# Study sets matching "physics science"

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energy

electrical energy

mechanical energy

light energy

What you need to move or change things. The ability to do work.

A form of energy made by the flow of electrical charge through…

A form of energy made by the movement of an object or its posi…

A form of energy that travels through space and can be seen by…

energy

What you need to move or change things. The ability to do work.

electrical energy

A form of energy made by the flow of electrical charge through…

Physics

dimensional analysis

significant digits

scientific method

a branch of science that involves the study of matter and ener…

the method of treating units as algebraic quantities, which ca…

the valid digits in a measurement

a systematic way to observe, experiment, and analyze the world

Physics

a branch of science that involves the study of matter and ener…

dimensional analysis

the method of treating units as algebraic quantities, which ca…

Frame of Reference

Relative Motion

Distance

Vector

A system of objects that are not moving with respect to one an…

Movement in relation to a frame of reference

The length of a path between two points

A quantity that has a magnitude and a direction

Frame of Reference

A system of objects that are not moving with respect to one an…

Relative Motion

Movement in relation to a frame of reference

An object's tendency to resist change i…

Newton's _____ Law states than an objec…

_____ is a force of opposites. It slows…

_____ _____ is the friction experienced…

inertia

1st

friction

Air resistance

An object's tendency to resist change i…

inertia

Newton's _____ Law states than an objec…

1st

force

acceleration

normal force

external force

a push or pull of one object on another object, measured in Ne…

changing speed of an object

the force "pushing back" like a table (R or N)

push or pull acting ON an object

force

a push or pull of one object on another object, measured in Ne…

acceleration

changing speed of an object

Compression

Compressional wave

Transverse wave

Refraction

high pressure area of a longitudinal wave

particles in the medium move in the same direction as the wave

particles in the medium move perpendicular to the direction of…

occurs when light changes speed as it passes from one medium t…

Compression

high pressure area of a longitudinal wave

Compressional wave

particles in the medium move in the same direction as the wave

speed

(m/s)

average speed and instantaneous speed

average speed (comparison)

the ratio of the distance an object moves to the amount of tim…

SI unit of speed - meters per second

Two ways to express the speed of an object

computed for the entire duration of a trip

speed

the ratio of the distance an object moves to the amount of tim…

(m/s)

SI unit of speed - meters per second

Acceleration

Balanced Force

Force

Inertia

how speed changes with time; can be positive (speeding up) or…

do not cause a change in motion; equal in size and opposite in…

push or pull; causes objects to move

the tendency of a body to maintain is state of rest or uniform…

Acceleration

how speed changes with time; can be positive (speeding up) or…

Balanced Force

do not cause a change in motion; equal in size and opposite in…

Scalar

Vector

Distance

Displacement

A measurement that can be put on a scale or number line. Only…

A measurement that deals with magnitude and direction. Ex. 30m…

How far an object has travelled from one point to another, tho…

How far an object is from it's point of origin, along only one…

Scalar

A measurement that can be put on a scale or number line. Only…

Vector

A measurement that deals with magnitude and direction. Ex. 30m…

bouyancy

mass

volume

state of matter

the ability or tendency to float in water or air or some other…

A measure of the amount of matter in an object

Amount of space occupied by an object

A physical property that describes matter as a solid, liquid,…

bouyancy

the ability or tendency to float in water or air or some other…

mass

A measure of the amount of matter in an object

Distance

Displacement

Velocity

Speed

the total length traveled. ... variable: d... units: miles, km, in,…

the total length traveled away from the starting position... vari…

the speed in a given direction... variable: v ... units: km/hr, ft/h…

the total distance traveled per unit of time ... variable: s ... uni…

Distance

the total length traveled. ... variable: d... units: miles, km, in,…

Displacement

the total length traveled away from the starting position... vari…

Acceleration

Average speed

Distance

Time

is the change in average speed of an object over a period of t…

d/t

how far you have traveled (distance = speed x time)

