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Force and Motion

Motion an object in in motion when its distance from another object is changing
Reference Point a place or object used for comparision to determine if something is in motion
Speed Distance(m) / time(s)
Average Speed Total Distance Traveled / Total Time
Instantaneous Speed The rate of which an object is moving at that point in time
Velocity Speed of an object in a given direction
Slope the "steepness" of the line
Acceleration the rate at which velocity changes, increasing/decreasing speed, or change in direction.
Force A push or pull
Newton The SI unit used for force (N).
Net Force All forces acting on an object at one time.
Unbalanced Forces Can cause an object to start, stop, or change direction
Balanced Forces Equal forces acting in opposite directions
Friction the force that two surfaces exert on each other when they rub together
Static Friction
Created by: _je_12_