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Force and Motion

An object at rest will stay at rest or an object in motion will stay in motion unless moved by a force. This is an example of _______________________ Newton's 1st law
Newton's 1st law is also called the _____________________ Law of inertia
The tendency of an object to stay at rest or stay moving (unless started/stopped by a force) Inertia
You need to apply force to get a mass to accelerate. What law? Newton's 2nd law
In the 2nd law, what is the formula? F = m times a
In the 2nd law formula, what does F stand for? force
In the 2nd law formula, what does the m stand for? mass
In the 2nd law formula, what does the a stand for? acceleration
For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction. What law is this? Newton's 3rd law
How many laws of motion did Newton create? 3
Who created the laws of motion? Sir Isaac Newton
What is a force? a push or a pull
When something is moving, it is an _______________________ force. unbalanced
When something is not moving, or at rest, it is a _____________________force balanced
When you are standing up in a train and the train suddenly stops but your body keeps moving forward, this is Newton's ___________________________ 1st law
As little Abby skips, her feet push down on the floor and the floor pushes upon her. This is called an __________________________ pair. action-reaction
When air rushes out of a balloon, the balloon flies the opposite way into the air. This is Newton's __________________________ 3rd law
A full grocery cart needs more force to push it than an empty one. This is Newton's ______________________________ 2nd law
When you paddle a canoe, this is an example of Newton's ____________ law 3rd
A soccer ball will not move unless it is kicked. This is an example of Newton's ______________ law. 1st
As a hockey player skates, she pushes harder with her leg muscles, and then begins to accelerate, or move, faster. This is an example of Newton's ___________ law. 2nd
The force between 2 objects that are touching Friction
The force that pulls objects to the ground gravity
The unit of force is called a ____________________ Newton (N)
Created by: kpicicco27
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