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Acceleration

Energy

Air resistence

Center of Mass

The rate at which velocity changes

Ability to do work

fluid friction acting on an object moving through the air

the point in an object that moves as if all the object's mass…

Acceleration

The rate at which velocity changes

Energy

Ability to do work

force

momentum

inertia

velocity

the energy acted upon and object that creates motion

the total affect of an object's mass muiltiplied by its accele…

an object's resistance to a change in motion

a measure of an object's speed and direction

force

the energy acted upon and object that creates motion

momentum

the total affect of an object's mass muiltiplied by its accele…

Why does a child in a wagon seem to fal…

If an object is moving, is it possible…

If the acceleration of an object is zer…

You pull a box with a constant force ac…

When you pull the wagon sharply forward, the child is trying t…

Yes, this is possible. When an object is moving at constant ve…

If there is no acceleration there can still be forces acting o…

The acceleration will decrease. If you are pulling something a…

Why does a child in a wagon seem to fal…

When you pull the wagon sharply forward, the child is trying t…

If an object is moving, is it possible…

Yes, this is possible. When an object is moving at constant ve…

inversely proportional

Newton's second law (words)

force diagram

acceleration (causes)

when quantities change in opposite directions

acceleration is proportional to net force and inversely propor…

a diagram showing only the forces acting on a particular object

change in velocity (is caused by)

inversely proportional

when quantities change in opposite directions

Newton's second law (words)

acceleration is proportional to net force and inversely propor…

Force

balanced forces

net force

Inertia

a push or pull on an object; measured in Newtons (N)

Equal forces acting on an object in opposite directions

total force acting on an object

the tendency of an object to resist any change in its motion

Force

a push or pull on an object; measured in Newtons (N)

balanced forces

Equal forces acting on an object in opposite directions

What causes changes in motion?

Violent Motion

Friction

Inertia

Forces

Imposed motion caused by forces that pushed or pulled. An exte…

The force that acts between materials that touch as they move…

The property of a body to resist changes to its state of motio…

What causes changes in motion?

Forces

Violent Motion

Imposed motion caused by forces that pushed or pulled. An exte…

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…

Work

Power

Energy

Potential energy (PE)

The product of the force and the distance moved by the force.

The time rate of work:... (More generally, power is the rate at w…

The property of a system that enables it to do work.

The energy that something possesses because of its position.

Work

The product of the force and the distance moved by the force.

Power

The time rate of work:... (More generally, power is the rate at w…

Equation for momentum

Momentum

Total initial momentum equals...

What is Newton's 3rd Law of Motion?

P = M x V

- NOT the same thing as inertia... - It is a Fundamental Law of U…

total final momentum (MaVai + MbVbi)

for every action (force), there is an equal and opposite react…

Equation for momentum

P = M x V

Momentum

- NOT the same thing as inertia... - It is a Fundamental Law of U…

Why do forces always occur in pairs?

Interaction

Newton's third law

Action force

A force is always part of a mutual action that involves anothe…

A mutual action between one thing and another.

Whenever one object exerts a force on a second object, the sec…

The force that is equal in strength but opposite in direction…

Why do forces always occur in pairs?

A force is always part of a mutual action that involves anothe…

Interaction

A mutual action between one thing and another.

field

force

net force

friction

Any region in which a physical quantity, such as force, is pre…

A push or pull exerted on an object

The sum of all the forces acting on an object.

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

field

Any region in which a physical quantity, such as force, is pre…

force

A push or pull exerted on an object

Interaction

Impulse

Elastic Collision

Inelastic Collision

Mutual action between objects where each object exerts an equa…

The product of the force acting on an object and the time duri…

A collision in which colliding objects rebound without lasting…

A collision in which the colliding objects become distorted, g…

Interaction

Mutual action between objects where each object exerts an equa…

Impulse

The product of the force acting on an object and the time duri…

Work

Power

Energy

Potential energy (PE)

The product of the force and the distance moved by the force.

The time rate of work:... (More generally, power is the rate at w…

The property of a system that enables it to do work.

The energy that something possesses because of its position.

Work

The product of the force and the distance moved by the force.

Power

The time rate of work:... (More generally, power is the rate at w…

Work

Power

Energy

Potential energy (PE)

The product of the force and the distance moved by the force.

The time rate of work:... (More generally, power is the rate at w…

The property of a system that enables it to do work.

The energy that something possesses because of its position.

Work

The product of the force and the distance moved by the force.

Power

The time rate of work:... (More generally, power is the rate at w…

force

unbalanced force

balanced force

net force

a push or pull exerted on an object

forces that produce a non-zero net force, which changes an obj…

when the net force on an object is zero and produces no change…

the overall force acting on an object after all the forces are…

force

a push or pull exerted on an object

unbalanced force

forces that produce a non-zero net force, which changes an obj…

Force

Friction

Mass

Weight

Any push or pull exerted an object, measured in newtons (or po…

The resistive force that opposes the motion (or attempted moti…

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

The force on an object due to gravity (mg). More generally, th…

Force

Any push or pull exerted an object, measured in newtons (or po…

Friction

The resistive force that opposes the motion (or attempted moti…

Force

Net Force

Vector

Vector Quantity

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

The combination of all the forces that act on an object.

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

A quantity in physics, such as force, that has both magnitude…

Force

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

Net Force

The combination of all the forces that act on an object.

If fnet is constant and the mass increa…

If fnet is constant and the mass decrea…

If fnet is constant and the acceleratio…

If fnet is constant and the acceleratio…

the acceleration decreases

the acceleration increases

the mass increases

the mass decreases

If fnet is constant and the mass increa…

the acceleration decreases

If fnet is constant and the mass decrea…

the acceleration increases

What is an Iv

what is a DV?

what is a control group?

what is a constant

an independent variable

dependent variable

is the part of the group that is being studied or focused on

the study that you will keep a eye on

What is an Iv

an independent variable

what is a DV?

dependent variable

Air Resistance

free-body Diagram

Fluid

Fluid Friction

Friction acting on something moving through the air.

A diagram showing all the forces acting on an object.

The name for Liquids and gases, as they both flow.

When an object pushes aside the fluid it is moving through. (L…

Air Resistance

Friction acting on something moving through the air.

free-body Diagram

A diagram showing all the forces acting on an object.

Force

Friction

Newtons 1st law of motion

Law of Inertia

A push or a pull

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

An object at rest/motion will remain at rest/motion until acte…

Another name for Newton's First Law

Force

A push or a pull

Friction

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

Inversely

Newton's Second Law

Fluid

Air Resistance

When two values change in opposite directions, so that if one…

The acceleration produced by a net force on a body is directly…

Anything that flows; in particular, any liquid or gas.

Friction, or drag, that acts on something moving through air.

Inversely

When two values change in opposite directions, so that if one…

Newton's Second Law

The acceleration produced by a net force on a body is directly…

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.

500 N

the same (equal)

larger

mass times velocity

As a 500 N woman sits on the floor, the floor exerts a force o…

An unfortunate bug splatters against the... windshield of a movin…

An unfortunate bug splatters against the... windshield of a movin…

The momentum of an object is defined as the... object's _________…

500 N

As a 500 N woman sits on the floor, the floor exerts a force o…

the same (equal)

An unfortunate bug splatters against the... windshield of a movin…