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16 terms
Motion & Velocity
Motion
Speed
Velocity
Acceleration
An objects change in position relative to a reference point
distance/time
The speed of an object in a specific direction
Rate at which velocity changes over time, object accelerates…
Motion
An objects change in position relative to a reference point
Speed
distance/time
11 terms
Speed, Velocity & Acceleration Vocabulary
Force
Motion
Energy
Unbalanced Forces
A push or pull that causes an object to move, stop, or change…
A change in an object's position in relation to another object.
Ability to do work.
When two forces acting on an object are not equal in size, we…
Force
A push or pull that causes an object to move, stop, or change…
Motion
A change in an object's position in relation to another object.
20 terms
Velocity calculations
3 m/s because (30+70+20)m / 40 s
0 m/s because it's not moving.
direction
The boat moves with constant velocity.
Fred walks slowly for 30 m to warm up. He walks quickly for 7…
What is the speed of an object at rest?
A bus is traveling at 60 kilometers per hour. In order to kno…
A motorboat initially has a velocity of zero. The velocity of…
3 m/s because (30+70+20)m / 40 s
Fred walks slowly for 30 m to warm up. He walks quickly for 7…
0 m/s because it's not moving.
What is the speed of an object at rest?
11 terms
Speed, Velocity, Acceleration, & Graphs
motion
formula for SPEED
acceleration
average speed
change in position relative to a reference point
Speed = distance/time (S=d/t)
the rate at which velocity changes over time; change speed, c…
total distance traveled divided by total time elapsed
motion
change in position relative to a reference point
formula for SPEED
Speed = distance/time (S=d/t)
9 terms
Velocity Vocabluay
Independent Variable.
Q. True or False There Can Independent…
Dependent Variable.
Scientific Method
Comes after 'if' in a hypothesis.... On the x-axis.... It's what th…
A. False.
Variable a scientist Can NOT change.... On the y-axis
Ongoing process that begins with an observation used in an ex…
Independent Variable.
Comes after 'if' in a hypothesis.... On the x-axis.... It's what th…
Q. True or False There Can Independent…
A. False.
10 terms
Acceleration & Velocity
Velocity
Acceleration
Average Speed
Distance
The speed of the object given by direction
Rate at which velocity changes over time
Total distance traveled divided by the time it took to travel…
Shows how much ground the object has covered during its motio…
Velocity
The speed of the object given by direction
Acceleration
Rate at which velocity changes over time
6 terms
Velocity and Acceleration
force
motion
reference point
speed
a push or a pull
a change in the position of an object with respect to time
a stationary object that is used to describe an object's motion
distance an object moves per given unit of time
force
a push or a pull
motion
a change in the position of an object with respect to time
17 terms
Speed & Velocity
Observing
Classifying
Communicating
Measuring
"to see,watch, and listen to something"
"to arrange things into groups based on ways that they are al…
"to give information about (something) to someone by speaking…
"the amount or length of something"
Observing
"to see,watch, and listen to something"
Classifying
"to arrange things into groups based on ways that they are al…
16 terms
Velocity Vortex
Robot Parked partially on Center Vorte…
Robot Parked fully on Center Vortex ba…
Robot Parked partially on Corner Vorte…
Robot Parked fully on Corner Vortex (A…
5 points
10 points
5 points
10 points
Robot Parked partially on Center Vorte…
5 points
Robot Parked fully on Center Vortex ba…
10 points
8 terms
Speed and velocity
Velocity
Speed
Acceleration
Constant speed
Speed in a given direction
The distance an object travels in one unit of time
The rate at which velocity changes
Speed that does not change
Velocity
Speed in a given direction
Speed
The distance an object travels in one unit of time
5 terms
velocity and acceleration
acceleration
position
velocity
average velocity
Change in velocity divided by the time it takes for the chang…
the location of an object
Speed in a given direction
The total displacement divided by the time interval during wh…
acceleration
Change in velocity divided by the time it takes for the chang…
position
the location of an object
5 terms
Speed and Velocity
displacement
distance
motion
speed
Distance and direction of an object's change in position from…
How far an object moves.
An object's change in position relative to a reference point.
