# Study sets matching "physics science"

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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

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…

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

Balanced

Friction

Upthrust

Air resistance

When 2 forces are equal

A force that opposes motion on a solid this creates thermal en…

A force that makes things float

A force that opposes motion in a fluid

Balanced

When 2 forces are equal

Friction

A force that opposes motion on a solid this creates thermal en…

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…

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

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

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

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.

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

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

Motion

Uniform Motion

Non-uniform Motion

Average Speed

When an imaginary line joining the object to a reference point…

An object that is travelling at a constant rate of motion in a…

An object that is changing speed and direction as it is travel…

Uniform motion that involves traveling a distance in a specifi…

Motion

When an imaginary line joining the object to a reference point…

Uniform Motion

An object that is travelling at a constant rate of motion in a…

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

Motion

Uniform Motion

Non-uniform Motion

Average Speed

When an imaginary line joining the object to a reference point…

An object that is travelling at a constant rate of motion in a…

An object that is changing speed and direction as it is travel…

Uniform motion that involves traveling a distance in a specifi…

Motion

When an imaginary line joining the object to a reference point…

Uniform Motion

An object that is travelling at a constant rate of motion in a…

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…

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…

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

Independent Variable

Dependent Variable

Controlled Experiment

Scientific Law

The variable in a function with a value that is subject to cho…

Variable that responds to the chosen variable

Experiment in which only one variable is being tested at a tim…

An explanation for a natural phenomenon that has been tested a…

Independent Variable

The variable in a function with a value that is subject to cho…

Dependent Variable

Variable that responds to the chosen variable

Electric Charge

Electric Force

Electric Field

Static electricity

A property that causes subatomic particles such as protons and…

The attraction or repulsion between electrically charges objec…

A field in region of space that exerts electric forces on char…

The study of the behavior of electric charges, including how c…

Electric Charge

A property that causes subatomic particles such as protons and…

Electric Force

The attraction or repulsion between electrically charges objec…

Weight

Work done

Force applied to a spring

Moment of a force

Mass x gravitational field strength

Force x distance along the line of action of the force

0.5 x Spring constant x extension squared

Force x distance (normal to direction of force)

Weight

Mass x gravitational field strength

Work done

Force x distance along the line of action of the force

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

Science

Goals of science and technology

What are the three branches of science?

What two things does physical science f…

The system of knowledge and the methods you use to find that k…

To expand and apply knowledge

Physical, Earth and Space, and Life

Chemistry and Physics

Science

The system of knowledge and the methods you use to find that k…

Goals of science and technology

To expand and apply knowledge

Electromagnetic Spectrum

Visible Light

Electromagnetic Wave

Radio Waves

the range of all electromagnetic frequencies, including radio…

the part of the electromagnetic spectrum that consists of wave…

a type of wave, such as a light wave or radio wave, that does…

the part of the electromagnetic spectrum that consists of wave…

Electromagnetic Spectrum

the range of all electromagnetic frequencies, including radio…

Visible Light

the part of the electromagnetic spectrum that consists of wave…