# Shared Flashcard Set

## Details

Metrics and Motion
identifying units and understanding motion graphs
23
Physics
08/26/2013

Term
 A kilometer is a little over _______ a mile or ______ times around the track.
Definition
 half mile or 2 1/2 times
Term
 Milli means_____
Definition
 1/1000th or "there one thousand of these in a meter, liter or gram"
Term
 The amount of space something takes up is ____________
Definition
 volume
Term
 Centi means _______
Definition
 1/100th or "there are one hundred of these in a meter, liter or gram"
Term
 The length of this crayon is ____cm or ___mm [image]
Definition
 7.1cm or 71mm
Term
 What is the volume of this liquid? Use units! [image]
Definition
 76milliLiters (76mL)
Term
 What is the curve at the top of the water in a graduated cylinder called?
Definition
 meniscus
Term
 Liters are the basic metric units for ________
Definition
 volume
Term
 The mass of a dollar bill is approximately _______ (use the correct units)
Definition
 1gram (1g)
Term
 The basic unit for measuring distance is _____________
Definition
 meter
Term
 Kilo means _________
Definition
 1,000 or "there are one thousand meters, liters or grams"
Term
 Using your senses to gather information is called _________
Definition
 observing or making observations
Term
 ______ is a measure of how strong gravity pulls on an object’s mass.
Definition
 weight
Term
 The basic SI units for mass are:
Definition
 grams
Term
 _______ is the property that all objects tend to stay at rest or stay in motion until a net force acts on them.
Definition
 inertia
Term
 Any information learned through observation during an experiment is called _______
Definition
 data
Term
 How do you figure out the average speed of this grasshopper? What is it, use units! [image]
Definition
 Divide how far it moved (the CHANGE in the left side) 10meters by how much time passed (the CHANGE in the bottom) 2seconds 10m÷2s=5m/s.
Term
 What is the average speed of this Cheetah? [image]
Definition
 0 m/s (it's a flat line!)  It started at 5meters away and after 8 seconds it is still 5meters away.  It's stopped!
Term
 A ________ must be able to be tested in an experiment.
Definition
 hypothesis
Term
 How can you tell which graph has the faster speed? [image]
Definition
 it has the steeper slope or angle.  In this case, A is faster.
Term
 How do you know which brick has more inertia? [image]
Definition
 300 kg because it has larger mass which indicates how much inertia there will be.
Term
 What happens to the caterpillar at point A? How do you know?     [image]
Definition
 It stopped because the line becomes flat meaning it's distance away from us doesn't change.
Term
 This is called a __________[image]
Definition