# Shared Flashcard Set

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PIHI SCI EMM LESSON 5
Introduction to Forces
15
Science
10/26/2011

Term
 This tool is a __________________. [image]
Definition
 spring scale
Term
 What is the manipulate variable? [image]
Definition
 mass
Term
 What unit is weight measured in?
Definition
 Newtons
Term
 What is the definition of mass?
Definition
 measure of matter in an object
Term
 What is the definition of weight?
Definition
 measure of the force of gravity on an object
Term
 What does it mean for the manipulated and responding variable to be proportional?
Definition
 when the manipulated variable increases, the responding variable increases by the same factor
Term
 Define elastic force.
Definition
 the force exerted by elastic materials
Term
 Define the term gravity.
Definition
 force of attraction between all matter
Term
 Which direction does gravity pull on a object?
Definition
 the center of an object
Term
 What unit is mass measured in?
Definition
 grams or kilograms
Term
 Mass is measured with a ____.
Definition
 balance
Term
 A force is a ________ or ___________ on an object.
Definition
 push or pull
Term
 The relationship between elastic force and stretching distance is  ______ for small displacements.
Definition
 proportional
Term
 Mass is the quantity of matter in an object and Weight is a ______________.
Definition
 force
Term
 The weight of an object is dependent on its _______________.
Definition
 mass
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