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• Motions and Forces 8th grade (7 words)
Example: A push or pull: force, A force that opposes motion between two surfaces: friction, The rate at which velocity changes.: acceleration, Change in position of an object: motion
Created 2024-01-24
• Motions and Forces 8th grade (7 words)
Example: A push or pull: force, A force that opposes motion between two surfaces: friction, The rate at which velocity changes.: acceleration, Change in position of an object: motion
Created 2024-01-24
• Motions and Forces 5th grade (7 words)
Example: Push or pull: force, A force that opposes motion between two surfaces: friction, The rate at which velocity changes.: acceleration, Change in position of an object: motion
Created 2024-01-24
• Motions and Forces 7th grade (7 words)
Example: Push or pull: force, A force that opposes motion between two surfaces: friction, Combination of all of the forces acting on an object.: Net force, Change in position of an object: motion
Created 2024-01-24
• Motions and Forces 6th grade (7 words)
Example: Push or pull: force, A force that opposes motion between two surfaces: friction, Combination of all of the forces acting on an object.: Net force, Change in position of an object: motion
Created 2024-01-24
• Science SW #7 (4 words)
Example: the opposing force of air on a flying object: drag, created when two objects rub against each other: friction, the force that pulls objects downward: gravity, the force applied to push two objects apart: thurst
Created 2023-09-15
• Force and Motion (7 words)
Example: Potential Energy: Stored Energy, Kinetic Energy: Energy in Motion, Friction: The resistance created when two objects rub against eachother, Gravity: The force that pulls objects towards the center of the earth (down)
Created 2023-01-20
• 2nd Grade Push and Pull (5 words)
Example: force: a push or pull that makes an object move, push: a force used to move something away, pull: a force used to move something closer, motion: what happens when an object moves
Created 2023-01-07
• Chapter 7 Vocabulary Quiz (14 words)
Example: a measure of the distance an object moves in a given amount of time: speed, a measure of an object’s speed and direction: velocity, the change in an object’s velocity over a period of time: acceleration, a metric unit used to measure force: netwon
Created by nlorick - 2022-05-12
• Newton's Laws of Motion Vocabulary Quiz (7 words)
Example: An object's location or place: position, a push or pull of one object on another through direct touch: contact force, any change in the speed or direction of an object's motion: acceleration, the change in an object's position: motion
Created 2021-05-11
• Newton's Laws - Key Vocabulary (7 words)
Example: Acceleration: how quickly an object increases its speed., Force: a push or a pull. The strength of a force is measured in Newtons (N)., Inertia: the tendency of an object to resist a change in its motion., Mass: the amount of matter in an object
Created 2020-09-11
• Chemical Changes - Unit E Ch. 2 Lesson 2 (7 words)
Example: A sign that will let you know if a chemical change has occurred.: [m] color, The ability to burn is called...: [m] combustibility, List 3 objects that are high combustible.: [m] wood, charcoal and paper, Chemical changes in burning produces....: [m] energy
Created 2020-01-29
• Science Electromagnetic Spectrum (7 words)
Example: Which of theses is NOT on the Electromagnetic Spectrum: [m] Sound Waves, What is the highest and lowest frequency of light that we can see?: 750 trillion hertz and 430 trillion hertz, How do microwaves heat food?: The waves penetrate the food and make the water molecules vibrate which makes them heat up. The faster they vibrate the hotter it gets., Apart from damaging your eyes, what is the other main danger of Infrared Radiation?: Skin burns
Created 2019-10-21
• Science Electromagnetic Spectrum (7 words)
Example: Which of theses is NOT on the Electromagnetic Spectrum: [m] Sound Waves, What is the highest and lowest frequency of light that we can see?: 750 trillion hertz and 430 trillion hertz, How do microwaves heat food?: The waves penetrate the food and make the water molecules vibrate which makes them heat up. The faster they vibrate the hotter it gets., Apart from damaging your eyes, what is the other main danger of Infrared Radiation?: Skin burns
Created 2019-10-21
• electricity and magnetism (7 words)
Example: The rate at which electric charges pass a given point.: Electric current, Property of matter, that leads to the electromagnetic interactions.: Electric charge, The space around a charged object.: Electric field, The force of attraction or repulsion on a charged particle.: Electric force
Created 2018-02-03
• Thermodynamics Terms (7 words)
Example: Which one of the laws of thermodynamics is this?: The entropy of a system at absolute zero is a constant. : [m] 3rd, A system with no heat transfer into or out of the system.: [m] Adiabatic Process, What is the definition of a Calorie?: The amount of energy required to raise the temperature of one gram of water by 1 degree Celsius., What are the different types of heat transfer?: Conduction, Convection, and Radiation
Created 2018-01-18
• Test 1 - 6th Grade (4 words)
Example: what is science: it is, what is empiricicl evidence: no it, qyerst: si, sfs: no
Created 2016-09-15
• Tsunamis (7 words)
Example: What are Seismic Waves ?: the waves of energy caused by the sudden breaking of the earth or an explosion, What kind of waves are Seismic Waves ?: Mechanical, The three types of seismic waves are ...: Surface waves , P waves , S waves, What are tsunamis ?: are a series of waves, made in a body of water by an earthquake, landslide, volcanic eruption, or meteorite impact
Created 2016-05-02
• Energy transfer (11 words)
Example: Insulating , Temperature , Transfer, Conduction
Created 2013-01-31

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