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Motions and Energy

TermDefinition
Work Force exerted in an object that causes it to move.
Energy The ability to do work or cause change.
Kinetic energy Energy that an object has due to its motion.
Potential energy Stored energy that results from the position or shape of an object.
Gravitational Potential Energy Potential energy that depends on the height of an object.
Elastic Potential Energy The energy of stretched or compressed objects.
Motion The state in which one object's distance from another is changing.
Reference Point A place or object used for comparison to determine if an object is in motion.
Distance The length of a path between two points.
Displacement The length and direction of a straight line between starting and ending pints.
Scalar The quantity of having only having magnitude, not direction.
Vector A measurable quantity that consists of both magnitude and a direction.
Speed The distance and object travels per unit of time.
Velocity Speed in a given direction.
Acceleration The rate at which velocity changes.
Gravitational Energy Potential energy that depends on the height of an object.
Elastic Energy The energy of stretched or compressed objects .
Mechanical Energy Kinetic or potential energy associated with the motion or position of an object.
Conservation Of Energy The principle stating that energy is not created or destroyed during a chemical reaction.
Law Of Conservation Of Energy The rule that energy can not be created or destroyed.
Created by: alopez_cr7