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equilibrium

force

friction

inertia

The state of a body in which no net force acts on it

An influence that tends to accelerate an object; a push or pul…

The force that acts to resist the relative motion (or attempte…

The reluctance of a body to change its state of motion.

equilibrium

The state of a body in which no net force acts on it

force

An influence that tends to accelerate an object; a push or pul…

Newton's First Law

Newton's Second Law

Newton's Third Law

Definition of Mass is:

An object at rest stays at rest and an object in motion stays…

Force = mass x acceleration

For every action there is an equal and opposite reaction

weight

Newton's First Law

An object at rest stays at rest and an object in motion stays…

Newton's Second Law

Force = mass x acceleration

Newton's Third Law (of Interaction)

action, reaction

Wall pushes on person.

air, gas

For every action force, there is an equal and opposite reactio…

For every ____

**force**, there is an equal and opposite ____ *f…A person pushes on a wall. What's the reaction force?

A person sends a rocket into space. It's able to escape the __…

Newton's Third Law (of Interaction)

For every action force, there is an equal and opposite reactio…

action, reaction

For every ____

**force**, there is an equal and opposite ____ *f…Mass

Force

Net Force

acceleration

The amount of matter that an object is made of

A push or pull on an object

The sum or difference of all of forces acting on an object.

When an object is at its terminal velocity, it has no ____.

Mass

The amount of matter that an object is made of

Force

A push or pull on an object

Force

Friction

Mass

Weight

A push or a pull exerted on an object, measured in newtons.

The resistive force that opposes the motion or attempted motio…

The quantity of matter in an object. More specifically, it is…

The force upon an object due to gravity.

Force

A push or a pull exerted on an object, measured in newtons.

Friction

The resistive force that opposes the motion or attempted motio…

natural motion

violent motion

external

Copernicus

Aristotle said heavy things fell, light things rose, and plane…

Aristotle called imposed motion _____.

Aristotle claimed violent motion had an _____ cause.

_____ postulated that the earth and the planets move around th…

natural motion

Aristotle said heavy things fell, light things rose, and plane…

violent motion

Aristotle called imposed motion _____.

Friction

Inertia

Newton's First Law

Law of Inertia

The force that acts to resist the relative motion (or attempte…

The property of any body to resist changes in its state of mot…

Every body continues in its state of rest, or of motion in a s…

Every body continues in its state of rest, or of motion in a s…

Friction

The force that acts to resist the relative motion (or attempte…

Inertia

The property of any body to resist changes in its state of mot…

Speed

Velocity

Vector quantity

Acceleration

How fast something moves; the distance traveled per unit of ti…

The speed of an object and a specification of its direction of…

Quantity in physics that has both magnitude and direction such…

The rate at which velocity changes with time; the change in ve…

Speed

How fast something moves; the distance traveled per unit of ti…

Velocity

The speed of an object and a specification of its direction of…

Aristotle

Copernicus

Galileo

Friction

Philosopher- scientist who stated theory of natural motion (mo…

Astronomer who stated sun was center of universe- earth travel…

He discovered what we now call Newton's first law of motion. I…

A force that opposes the motion of objects that touch as they…

Aristotle

Philosopher- scientist who stated theory of natural motion (mo…

Copernicus

Astronomer who stated sun was center of universe- earth travel…

Newton's Third Law (of Interaction)

action, reaction

Wall pushes on person.

air, gas

For every action force, there is an equal and opposite reactio…

For every ____

**force**, there is an equal and opposite ____ *f…A person pushes on a wall. What's the reaction force?

A person sends a rocket into space. It's able to escape the __…

Newton's Third Law (of Interaction)

For every action force, there is an equal and opposite reactio…

action, reaction

For every ____

**force**, there is an equal and opposite ____ *f…Force

Net Force

Vector

Vector Quantity

any push or pull of an object; a vector quantity measured in n…

The vector sum of all forces that act on an object.

An arrow whose length represents the magnitude of a quantity a…

any quantity that has both magnitude and direction. (force, ac…

Force

any push or pull of an object; a vector quantity measured in n…

Net Force

The vector sum of all forces that act on an object.

