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WGU - ISC Definition

WGU - ISC Definitions

Newtons 1st Law Known as the Law of Inertia
Inertia tendency of a moving object to keep moving
Newton's 1st Law without force, a body at rest, stays at rest, a moving body continues moving without force to stop it
Newton's 2nd Law Force causes objects to accelerate
Newton's 2nd Law Acceleration = force/mass
Newton's 2nd Law It takes more strength to push a car than it does to push a bicycle
Newton's 3rd Law All forces result from interactions between pairs of objects
Newton's 3rd Law For every action there is an equal and opposite reaction
Gravity Force of attraction or pull between objects
Conduction Transfer process where internal energy is transferred because of differences in temperatur
Radiation Transfer of energy from the sun to the Earth
Convection Internal energy moves from place to place as the matter that contains it moves from place to place
Refraction Bending of light as it passes through differing densities
Diffraction Ability of waves to bend around corners and spread whenever they encouter obstacles: peering through slightly closed eyes, images appear blurred
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