Distance an object travels per unit of time.
displacement
Distance and direction of an object's change in position from…
distance
How far an object moves.
15 terms
Drift velocity
The mean drift velocity is the average…
I=nAve
electrical current
the number density of charge carriers…
what is the mean drift velocity
what is the equation for drift velocity
what is I in the equation
what is n in the equation
The mean drift velocity is the average…
what is the mean drift velocity
I=nAve
what is the equation for drift velocity
5 terms
Velocity and Acceleration
velocity
acceleration
negative acceleration
deceleration
the speed of an object and the direction of its motion; for e…
the rate at which velocity changes (increases or decreases)
when the velocity of an object decreases (slows down); may in…
when the acceleration of an object decreases (slows down); do…
velocity
the speed of an object and the direction of its motion; for e…
acceleration
the rate at which velocity changes (increases or decreases)
20 terms
Science velocity
Define motion
Define average speed
Define acceleration
Define instantaneous speed
Motion is the process of changing position
Average speed is the total distance traveled divided by the t…
Acceleration is a measure of the change in velocity during a…
Instantaneous speed is speed at a specific instant in time
Define motion
Motion is the process of changing position
Define average speed
Average speed is the total distance traveled divided by the t…
18 terms
Science velocity
Define motion
Define average speed
Define acceleration
Define instantaneous speed
the process of changing position
The total distance traveled divided by the total time to trav…
a measure of the change in velocity during a period of time.
speed at a specific instant in time
Define motion
the process of changing position
Define average speed
The total distance traveled divided by the total time to trav…
Speed and Velocity
Motion
Reference Point
International System of Units
Distance
An object's change in position relative to a reference point.
A place or object used for comparison to determine if an obje…
A system of measurement based on multiples of ten and on esta…
The length of a path between two points
Motion
An object's change in position relative to a reference point.
Reference Point
A place or object used for comparison to determine if an obje…
25 terms
Constant Velocity
In order to determine the location of…
What is a physical quantity that requi…
What is how large or small something is?
What is positive or negative. Used on…
a scale to measure
Vector
magnitude
Direction
In order to determine the location of…
a scale to measure
What is a physical quantity that requi…
Vector
33 terms
Constant Velocity
Velocity
displacement
distance
The number 4.4 x 10^3 could also be wr…
displacement over time... **speed with direction
how far you are away from your starting point... **difference o…
how far you have traveled
4400.0
Velocity
displacement over time... **speed with direction
displacement
how far you are away from your starting point... **difference o…
5 terms
Speed and Velocity
Speed
Constant speed
Instantaneous speed
Average speed
a measure of the distance an object travels per unit of time.
the rate of change of position in which the same distance is…
speed at a specific instant in time.
the total distance traveled divided by the total time taken t…
Speed
a measure of the distance an object travels per unit of time.
Constant speed
the rate of change of position in which the same distance is…
13 terms
Velocity and atoms
Atom
Atomic number
Ionisation
Vector
Smallest particle of an element
Number of protons in an atom
Any process in which atoms become charged by losing or gainin…
A quantity that has both size and direction.
Atom
Smallest particle of an element
Atomic number
Number of protons in an atom
9 terms
Speed and Velocity
m/s
horizontal line
vertical line
slope of a line
the SI unit for speed
a zero would appear on this the line of a distance-versus-tim…
a distance-versus-time graph will never show this kind of line
this line is found by dividing the rise by the run
m/s
the SI unit for speed
horizontal line
a zero would appear on this the line of a distance-versus-tim…
12 terms
Speed and Velocity
Speed
Velocity
Acceleration
Constant Speed
The distance an object travels in one unit of time
Speed in a given direction
The rate at which velocity changes
speed that does not change
Speed
The distance an object travels in one unit of time
Velocity
Speed in a given direction
6 terms
Velocity and Acceleration
force
motion
reference point
speed
a push or a pull
a change in the position of an object with respect to time
a stationary object that is used to describe an object's motion
distance an object moves per given unit of time
force
a push or a pull
motion
a change in the position of an object with respect to time
9 terms
Speed and velocity
Speed
Velocity
3 types of speed
Instantaneous speed
The distance an object traveks per unit time (rate of change…
The speed and direction of an object in motion
1. Instantaneous ... 2. Average... 3. Constant
Speed at any given point in time
Speed
The distance an object traveks per unit time (rate of change…
Velocity
The speed and direction of an object in motion
23 terms
Velocity Terms
speed
velocity
speed - tells us how fast an object mo…
relative to a reference point with dir…
distance traveled divided by the time interval during which t…
the speed of an object in a particular direction, like north,…
the difference between speed and velocity?
