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energy & motion

Quehl energy & motion words

direction The path an object follows
distance a measure of length
motion a change in an objects position compared to the objects around it.
position and object's place or location
speed a measure of the distance an object travels in a certain amount of time
velocity a measure of speed in a certain direction
force a push or pull
friction a force that slows or stops motion between two surfaces that are touching
gravity a force that pulls objects toward each other
inclined plane a simple machine made of a slanted surface
lever a simple machine made up of a stiff bar that moves freely around a fixed point
pulley a simple device made up of a rope fitted around the rim of a fixed wheel
screw a simple machine made up of an inclined plane wrapped around a column
simple machine a device with one or two parts that changes a force
wedge a simple machine made up of two inclined planes
wheel and axle a simple machine made up of two cylinders that turn on the same axis
work the movement of an object by a force
Created by: wildflower