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Physics Vocab

QuestionAnswer
Force a push or pull
Friction the transfer of kinetic energy from a moving body to the atoms of matter around it
Gravity the pull resulting from the mass of the Earth
Heat the average speed of the atoms that make up a object
Galileo Italian astronomer and physicist who studied and created the term inertia
Inertia Describes the law of physics that states that a stopped object tends to stay stopped and a moving object tends to maintain its direction and speed
Machanics energy in motion
Mechanic the physics of motion
Sir Isaac Newton Created Newton's Laws-used mathematics to develop theories for providing an understanding of physics and astronomy
Potential energy energy stored by the position of an object
Transformation of energy the law of physics that states that energy can be changed from one form to another
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