) A measure of the motion of an object in terms of its mass…

The act of changing position.

The sum of all the forces acting on a mass.

(N) The unit used to measure force in the metric system.

Momentum

(p) A measure of the motion of an object in terms of its mass…

Motion

The act of changing position.

Motion

Reference point

International System of Units (SI)

Meter

The state in which one object's distance from another is chan…

A place or object used for comparison to determine if an obje…

A system of measurement based on multiples of ten and on esta…

The basic unit of length

Motion

The state in which one object's distance from another is chan…

Reference point

A place or object used for comparison to determine if an obje…

Inertia

Momentum

Motion

Distance

The tendency for an object to resist change in motion (moving…

'Inertia in motion' - how hard it is to slow down a moving ob…

A change in an object's velocity, acceleration, position or d…

How much ground an object has traveled

Inertia

The tendency for an object to resist change in motion (moving…

Momentum

'Inertia in motion' - how hard it is to slow down a moving ob…

amplitude

cycle

frequency

harmonic motion

the maximum distance from the average in harmonic motion.

a unit of motion that repeats over and over.

the number of wavelengths that pass a given point in one seco…

motion that repeats itself.

amplitude

the maximum distance from the average in harmonic motion.

cycle

a unit of motion that repeats over and over.

Acceleration

velocity-time graph

average acceleration

instantaneous acceleration

Acceleration is a vector quantity that is defined as the rate…

...when the curve on a velocity-time graph is straight but no…

Much like velocity, there are two kinds of acceleration: aver…

instantaneous acceleration is measured over a "short" time in…

Acceleration

Acceleration is a vector quantity that is defined as the rate…

velocity-time graph

...when the curve on a velocity-time graph is straight but no…

motion

reference point

distance

speed

object's position changes relative to another object

place or object used for comparison to determine if something…

length of the path between two points

distance an object travels per unit of time

motion

object's position changes relative to another object

reference point

place or object used for comparison to determine if something…

force

gravity

law of universal gravitation

Mass

a push or a pull.

the force that attracts all objects toward each other.

States that every object in the universe attracts every other…

the amount of matter in an object.

force

a push or a pull.

gravity

the force that attracts all objects toward each other.

REFERENCE POINT/ FRAME OF REFERENCE

SPEED

VELOCITY

VECTOR

Place or object used for comparison to determine if an object…

Distance an object travels in a certain amount of time.

Speed in a direction

Quantity that has magnitude (amount) and direction

REFERENCE POINT/ FRAME OF REFERENCE

Place or object used for comparison to determine if an object…

SPEED

Distance an object travels in a certain amount of time.

Scalar

Vector

Distance

Displacement

quantities that are fully described by a magnitude (or numeri…

quantities that are fully described by both a magnitude and a…

a scalar quantity that refers to "how much ground an object h…

a vector quantity that refers to "how far out of place an obj…

Scalar

quantities that are fully described by a magnitude (or numeri…

Vector

quantities that are fully described by both a magnitude and a…

Vector

Component

Projectiles

same rate

An arrow whose length represents the magnitude of a quantity…

One of the vectors, often mutually perpendicular, whose sum i…

Any object that moves through the air or through space, acted…

neglecting air resistance all objects fall at the _________ _…

Vector

An arrow whose length represents the magnitude of a quantity…

Component

One of the vectors, often mutually perpendicular, whose sum i…

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, ac…

result of adding two or more vectors

component vector

one of the vectors whose sum is the resultant vector

projectile

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

Force

Motion

Potential energy

Kinetic energy

A push or pull that is applied to an object

A change in the position of an object compared to another

Stored energy

The energy of a moving object

Force

A push or pull that is applied to an object

Motion

A change in the position of an object compared to another

force

motion

potential energy

kinetic energy

A push or pull that is applied to an object-force

A change in the position of an object compared to another-mot…

stored energy-potential energy

the energy of a moving object.-kinetic energy

force

A push or pull that is applied to an object-force

motion

A change in the position of an object compared to another-mot…

Gravity

Isaac Newton

Law of Universal Gravitation

Weight

A force of gravity between two objects

The person who invented the Law of Universal Gravitation

Any two bodies in the Universe attract each other with a forc…

The force of gravity on an object

Gravity

A force of gravity between two objects

Isaac Newton

The person who invented the Law of Universal Gravitation

Motion

Different kinds of motion

rectilinear motion

curvilinear motion

a continuous change in position of a body with respect to a p…

1. rectilinear motion 2. curvilinear motion 3.rotational moti…

a motion of any object in a straight line... ex.: a car travelli…

the movement around the curve or around a central position ex…

Motion

a continuous change in position of a body with respect to a p…

Different kinds of motion

1. rectilinear motion 2. curvilinear motion 3.rotational moti…

Newton's 1st Law of Motion

Newton's 2nd Law of Motion

Newton's 3rd Law of Motion

Force

An object at rest will stay at rest (or an object in motion w…

Force causes acceleration, but mass resists acceleration (F=m…

For every action there is an equal and opposite reaction.

