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The World of Energy either of two units of heat energy. the SI base unit of thermodynamic temperature equal in magnitude to the degree celsius. force that acts to oppose sliding between two surfaces that are touching. it's energy in a mechanical form. the process of becoming smaller. Hard
Matter type of mixture in which the individual substances are evenly mixed. having nothing else like it. to form a solution by mixing evenly. matter with a composition that is always the same. mass per unit volume of a substance. Hard
Force and Motion When opposing forces are equal. a push or a pull. the sum of two for more forces exerted in the same direction. unit of measurement for force. measurement of the gravitational pull on an object. Older Children
Force & Motion push or pull. friction that has no movement. force that opposes motion between two surfaces that are in contact. produces no motion. named after issac newton. Older Children
Energy The energy in fossil fuels is released during this.. Living plants do this to electromagnetic energy to chemical energy.. When energy does this to its form, energy is not lost or created.. These store chemical energy. A toaster changes electrical energy to thermal energy is known as this.. Hard
Physics The resistance of an object to a change in its motion . A push or pull. Speed with direction. A state in which opposing forces are balanced. The rate of change of velocity. Hard
Structure of an Atom the graduale wearing away of a metal element due toa chemical reaction. a one-or-two-letter representation of an element. an atom with the same number of protons and a different number of neutrons from other atoms of the same element. a horizontal row of elements in the periodic table. a small particle in the nucleus of an atom, with no electrical charge. Hard
Matter A measure of gravitational force in an object. A measurement of mass in a given volume. Change that affects one or more physical properties of the substances. A change that occurs when one or more sbustances change into entirely new substances with different properties. Anything that has mass and takes up space. Hard
Electricity slows down the flow of electrons or heat. transfer of electrons by bringing near. unit for current. opposite charges . one path for electricity to follow, as you add resistors the lights become. Hard
Physics in the World Around Us A curved path followed by a projectile under the influence of gravity. Property by which objects resist changes in motion. Deterioration of a metal caused by oxygen. An exothermic oxidation-reduction reaction between a nonmetallic material and molecular oxygen. Unit of electric current. Very Difficult
Energy and Forces A number of things, events, or people of a similar kind or related nature coming one after another. Strength or power exerted upon an object. Surface resistance to relative motion, as of a body sliding or rolling. A change from one form of energy to another. Ability to do or act; capability of doing or accomplishing something. Hard
Electricity An electric circuit with multiple paths.. A substance that does not readily allow the passage of heat or sound.. A liquid or paste that conducts electric current.. The resistance that one surface or object encounters when moving over another.. Current consisting of charges that flow in only one direction in a circuit.. Hard
Newton's Laws 1st Law of newton. A push or a pull. A speed at which object travels in a particular direction. Force opposing relative motion of two objects that are in contact. What object Newton started his experiments with light. Older Children
Electricity and Magnetism A nonconductor of sound, heat, or electricity.. current that flows in only one direction.. A portion of a ferromagnetic material where the magnetic moments are aligned with one another because of interactions between molecules or atoms.. Either of the two points on the earth's surface where the dipping needle of a compass stands vertical, one in the arctic, the other in the antarctic. . The rate at which energy is transferred, used, or transformed. . Hard
Electricity A closed circuit in which the current divides into two or more paths before recombining to complete the circuit. the process by which electrical or magnetic properties are transferred, without physical contact, from one circuit or body to another. A piece of magnetic material that retains its magnetism after it is removed from a magnetic field. base unit for electrical current. A force that resists the relative motion or tendency to such motion of two bodies or substances in contact.. Hard
Thermal Energy Atoms and molecules, the smallest particles of any substance, are always in _________. The basic building blocks of the 'normal' matter that we see in the Universe are __________. The motion of thermal energy is usually not visible, but we can feel or see its ____________. _________________ that has a temperature has Thermal Energy. . The faster the atoms or molecules move, the higher the temperature, and the more atoms or molecules that are in motion, the greater the _____________ of heat they transfer.. Hard
Waves bending of a wave as it moves from one medium into another medium.. number of wavelengths that pass a given point in one second measured in hertz.. for a transverse wave, one half the distance between a crest and a thought.. a type of mechanical wave in which matter in the medium moves forward and backward.. a type of wave that can travel only though matter.. Big
Physics is any influence that causes an object to undergo a certain change, either concerning its movement, direction, or geometrical construction. as a branch of astronomy, is the study of the largest-scale structures and dynamics of the universe and is concerned with fundamental questions about its formation and evolution.. is the branch of physics which involves the behaviour and properties of light, including its interactions with matter and the construction of instruments that use or detect it. is a branch of physics dealing with physical phenomena at microscopic scales. is a chemical compound with the chemical formula H2O. . Big
Forces, Motion, and Newton's Laws Slows down an object that is in motion. Ability for an object to resist change in its motion. Prevents an object from moving when a force is applied . A push or pull. Speed and direction of a moving objecct. Hard
Three States of Matter Has a definite volume but takes the shape of its container. Solid, liquid and gas. A property of matter. Takes the shape and volume of its container. The amount of space taken up by an object. Older Children
Inverse & Radical Functions is a function that undoes another function. The value inside the radical sign. The value you want to take the root of. root of a number x is a number r which, when raised to the power of n, equals to x.. is where you change the sign in the middle of two terms like this:. is all the values that come out.. Hard
Atoms and Molecules A change that happens in a reaction, transforms. No defined shape- atoms move around, but not not super fast. How much gravity is pushing down. How tightly packed atoms are. Makes up matter- smaller than and makes up molecules. Hard
Energy By pacing low temputures on hot surfaces or objects starts what enery?. What energy is released by heat?. The standerd unit for potential and work is___.. By spliting or joining atoms create what type of energy?. It has the potentail to be converted into other forms of energy.. Older Children
Forces and Newton's Law the tendency of an object to resist any change. an object's acceleration is in the same direction as the net force on the object. a push or pull on an object. the force that opposes the sliding motion of two surfaces that are touching each other. gravitational force exerted on an object. Older Children
Sound number of waves moving past a point in one second. longitudinal wave with frequency from 16Hz to 20 kHz which we can hear. spiral part of the ear. measure of how high or low a sound is. object which oscillates and makes sound is sound ...... Older Children
Energy microwave, lamp. unit of measuring work and energy. resources can't be replaced. heat energy from the ground. opposes motion. Hard
Electricity Neutral charge . Rearrange Electrons and there position . Involves contact of a charged object to a neutral object . Associated with electrical charges . Flask . Older Children
Chapter 8: Covalent Bonding a molecule that has two poles, or regions, with opposite charges. the two weakest intermolecular attractions - dispersion interactions and dipole forces. intermolecular forces resulting from the attraction of oppositely charged regions of polar molecules. a chemical formula that shows the arrangement of atoms in a molecule or polyatomic ion. a molecule in which one side of the molecule is slightly negative and the opposite side is slightly positive. Very Difficult
Matter and Properties a solution with so much solute that it is relatively close to being saturated. solution is far from being saturated. has no electrical charge. smallest particle of an element that still has the properties of that element. has a negative charge. Older Children
The Particle Theory of Matter Matter consisting of only one type of particle.. A mixture where individual particles can be identified.. The measure of gravity pulling on a mass.. The transfer of heat energy through solids.. A substance that is dissolved in a solvent.. Hard
Waves and Sounds When a wave bends as it moves from one medium to the next. The number of wavelengths that pass a given point in 1second. This is located on the side of your head and helps you hear. The noises that you hear are known as. The distance from the resting position of a transverse wave to its crest or trough. Hard
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