what is velocity described as?
speed
distance traveled divided by the time interval during which t…
velocity
the speed of an object in a particular direction, like north,…
31 terms
Constant Velocity
The number 4.4 x 10^3 could also be wr…
1,700,000 in scientific notation would…
A point used to refer to motion
Where you are
4400.0
1.7x10^6
Reference Point
Position
The number 4.4 x 10^3 could also be wr…
4400.0
1,700,000 in scientific notation would…
1.7x10^6
24 terms
Velocity & Acceleration
what is motion in one direction?
position
origin point
velocity
motion along a straight line
the distance and direction from the origin
point that position is measured relative to
speed with direction
what is motion in one direction?
motion along a straight line
position
the distance and direction from the origin
11 terms
Velocity Unit
Independent Variable
Dependent Variable
Scalar Quantity
Vector Quantity
The variable that changes the dependent variable; the x-value…
The variable that depends on the changes of the independent v…
Scalar is speed or distance over time; magnitude/number only
Vector is velocity or displacement over time; magnitude and d…
Independent Variable
The variable that changes the dependent variable; the x-value…
Dependent Variable
The variable that depends on the changes of the independent v…
Speed and Velocity
Speed
equation for speed
Point of reference
Average speed
The ratio of the distance an object moves to the time it takes
Distance divided by Time
something that is not moving that can be used to compare to
Total Distance traveled / Total Time it takes
Speed
The ratio of the distance an object moves to the time it takes
equation for speed
Distance divided by Time
15 terms
velocity unit
Independent variable
dependent varibale
scalar quantity
vector quantity
The one that is changed
The variable that depends on another variable
Having only magnitude not direction
...
Independent variable
The one that is changed
dependent varibale
The variable that depends on another variable
10 terms
Speed And Velocity
Motion
Reference Point
SI Units
Meter
The action or process of moving.
A basis or standard of evaluation.
A system of physical units.
A fundamental unit of length in the metric system.
Motion
The action or process of moving.
Reference Point
A basis or standard of evaluation.
30 terms
Velocity Vocab
kinematics
relative motion
frame of reference
scalar
the study of things move
everything moves with respect to something else
different observers and different locations
have only size/magnitude (number & unit)
kinematics
the study of things move
relative motion
everything moves with respect to something else
15 terms
Velocity Unit
Independent Variable
Dependent Variable
Scalar quantity
Vector quantity
The variable that isn't changed by other variables
A variable that depends on the independent variable
dimensional measurement of quantity, like height or temperatu…
has more than one number associated with it (velocity)
Independent Variable
The variable that isn't changed by other variables
Dependent Variable
A variable that depends on the independent variable
30 terms
Speed and Velocity
(Terminal velocity) TV rate
zero velocity
air resistance
Speed
end of acceleration
starting and ending at the same point
effects TV greatly(- in speed)
how fast or slow an object is moving
(Terminal velocity) TV rate
end of acceleration
zero velocity
starting and ending at the same point
15 terms
Velocity Unit
Independent Variable
Dependent Variable
Scalar Quantity
vector Quantity
...
...
(magnitude/number only) that refers to "how fast an object is…
(magnitude and direction) that refers to "the RATE at which a…
Independent Variable
...
Dependent Variable
...
6 terms
Velocity and acceleration
Find the increasing speed for a cheeta…
Find the increasing speed for a fly th…
Find the increasing speed for an athle…
Find the increasing speed for a car th…
300... ---- = 30m/s... 10
4... -- = 2m/s... 2
100... --- = 10m/s... 10
25m/s
Find the increasing speed for a cheeta…
300... ---- = 30m/s... 10
Find the increasing speed for a fly th…
4... -- = 2m/s... 2
26 terms
Velocity and Motion
Work
For work to be done....
