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Forces and Motion

Unit 3 Science

Location of an object Position
Changes in velocity over time Aceleration
The rate at which an object’s position is changing over time Speed
Any change in position Motion
Tendency of an object to resist a change in motion Inertia
Measurement of an object’s speed and direction of motion Velocity
A “frame” from which you can measure position or motion Reference
Mass times velocity Momentum
I am the word that scientists use for a push or a pull. What am I? Force
I am the force that sometimes makes sliding difficult. What am I? Friction
I am a force whose effect is offset by other forces so I won’t change your motion. What type of force am I? Balanced
I am a force whose effect is not offset. So I change your motion in some way. What type of force am I? Unbalanced
I am a force that slows down objects that are moving through the air. What am I? Air resistance
I am a force that pushes an airplane forward. What am I? Thrust
I am the tendency of an object in motion to stay in motion. What am I? Inertia
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