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air resistance A force that tries to slow things down that are moving through air. It is a type of friction.
contact force A force that needs to touch an object before it can affect it (friction)
drag Air resistance and water resistance are both sometimes called this
force A push or a pull
force meter Piece of equipment containing a spring, used to measure forces
friction A force that tries to slow things down when two things rub against each other
gravity The force of attraction between any two objects
magnetism A force that attracts objects made out of iron
newton (N) The unit of force
newton meter Another name for a force meter
non-contact force A force that can affect something from a distance (gravity)
speed How fast something is moving. Often measured in metres per second (m/s)
static electricity A force which attracts things with extra electrical charges on them
upthrust A force that pushes things up
water resistance A force that tries to slow things down that are moving through water. It is a type of friction.
density The amount of mass that 1cm(3) of a substance has
displacement The volume of water pushed out of the way by an object
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