Units for Work
Units for Force
Transfer of energy that occurs when a force makes an object m…
Something must have to move and the motion must be the same d…
Joules - J
Newton - N
Work
Transfer of energy that occurs when a force makes an object m…
For work to be done....
Something must have to move and the motion must be the same d…
23 terms
Speed and Velocity
Speed
formula for speed
Average speed
Instantaneous Speed
the distance an object moves per unit of time.
Distance divided by Time
Total Distance traveled / Total Time it takes
the speed of an object at a given instant in time.
Speed
the distance an object moves per unit of time.
formula for speed
Distance divided by Time
15 terms
velocity voca
position
displacement
distance (d)
slope
a location relative to a reference point
a change in position (usually measured in distance)
the amount of displacement
rise over run (steepness of a graph)
position
a location relative to a reference point
displacement
a change in position (usually measured in distance)
Speed/Velocity
A marathon runner completes a 24.2 km…
A bullet is fired from a sniper rifle…
What is the speed of an object that mo…
Is 45 m/s a scalar or vector?
7.56 km/hr
5km
6.0m/s
Scalar
A marathon runner completes a 24.2 km…
7.56 km/hr
A bullet is fired from a sniper rifle…
5km
10 terms
Velocity vocabulary
Position
Displacement
Distance(d)
Slope
A location relative to a reference point
A change in position(usually measured in meters)
The amount of displacement
Rise over run(steepness of a graph)
Position
A location relative to a reference point
Displacement
A change in position(usually measured in meters)
17 terms
Speed and Velocity
Motion
Reference Point
International System of Units
Meter
The state in which one object's distance from another is chan…
A place or object used for comparison to determine if somethi…
The system of units (SI) used by scientists to measure the pr…
SI unit of length
Motion
The state in which one object's distance from another is chan…
Reference Point
A place or object used for comparison to determine if somethi…
8 terms
Velocity Vocab
Motion
Reference point
Speed
Velocity
Movement from place to place
An object that stays in place
The rate at which something moves
Vector, speed, and direction
Motion
Movement from place to place
Reference point
An object that stays in place
45 terms
Speed and Velocity
Motion
Reference Point
Distance
Displacement
the movement of an object from one place to another
a place or object used for comparison to determine if somethi…
the measurement of how far an object has traveled
the measurement of how far an object has traveled from the st…
Motion
the movement of an object from one place to another
Reference Point
a place or object used for comparison to determine if somethi…
11 terms
Velocity and Accelerration
Velocity and Equation
Speed defenition
Velocity defenition
Average speed equation
distance/time
how fast an object is moving
how and in what direction an object moves
total distance/total time
Velocity and Equation
distance/time
Speed defenition
how fast an object is moving
15 terms
Velocity Unit
independent variable
dependent variable
scalar quantity
vector quantity
A variable that you're experimenting on; changing.
The variable that you're measuring.
Distance and not direction; only in numerical form.
A physical measurement that contains directional information
independent variable
A variable that you're experimenting on; changing.
dependent variable
The variable that you're measuring.
15 terms
Velocity Unit
independent variable
dependent variable
scalar quantity
vector quantity
variable that doesn't depend on the other
Depends on the other
one dimensional measurement of a quantity
have magnitude and direction scalars only have magnitude
independent variable
variable that doesn't depend on the other
dependent variable
Depends on the other
9 terms
Velocity Vocab
Motion Diagrams
Vector
Position
Displacement
A series of images showing an object's position at equal time…
A quantity that has both magnitude and direction.
A vector with the arrow's tail at the origin of a coordinate…
Change in position
Motion Diagrams
A series of images showing an object's position at equal time…
Vector
A quantity that has both magnitude and direction.
12 terms
Velocity Vocabulary
Independent Variable... kinetic energy... Di…
Dependant Variable
Scalar Quantity
Vector Quantity
...
...
...
...
Independent Variable... kinetic energy... Di…
...
Dependant Variable
...
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