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# Motion and Force

### Vocabulary

TermDefinition
Motion an objects change in position relative to a reference point
Reference Point the object that appears to stay in place
Speed the distance traveled divided by the time interval during which the motion occurred
Velocity Speed of an object in a particular direction
acceleration the rate at which velocity changes over time; an object acceleration
Force a push or pull exerted on an object in order to change the motion of the object; force has size and direction
Newton the si unit for force
Net force the combination fo all of the forces acting on an object
Balanced forces when the force on an object produce a net force of 0 N
Unbalanced Forces when the net force on an object is not 0 N
how do you know when something has moved. An object is in motion if its distance relative to another object is changing.
energy the strength and vitality required for sustained physical or mental activity.
potential energy is any form of energy that has stored potential that can be put to future use.
kinetic energy is the energy in moving objects or mass.
energy transformation An energy transformation is the change of energy from one form to another. Energy transformations occur everywhere every second of the day. There are many different forms of energy such as electrical, thermal, nuclear, mechanical, electromagnetic, sound,
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