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Physical Science Chapter 14 Vocabulary
work -
power -
input force -
output force -
is done when a force makes an object move in the same directi…
how quickly work is done.
the force that you apply on a machine.
the force that a machine applies.
work -
is done when a force makes an object move in the same directi…
power -
how quickly work is done.
Physical Science Chapter 14 Vocabulary
kinetic theory
melting point
heat of fusion
boiling point
an explaination of how the particles in gases behave
the temperature at which a solid turns into a liquid
the energy required to change a substance from a solid to a l…
a liquid is the temperature at which the pressure acting on s…
kinetic theory
an explaination of how the particles in gases behave
melting point
the temperature at which a solid turns into a liquid
11 terms
Physical science chapter 14 Vocabulary
temperature
thermometer
absolute zero
heat
A measure of how hot (or cold) something is; specifically, a…
An instrument used to measure temperature
The coldest temperature, 0 Kelvin, that can be reached. It is…
Energy in transit due to a temperature difference between the…
temperature
A measure of how hot (or cold) something is; specifically, a…
thermometer
An instrument used to measure temperature
18 terms
Physical Science Chapter 14
electromagnetic (EM) spectrum
speed of light (c)
photon
radio wave
the frequency continuum of EM waves
299,792,485 mi/sec; 3.00 x10^8
a wave bundle of light
frequencies that carry both radio and TV broadcasts
electromagnetic (EM) spectrum
the frequency continuum of EM waves
speed of light (c)
299,792,485 mi/sec; 3.00 x10^8
11 terms
Physical Science Chapter 14 Vocabulary
temperature
thermometer
absolute zero
heat
a measure of how hot or cold something is
an instrument that measures and indicates temperature
the temperature at which molecular energy is at a minumum
the energy transferred between objects that are at different…
temperature
a measure of how hot or cold something is
thermometer
an instrument that measures and indicates temperature
Physical Science Chapter 14- Atomic Structure
Atom
Atomic Number
Charge
Electron
the smallest particle of an element that keeps the identity o…
the number of protons in the nucleus... it also determines what…
matter can have a positive or negative charge
a particle with a negative charge that is found in atoms but…
Atom
the smallest particle of an element that keeps the identity o…
Atomic Number
the number of protons in the nucleus... it also determines what…
13 terms
Glencoe Physical Science Chapter 14 Vocabulary
Kinetic theory
melting point
heat of fusion
boiling point
an example of how the particles in gasses behave
the temperature at which a solid will melt
the energy required for a liquid to turn to a solid
the temperature at which a liquid will boil
Kinetic theory
an example of how the particles in gasses behave
melting point
the temperature at which a solid will melt
15 terms
Physical Science - Chapter 14
chemical reaction
chemical formula
chemical equation
reactants
The process by which one or more substances undergo change to…
A shorthand notation for a compound or diatomic element using…
A shorthand description of a chemical reaction using chemical…
The starting materials in a chemical reaction
chemical reaction
The process by which one or more substances undergo change to…
chemical formula
A shorthand notation for a compound or diatomic element using…
18 terms
Physical Science Chapter 14
electromagnetic spectrum
speed of light
photon
radio wave
All of the frequencies or wavelengths of electromagnetic radi…
186,000 miles per second
A particle of electromagnetic radiation with no mass that car…
Electromagnetic waves with the longest wavelengths and lowest…
electromagnetic spectrum
All of the frequencies or wavelengths of electromagnetic radi…
speed of light
186,000 miles per second
26 terms
Physical Science Chapter 14
kinetic energy
potential energy
kinetic theory
thermal energy
energy of motion
energy stored in the position of an object
explains the behavior of gas particles... 1. All matter is compo…
the total energy of a material's particles
kinetic energy
energy of motion
potential energy
energy stored in the position of an object
26 terms
Physical Science Chapter 14 Vocabulary
Work
Power
Horsepower
Joule
The product of force and distance
Rate of doing work
Equal to about 746 watts
SI unit of work
Work
The product of force and distance
Power
Rate of doing work
26 terms
Physical Science Chapter 14 Vocabulary
Work
Joule
Power
Watt
the product of force and distance
the SI unit of work
the rate of doing work
the SI unit of power
Work
the product of force and distance
Joule
the SI unit of work
18 terms
Physical Science Chapter 14
electromagnetic spectrum
speed of light
photon
radio wave
the entire frequency continuum of electromagnetic waves
speed of any electromagnetic wave in a vacuum, 3.00 x 108 m/s
a packet of electromagnetic energy
waves below 300 Hz up to 300 GHz, produced by acceleration of…
electromagnetic spectrum
the entire frequency continuum of electromagnetic waves
speed of light
speed of any electromagnetic wave in a vacuum, 3.00 x 108 m/s
