Busy. Please wait.

Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.

By signing up, I agree to StudyStack's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the email address associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.

Remove ads
Don't know (0)
Know (0)
remaining cards (0)
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards

Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how


Science Topic 2 Definitions 2011

Mass The amount of matter in something
Weight The force of gravity pulling on matter
Force A push, pull or twist applied to an object
Acceleration The rate at which an object changes speed
Net force The directional sum of all forces acting on an object
Friction A rubbing force that slows moving objects
Distance How far it is between 2 objects
Speed How quickly an object is moving
Time How long it takes between 2 events
Average speed The total distance traveled divided by the total time taken
Velocity Speed in a given direction
Inertia The tendency of an object to stay still or keep moving
Momentum The product of mass and velocity
Newton's Laws The 3 laws proposed by Sir Isaac Newton that describe motion
Data Information in numerical form
Graph Visual way of displaying data
Ticker timer Leaves dots on a paper tape to record motion
Circular motion Motion of an object round and round
Harmonic Motion of an object going to and fro
Pendulum Swinging object that can be used to measure time
Terminal velocity Air resistance which slows falling objects near earth
Constant speed Same time to travel same distance
Reaction time Time taken for driver to react to danger (moving from accelerator to the brake)
Reaction distance Distance car travels during reaction time
Braking distance Distance taken for car to stop when brakes are applied
Stopping distance Total distance taken to stop
Created by: PCGEEK