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Forces In Action

Ch.8 Science

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force is a push, pull or twist
contact forces a type of force that occurs with contact. (with to objects touching each other)
non-contact force a type of force that occurs without touching
gravity force that pulls everything towards the earth
magnetic forces another non-contact force. push or pull between two magnets
electrostatic forces non-contact force. a force with charges
permanent Magnet A magnet that remains it's effect for many years
temporary magnet a magnet that remains it's effect for not a very long period of time
alloys a mixture of metal with a non-metal or another metal
north pole the end of a magnet, when free to rotate, points to the north pole of the earth
south pole the other end of a magnet, when free to rotate, points to the south pole of the earth
magnetic field the direction at ant point where the north pole of a magnet would face
atoms a very small particle that makes up things
Created by: layqah