Physical Science Chapter 14 Electromagnetic Energy
electromagnetic (EM) spectrum
speed of light (c)
photon
radio waves
the entire frequency continuum of electromagnetic waves
the speed of any electromagnetic wave in a vacuum
a packet of electromagnetic energy
electromagnetic waves in the frequency range of well below 30…
electromagnetic (EM) spectrum
the entire frequency continuum of electromagnetic waves
speed of light (c)
the speed of any electromagnetic wave in a vacuum
23 terms
Physical Science Chapter 14 Vocabulary
organic compound
covalent bond
hydrocarbon
isomers
a chemical compound that contains carbon atoms usually bonded…
a chemical bond formed by sharing one or more pairs of electr…
a compound that contains only carbon and hydrogen atoms
compounds that have the same molecular formula but different…
organic compound
a chemical compound that contains carbon atoms usually bonded…
covalent bond
a chemical bond formed by sharing one or more pairs of electr…
11 terms
Physical science chapter 14 Vocabulary
temperature
thermometer
absolute zero
heat
A measure of how hot (or cold) something is; specifically, a…
An instrument used to measure temperature
The coldest temperature, 0 Kelvin, that can be reached. It is…
Energy in transit due to a temperature difference between the…
temperature
A measure of how hot (or cold) something is; specifically, a…
thermometer
An instrument used to measure temperature
13 terms
Physical Science chapter 14
Kinetic theory
Melting point
Heat of fusion
boiling point
explanation of the behavior of particles in gases
temperature at which a solid begins to liquefy
amount of energy required to change a substance from the soli…
the temperature at which the pressure of the vapor of a liqui…
Kinetic theory
explanation of the behavior of particles in gases
Melting point
temperature at which a solid begins to liquefy
15 terms
Physical Science Chapter-14
Concave Lens
Concave Mirror
Convex Lens
Convex Merrier
A lens that is thicker at the edges that in the middle causes…
A reflective surface that curves inward and that can magnify…
A lens that is thicker in the middle than at the edges and ca…
A reflective surface that curve outward and forms a reduced,…
Concave Lens
A lens that is thicker at the edges that in the middle causes…
Concave Mirror
A reflective surface that curves inward and that can magnify…
11 terms
Physical science chapter 14 Vocabulary
temperature
thermometer
absolute zero
heat
A measure of how hot (or cold) something is; specifically, a…
An instrument used to measure temperature
The coldest temperature, 0 Kelvin, that can be reached. It is…
Energy in transit due to a temperature difference between the…
temperature
A measure of how hot (or cold) something is; specifically, a…
thermometer
An instrument used to measure temperature
13 terms
Physical Science Chapter 14
wave
medium
mechanical wave
electromagnetic wave
a periodic disturbance in a solid, liquid, or gas as energy i…
a physical environment in which phenomena occur
a wave that requires a medium through which to travel
a wave that consists of oscillating electric and magnetic fie…
wave
a periodic disturbance in a solid, liquid, or gas as energy i…
medium
a physical environment in which phenomena occur
19 terms
Physical Science Chapter 14
Alloy
Amalgam
Ceramic
Glass
A mixture of a metal and one or more other elements
An alloy that contains mercury
Material made from dried clay or claylike mixtures
Ceramic without a regular crystal structure
Alloy
A mixture of a metal and one or more other elements
Amalgam
An alloy that contains mercury
13 terms
Chapter 14 Vocab (Physical Science)
Kinetic theory
Melting point
Heat of Fusion
Boiling point (of a liquid)
An explanation of how the particles in gases behave; states t…
The temperature at which a solid becomes a liquid
The energy required to change a substance from its solid phas…
The temperature at which the pressure of the vapor of a liqui…
Kinetic theory
An explanation of how the particles in gases behave; states t…
Melting point
The temperature at which a solid becomes a liquid
41 terms
physical science chapter 14
lodestone
magnet
magnetism
poles
served as a natural compass that consistently pointed north
an object capable of attracting materials such as iron or ste…
the property of attracting objects by magnetic force
regions of concentrated magnetism are called
lodestone
served as a natural compass that consistently pointed north
magnet
an object capable of attracting materials such as iron or ste…
11 terms
Holt Physical Science Chapter 14
temperature
thermometer
absolute zero
heat
a measure of how hot (or cold) something is; specifically, a…
an instrument that measures and indicates temperature
the temperature at which molecular energy is at a minimum (0…
the energy transferred between objects that are at different…
temperature
a measure of how hot (or cold) something is; specifically, a…
thermometer
an instrument that measures and indicates temperature
26 terms
Physical Science-Chapter 14
Work
Power
Joule
Watt
Force x Distance
The rate of doing work
SI unit of work equal to one newton-meter
SI unit of power equal to one joule of work per second.
