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Forces and Motion

8th grade

How far an object can go in a specific amount of time. Speed
Makes an object go faster. Force
If this increases, then more force will be needed to move an object. Mass
If a moving object has more mass it will be more ________ to stop or change its direction. Difficult
A _______ change in shape will occur when a heavier moving object collides with another object. Larger
The relative position of an object. Orientation
If a moving object must be slowed down quickly, more ________ will be needed. Force
If forces are balanced there will be no ______. Movement
If forces are balanced this will be zero. Net Force
If a forces act in the same direction the resulting net force is calculated by ________. Adding
If forces act in opposite directions the resulting net force is calculated by _______. Subtracting
Larger arrows called vector can represent ________ force and the direction of the force. more
The strength of a force is called its _________. magnitude
A body in motion stays in motion. A body at rest stays at rest. Inertia
Laws of Motion were created by ____________. Newton
Newton's Third Law states that for every there is an equal and ______________ reaction. opposite
To move a heavy object , a greater force must be applied to overcome the ________ between surfaces. friction
The location of an object. position
Terms such as right, left, up, down, north, and south to indicate which path an object is moving in. direction
A graph showing faster movement has a steeper _____. slope
The speed of an object with respect to its direction is its _______. velocity
Average velocity can be calculated by dividing the total distance traveled by the amount of __________ it takes to go the distance. time
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