Force and motion

By Melody and Katelyn 6A

Direction

The way or course toward which something moves or faces.
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Distance

The amount of space between things.
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Electromagnetism

The combined force of electricity and magnetism.
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Energy transfer

The movement of energy from one object to another or the change of energy from one form to another.
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Force

The strength or energy that moves an object.
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friction

A force that slows down moving things.
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Gravity

The force that pulls things toward the center of Earth or any other object that has mass.
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Inertia

The tendency of an object to resist change the direction or speed of its motion.
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Kinetic energy

The energy that a moving body has because of its motion.
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Magnetism

A force that pushes and pulls certain metals.
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Mass

The amount of matter, measured on Earth by its weight.
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Momentum

The strength or force that keeps something moving.
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Motion

The act of going from one place to another; movement.
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Potential energy

The energy a body has because of its position, electrical charge, or structure; stored energy.
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Speed

The rate of movement.

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weight

how heavy something is, determined by the pull of gravity on the object's mass.
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Work

The act of using force to move something over a certain distance.

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