Work
Force x Distance
Power
The rate of doing work
26 terms
Physical Science Chapter 14
work
joule
power
watt
the product of distance and the force in the direction an obj…
the SI unit of work, equal to 1 newton-meter
the rate of doing work
(W) the SI unit of power, equal to one joule per second
work
the product of distance and the force in the direction an obj…
joule
the SI unit of work, equal to 1 newton-meter
26 terms
Physical Science Chapter 14 Vocabulary
Work
Joule
Power
Watt
the product of force and distance
the SI unit of work
the rate of doing work
the SI unit of power
Work
the product of force and distance
Joule
the SI unit of work
26 terms
Physical Science Chapter 14 Vocabulary
Work
Joule
Power
Watt
the product of force and distance
the SI unit of work
the rate of doing work
the SI unit of power
Work
the product of force and distance
Joule
the SI unit of work
26 terms
Chapter 14 Vocabulary- Physical Science
work
joule
power
watt
the product of distance and the force in the direction an obj…
the SI unit for work, equal to 1 newton-meter
the rate of doing work
the SI unit of power, equal to one joule per second
work
the product of distance and the force in the direction an obj…
joule
the SI unit for work, equal to 1 newton-meter
26 terms
Physical Science Chapter 14 Words
Work
Watt
Joule
Horsepower
Force x Distance
A measure of power equal to one joule of work per second.
SI unit of energy
a common unit of power, equal to about 746 watts
Work
Force x Distance
Watt
A measure of power equal to one joule of work per second.
20 terms
BJU Physical Science Chapter 14
electromagnetic energy
electromagnetic spectrum
cancer & EM waves
mechanical wave
result of electric and magnetic disturbances in space. Travel…
the whole range of frequencies of different electromagnetic w…
EM waves can cause, detect, and treat cancer.
a wave that travels through matter (EM waves are NOT mechanic…
electromagnetic energy
result of electric and magnetic disturbances in space. Travel…
electromagnetic spectrum
the whole range of frequencies of different electromagnetic w…
31 terms
Physical Science Chapter 14 The Solar System
geocentric
heliocentric
ellipse
moon
a model of the universe in which Earth is at the center of th…
a model of the solar system in which Earth and the other plan…
an oval shape, which may be elongated or nearly circular, the…
a natural satellite that revolves around a planet
geocentric
a model of the universe in which Earth is at the center of th…
heliocentric
a model of the solar system in which Earth and the other plan…
21 terms
Physical Science Chapter 14
What are the regions of a magnet in wh…
State the law of magnetic poles.
What is the region surrounding a magne…
What is the extent to which a material…
poles
Unlike poles attract each other, but like poles repel each ot…
magnetic field
permeability
What are the regions of a magnet in wh…
poles
State the law of magnetic poles.
