# Shared Flashcard Set

## Details

Second Quarter Review
Forces & Motion
25
Science
11/10/2008

Term
 force
Definition
 Any kind of a push or pull is called what?
Term
 inertia
Definition
 What do we call the property of matter that keeps an object at rest or keeps it moving in a straight line?
Term
 gravity
Definition
 The force of attraction between Earth and other objects is called what?
Term
 friction
Definition
 A force that resists motion between objects that are touching is called what?
Term
 back and forth
Definition
 The swinging pendulum on a grandfather clock is an example of what type of motion?
Term
 magnetism
Definition
 The force around a magnet is called what?
Term
 weight
Definition
 The measure of the force of gravity on an object is called what?
Term
 motion
Definition
 A change in position or place of an object over time in comparison to a starting point is called what?
Term
 speed
Definition
 How fast an object moves is called what?
Term
 acceleration
Definition
 Any change in speed or direction is called what?
Term
 gravity or gravitation
Definition
 What force keeps the earth traveling around the sun?
Term
 newton
Definition
 What do we call the unit used to measure force?
Term
 faster
Definition
 When you apply more force to an object at rest, the object will move faster or slower?
Term
 the one ton object
Definition
 Which would require more force to move: an object that weighs one pound or one ton?
Term
 ice
Definition
 What type of surface generally provides the least amount of friction?
Term
 sanding rough wood
Definition
 Which would be an example of greater friction: pulling a wagon on a sidewalk or sanding rough wood?
Term
 yes
Definition
 Is magnetism an example of a non-contact force?
Term
 no
Definition
 Is friction an example of a non-contact force?
Term
 no
Definition
 Is pushing an example of a non-contact force?
Term
 no
Definition
 Is pulling an example of a non-contact force?
Term
 yes
Definition
 Is gravity an example of a non-contact force?
Term
 no
Definition
 Would a wagon rolling uphill be an example of increased acceleration?
Term
 yes
Definition
 Would a wagon rolling downhill be an example of increased acceleration?
Term
 no
Definition
 Would a wagon sitting on a flat surface be an example of increased acceleration?
Term
 spring scale
Definition
 What do we call a tool used to measure force?
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