Any action that can change or cause motion; any push or pull.

Newton's 1st Law of Motion

An object at rest will stay at rest (or an object in motion w…

Newton's 2nd Law of Motion

Force causes acceleration, but mass resists acceleration (F=m…

acceleration

atmospheric pressure

average speed

centre of gravity

The amount by which speed increases in one second.

Pressure caused by the collisions of air molecules that produ…

The total distance travelled in the total time taken for a co…

The point in an object where the force of gravity seems to act.

acceleration

The amount by which speed increases in one second.

atmospheric pressure

Pressure caused by the collisions of air molecules that produ…

constraint

criteria

engineer

friction

a restriction or limitation

a rule for evaluating or testing something

a scientist who designs ways to accomplish a goal or solve a…

a force between objects that are touching each other that opp…

constraint

a restriction or limitation

criteria

a rule for evaluating or testing something

Scalar

Vector

Distance

Displacement

quantities that are fully described by a magnitude (or numeri…

quantities that are fully described by both a magnitude and a…

a scalar quantity that refers to "how much ground an object h…

a vector quantity that refers to "how far out of place an obj…

Scalar

quantities that are fully described by a magnitude (or numeri…

Vector

quantities that are fully described by both a magnitude and a…

acceleration

acceleration

average acceleration

instantaneous acceleration

the rate of change in velocity

the slope of a velocity-time graph

the slope of the line that connects the two endpoints on a ve…

the slope of the tangent line to the curve at that time on a…

acceleration

the rate of change in velocity

acceleration

the slope of a velocity-time graph

Newtons 1st Law

Newton's 2nd Law

Newton's 3rd Law

Isaac Newton

AKA The law of inertia. An object in motion tends to stay in…

The acceleration of an object is dependent upon two variables…

For every action there is an equal and opposite reaction

English physicist and mathematician, recognised as one of the…

Newtons 1st Law

AKA The law of inertia. An object in motion tends to stay in…

Newton's 2nd Law

The acceleration of an object is dependent upon two variables…

equilibrium

air resistance

acceleration

deceleration

equal balance of forces acting on an object

friction between an object trying to move in the air

a change in speed or velocity

decrease in speed or velocity

equilibrium

equal balance of forces acting on an object

air resistance

friction between an object trying to move in the air

Centripetal Force

Pressure

Lift

Work

a force on an object directed to the center of a circular pat…

a force per unit area

the force that directly opposes the weight of an airplane and…

using a force to move an object a distance

Centripetal Force

a force on an object directed to the center of a circular pat…

Pressure

a force per unit area

Motion

Reference Point

International system of units (SI)

Meter

The state in which one object's distance from another is chan…

A place or object used for comparison to determine if an obje…

A system of measurement based on multiples of ten.

The basic SI unit of length

Motion

The state in which one object's distance from another is chan…

Reference Point

A place or object used for comparison to determine if an obje…

Friction

Static Friction

Sliding Friction

Rolling Friction

The resistance that one surface or object encounters when mov…

Is the friction that exists between a stationary object and t…

Refers to the resistance created by two objects sliding again…

Is the force resisting the motion when a body (such as a ball…

Friction

The resistance that one surface or object encounters when mov…

Static Friction

Is the friction that exists between a stationary object and t…

wedge

weight

wheel and axle

work

a simple machine made up of a piece of material tapered to a…

the amount of force gravity exerts on an object's mass

a simple machine made up of two circular parts of different s…

when force moves an object

wedge

a simple machine made up of a piece of material tapered to a…

weight

the amount of force gravity exerts on an object's mass

position

origin

vector

velocity

a variable that gives your location relative to an origin

the place where the position has a value of zero

a variable which gives direction information included in its…

a variable that tells you both speed and direction

position

a variable that gives your location relative to an origin

origin

the place where the position has a value of zero

Gravity

Gravity

Force

Inertia

the attractive force between objects

its strength depends on the mass of the objects and the dista…

a push or a pull exerted on an object

the tendency of an object to resist a change in motion

Gravity

the attractive force between objects

Gravity

its strength depends on the mass of the objects and the dista…