Unlike poles attract each other, but like poles repel each ot…
26 terms
physical science - chapter 14 voacb
work
joule
watt
horsepower
product of a force and distance
SI unit for work
SI unit for power
common unit of power
work
product of a force and distance
joule
SI unit for work
27 terms
chapter 14: physical science
Work
Joule
Power
Horsepower
the product of force and distance (work=force x distance)
the SI unit of measurement for work
the rate of doing work (power= work/time)
equal to about 746 watts
Work
the product of force and distance (work=force x distance)
Joule
the SI unit of measurement for work
13 terms
Glencoe Physical Science Chapter 14 Vocabulary
Kinetic theory
melting point
heat of fusion
boiling point
an example of how the particles in gasses behave
the temperature at which a solid will melt
the energy required for a liquid to turn to a solid
the temperature at which a liquid will boil
Kinetic theory
an example of how the particles in gasses behave
melting point
the temperature at which a solid will melt
17 terms
Chapter 14 Physical Science
chemical reaction
precipitate
chemical formula
chemical equation
the process by which one or more substances change to produce…
a solid that is produced as a result of a chemical reaction i…
a combination of chemical symbols and numbers too represent a…
a representation of a chemical reaction that uses symbols to…
chemical reaction
the process by which one or more substances change to produce…
precipitate
a solid that is produced as a result of a chemical reaction i…
26 terms
Physical Science chapter 14 vocab
work
power
horsepower
joule
the product of distance and the force in the direction an obj…
the rate of doing work
a common unit of power equal to 746 watts
the SI unit of work
work
the product of distance and the force in the direction an obj…
power
the rate of doing work
96 terms
Physical Science Chapter 14
Work
Joule
Power
Watt
the product of distance and the force in the direction an obj…
the SI unit of work, equal to 1 newton-meter
the rate of doing work
the SI unit of power, equal to one joule per second
Work
the product of distance and the force in the direction an obj…
Joule
the SI unit of work, equal to 1 newton-meter
23 terms
CPO Physical Science Chapter 14 Atoms
atom
theory
electron
model
the smallest particle into which an element can be divided an…
a unifying explanation for a broad range of hypotheses and ob…
the negatively charged particles found in all atoms; are invo…
a representation of an object or system
atom
the smallest particle into which an element can be divided an…
theory
a unifying explanation for a broad range of hypotheses and ob…
101 terms
Physical Science Chapter 14
Work
Joule
Power
Watt
is the product of force and distance
is the SI unit of work, equal to 1 newton-meter
is the rate of doing work
is the SI unit of power, equal to one joule per second
Work
is the product of force and distance
Joule
is the SI unit of work, equal to 1 newton-meter
30 terms
Physical Science Chapter 14
not in the
5 J
force
is made up of two or more simple machi…
A force acting on an object does no work if the force is ____…
If you exert a force of 10.0 N to lift a box a distance of 0.…
A machine is a device that can multiply
A machine is classified as a compound machine if it
not in the
A force acting on an object does no work if the force is ____…
5 J
If you exert a force of 10.0 N to lift a box a distance of 0.…
26 terms
Physical Science Chapter 14-Vocabulary
work
watt
joule
horsepower
equal to force x distance
(W) the SI unit of power, (J/s)
(J) the SI unit of work, (N*m)
equal to about 746 watts
work
equal to force x distance
watt
(W) the SI unit of power, (J/s)
14 terms
Physical Science Chapter 14
Alternating Current
Direct Current
Electric motor
electromagnet
electric current that reverses its direction of flow in a reg…
electric current that flows only one direction
device that converts electrical energy to mechanical energy b…
temporary magnet made by wrapping a wire coil, carrying a cur…
Alternating Current
electric current that reverses its direction of flow in a reg…
Direct Current
electric current that flows only one direction
23 terms
Physical Science Chapter 14 Vocabulary
work
power
horsepower
joule
the product of distance and the force in the direction an obj…
the rate of doing work
a common unit of power, equal to about 746 watts
the amount of work, equal to 1 Newton-meter.
work
the product of distance and the force in the direction an obj…
power
the rate of doing work
13 terms
Physical Science Chapter 14 Vocabulary
kinetic theory
melting point
heat of fusion
boiling point
an explaination of how the particles in gases behave
the temperature at which a solid turns into a liquid
the energy required to change a substance from a solid to a l…
a liquid is the temperature at which the pressure acting on s…
kinetic theory
an explaination of how the particles in gases behave
melting point
the temperature at which a solid turns into a liquid
20 terms
Physical Science Chapter 14.
Wave
Medium
Mechanical Wave
Electromagnetic Wave
A periodic disturbance in a solid, liquid, or gas as energy i…
A physical environment in which phenomena occur.
A wave that requires a medium through which to travel.
A wave that consist of oscillating electric and magnetic fiel…
Wave
A periodic disturbance in a solid, liquid, or gas as energy i…
Medium
A physical environment in which phenomena occur.
26 terms
Physical Science Chapter 14
Work
Power
Horsepower
Watt
Exertion or effort directed to produce something
Doing or accomplishing something; ability to do or act
A foot-pound-second unit of power
SI unit of power
Work
Exertion or effort directed to produce something
Power
Doing or accomplishing something; ability to do or act
12 terms
Physical Science Chapter 14
work
power
machine
input force
the product of force and distance
the rate of doing work
a device that changes the size, direction, or distance of a f…
the force you exert on a machine
work
the product of force and distance
power
the rate of doing work
10 terms
Physical Science Chapter 14 Vocabulary
work
watt
joule
horsepower
the product of distance and the force in the direction an obj…
the SI unit of power, equal to one joule per second
the SI unit of work, equal to 1 newton-meter
a common unit of power, equal to about 746 watts
work
the product of distance and the force in the direction an obj…
watt
the SI unit of power, equal to one joule per second
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