Newton's First Law

Force

Friction

Friction is caused by

An object at rest stays at rest and an object in motion stays…

a push or pull on an object

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

irregularities in the surfaces of objects that are touching

Newton's First Law

An object at rest stays at rest and an object in motion stays…

Force

a push or pull on an object

Force

Friction

Mass

Weight

Any influence that can cause an object to be accelerated, meas…

The resistive force that opposes the motion or attempted motio…

The quantity of matter in an object (stuff). More Specifically…

The force due to gravity on a object (mg)

Force

Any influence that can cause an object to be accelerated, meas…

Friction

The resistive force that opposes the motion or attempted motio…

Force

Friction

Mass

Weight

A push or a pull exerted on an object, measured in newtons.

The resistive force that opposes the motion or attempted motio…

The quantity of matter in an object. More specifically, it is…

The force upon an object due to gravity.

Force

A push or a pull exerted on an object, measured in newtons.

Friction

The resistive force that opposes the motion or attempted motio…

Inertia

Newton's First Law of Motion

Force

Net Force

The property of things to resist changes in motion

Every object continues in a state of rest or of uniform speed…

In the simplest sense, a push or a pull

The vector sum of forces that act on an object

Inertia

The property of things to resist changes in motion

Newton's First Law of Motion

Every object continues in a state of rest or of uniform speed…

Inertia

Newton's 1st Law - Inertia

Force

Net Force

The property of things to resist changes in motion

An object in at rest will remain at rest. An object in motion…

A push or Pull

Sum of forces that act on an object

Inertia

The property of things to resist changes in motion

Newton's 1st Law - Inertia

An object in at rest will remain at rest. An object in motion…

Inertia

Newton's First Law of Motion

Force

Net Force

the property of things to resist changes in motion

An object at rest tends to stay at rest

A push or a pull

The vector sum of forces that act on an object

Inertia

the property of things to resist changes in motion

Newton's First Law of Motion

An object at rest tends to stay at rest

Resultant

Interaction

Component

The net result of a combination of two or more vectors.

Mutual action between objects where each object exerts an equa…

Mutually perpendicular vectors, usually horizontal and vertica…

Resultant

The net result of a combination of two or more vectors.

Interaction

Mutual action between objects where each object exerts an equa…

Scientific methods

Fact

Hypothesis

Laws or Principles

effective in gaining, organizing, and applying new knowledge

close agreement by competent observers who make a series of ob…

educated guess that is not fully accepted until demonstrated b…

when hypotheses about the relationship among natural quantitie…

Scientific methods

effective in gaining, organizing, and applying new knowledge

Fact

close agreement by competent observers who make a series of ob…

Aristotle

Natural motion

Violent motion

Copernicus

Greek scientist that studied motion and divided it into two ty…

Motion on Earth that was thought to be either straight up or s…

Motion that was the result of forces that pushed or pulled, an…

reasoned that the simplest way to interpret astronomical obser…

Aristotle

Greek scientist that studied motion and divided it into two ty…

Natural motion

Motion on Earth that was thought to be either straight up or s…

Friction

Inertia

Newton's First Law

Law of Inertia

The force that acts to resist the relative motion (or attempte…

The property of any body to resist changes in its state of mot…

Every body continues in its state of rest, or of motion in a s…

Every body continues in its state of rest, or of motion in a s…

Friction

The force that acts to resist the relative motion (or attempte…

Inertia

The property of any body to resist changes in its state of mot…

Scientific methods

Fact

Hypothesis

Laws or Principles

effective in gaining, organizing, and applying new knowledge

close agreement by competent observers who make a series of ob…

educated guess that is not fully accepted until demonstrated b…

when hypotheses about the relationship among natural quantitie…

Scientific methods

effective in gaining, organizing, and applying new knowledge

Fact

close agreement by competent observers who make a series of ob…

Mass

Force

Net Force

acceleration

The amount of matter that an object is made of

A push or pull on an object

The sum or difference of all of forces acting on an object.

When an object is at its terminal velocity, it has no ____.

Mass

The amount of matter that an object is made of

Force

A push or pull on an object

Newton's Third Law

vector quantity

force, velocity and acceleration

scalar quantity

For every action there is an equal and opposite reaction

magnitude and direction

vector quantities

a quantity that can be described by magnitude only and has no…

Newton's Third Law

For every action there is an equal and opposite reaction

vector quantity

magnitude and direction