# motion Flashcards

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REFERENCE POINT OR FRAME OF REFERENCE

SPEED

FORMULA FOR SPEED

VELOCITY

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

Distance an object travels in a certain amount of time.

d/t

Speed in a direction

REFERENCE POINT OR 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.

REFERENCE POINT OR FRAME OF REFERENCE

SPEED

FORMULA FOR SPEED

VELOCITY

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

Distance an object travels in a certain amount of time.

d/t

Speed in a direction

REFERENCE POINT OR 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.

REFERENCE POINT OR FRAME OF REFERENCE

SPEED

FORMULA FOR SPEED

VELOCITY

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

Distance an object travels in a certain amount of time.

d/t

Speed in a direction

REFERENCE POINT OR 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.

SPEED

FORMULA FOR SPEED

VELOCITY

CONSTANT SPEED

The distance an object travels in a certain amount of time

Distance divided by time (d/t)

Speed in a direction (e.g., N, S, E, W)

Speed that does not change

SPEED

The distance an object travels in a certain amount of time

FORMULA FOR SPEED

Distance divided by time (d/t)

REFERENCE POINT OR FRAME OF REFERENCE

SPEED

FORMULA FOR SPEED

VELOCITY

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

Distance an object travels in a certain amount of time.

d/t

Speed in a direction

REFERENCE POINT OR 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.

motion

average speed

velocity

acceleration

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

total distance divided by total time

the speed and direction of a moving object.

the rate at which velocity changes over time.

motion

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

average speed

total distance divided by total time

motion

average speed

velocity

acceleration

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

total distance divided by total time

the speed and direction of a moving object.

the rate at which velocity changes over time.

motion

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

average speed

total distance divided by total time

motion

displacement

speed

velocity

a change in an object's position relative to the reference poi…

the distance and direction of the object's position relative t…

the distance an object travels per unit time

the speed of an object and the direction of its motion

motion

a change in an object's position relative to the reference poi…

displacement

the distance and direction of the object's position relative t…

motion

reference point

meter

speed

When an object changes position relative to a reference point

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

the SI unit for length/distance

the distance an object travels per unit of time

motion

When an object changes position relative to a reference point

reference point

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

REFERENCE POINT OR FRAME OF REFERENCE

SPEED

FORMULA FOR SPEED

VELOCITY

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

Distance an object travels in a certain amount of time.

d/t

Speed in a direction

REFERENCE POINT OR 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.

friction

position

gravity

mass

a force that opposes the motion of another object; making the…

a comparison of an object's location on a map to other things…

the force that pulls objects down towards Earth's surface

the measure of the amount of matter in an object

friction

a force that opposes the motion of another object; making the…

position

a comparison of an object's location on a map to other things…

REFERENCE POINT OR FRAME OF REFERENCE

SPEED

FORMULA FOR SPEED

VELOCITY

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

Distance an object travels in a certain amount of time.

d/t

Speed in a direction

REFERENCE POINT OR 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.

motion

average speed

velocity

acceleration

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

total distance divided by total time

the speed and direction of a moving object.

the rate at which velocity changes over time.

motion

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

average speed

total distance divided by total time

REFERENCE POINT OR FRAME OF REFERENCE

SPEED

FORMULA FOR SPEED

VELOCITY

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

Distance an object travels in a certain amount of time.

S = d/t

Speed in a direction

REFERENCE POINT OR 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.

motion

force

gravity

friction

the act or process of traveling in a specified direction

the push or pull of an object

the force of attraction between Earth and other objects

the force that resists motion when two objects are touching

motion

the act or process of traveling in a specified direction

force

the push or pull of an object