how long you have traveled (time=distance/speed

Acceleration

is the change in average speed of an object over a period of t…

Average speed

d/t

Acceleration

Amplitude

Boiling point

Chemical change

the rate at which velocity is changing

the distance from the medium rest line to the crest or trough

the temperature at which a liquid changes to a gas

the change of a substance into a new substance

Acceleration

the rate at which velocity is changing

Amplitude

the distance from the medium rest line to the crest or trough

frame of Reference

motion

Reference Point

Relative Motion

the perspective from which an object is viewed or its motion i…

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

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

movement in relation to frame of reference

frame of Reference

the perspective from which an object is viewed or its motion i…

motion

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

Conduction

Convection

Radiation

Convection Current

Heat transfer through direct contact

Heat transfer through fluids (liquids or gases) moving

Heat transfer through heat waves

The circular flow of a fluid

Conduction

Heat transfer through direct contact

Convection

Heat transfer through fluids (liquids or gases) moving

observing

Inference

prediction

chemistry

using one or more of your senses to gather information

a logical interpretation based on prior knowledge and observat…

making a statement about the future

the study of the properties of matter and how matter changes

observing

using one or more of your senses to gather information

Inference

a logical interpretation based on prior knowledge and observat…

electrical circuit

electric current

open circuit

closed circuit

A pathway of conductors that lets electricity flow through it.

The flow of electricity through a conductor.

A broken pathway. Electricity cannot flow through an open circ…

A complete pathway. Electricity can flow through a closed circ…

electrical circuit

A pathway of conductors that lets electricity flow through it.

electric current

The flow of electricity through a conductor.

Scalar

Vector

Distance

Displacement

A measurement that can be put on a scale or number line. Only…

A measurement that deals with magnitude and direction. Ex. 30m…

How far an object has traveled from one point to another, thou…

How far an object is from it's point of origin, along only one…

Scalar

A measurement that can be put on a scale or number line. Only…

Vector

A measurement that deals with magnitude and direction. Ex. 30m…

Scalar

Vector

Motion

Position

quantities are fully describe by magnitude(a number) alone

quantities are fully described by magnitude and direction

A change in an object's position with respect to time and rela…

describes your location

Scalar

quantities are fully describe by magnitude(a number) alone

Vector

quantities are fully described by magnitude and direction

Models

System

Hypothesis

Controlled experiment

A pattern, plan, representation or description designed to sho…

A set of particles or interacting components considered to be…

A tentative explanation that is based on prior scientific rese…

An experiment that tests only one factor at a time by using a…

Models

A pattern, plan, representation or description designed to sho…

System

A set of particles or interacting components considered to be…

terminal speed

force

weight

newton (N)

- occurs when drag force = force of gravity... - net force of zero

a push or a pull that acts on an object

a type of force

the SI unit for force, equal to the force that causes a 1-kilo…

terminal speed

- occurs when drag force = force of gravity... - net force of zero

force

a push or a pull that acts on an object

refraction

evaporation

melting

friction

light traveling through a glass of water is called ___.

Look at the picture. It represents water in a pot. What proces…

When a substance goes from a solid to a liquid, what process i…

A car will skid more on a wet road than on a dry road. This ha…

refraction

light traveling through a glass of water is called ___.

evaporation

Look at the picture. It represents water in a pot. What proces…

speed

velocity

acceleration

momentum

how quickly an object moves a distance ... speed = distance/ time

how quickly and object moves a distance in a certain direction.

rate of change of velocity of an object.... Acc = change in speed…

is the product of the mass and velocity of an object.... m = mass…

speed

how quickly an object moves a distance ... speed = distance/ time

velocity

how quickly and object moves a distance in a certain direction.

Matter

Properties of Matter

Mass

Volume

anything that has mass and volume

1. Specific- color, odor, size, shape, texture,brittleness... 2.…

The amount of matter in an object... basic unit of mass = gram (g)

The amount of space taken up by an object... basic unit of volume…

Matter

anything that has mass and volume

Properties of Matter

1. Specific- color, odor, size, shape, texture,brittleness... 2.…