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Physical Science

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A _____________ is a place where something is. Position
A ___________ causes a position to change. Movement
A _________ is a measure of force. It can be compared to the weight of an apple Newton
____________ is the ability to make things move. Energy
________ is a measure of how fast or slow an object moves. The greater the force, whether a push or pull, the greater the speed Speed
______________ the force of objects pulling on one another. Gravity is
The force of gravity depends on (a) the mass of the objects, (b) how close the objects are to each other.
_______ has the same pull on all objects. Gravity
________ is moving an object from one position to another position. Work
Everything (people, animals, water, objects, air, etc.) are made of ____________. Matter
The amount of matter something has is called its __________. Mass
________ affected by gravity. Your mass is the same on the moon as it is on the Earth. Mass is not
The force of gravity pulling down on something’s mass is called its _______________. Weight
_____________ is the measure of force pushing on an area. Pressure
_________ is a force, which slows down or stops an object, which is in motion. This happens when two surfaces touch. Friction
_________ weight, surface, and area of contact. Friction is caused by
____________ is what makes objects resist changes in motion. It keeps objects moving until stopped by another force such as friction or gravity. Inertia
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