Vocabulary
Newton's Laws
Inertia and Mass
More Inertia
Crash Dummies
100
A measure of speed and direction.
What is velocity?
100

A frog leaping upward off his lily pad is pulled downward by gravity and lands on another lily pad instead of continuing on in a straight line.

First law

100
These two are directly linked in physics. You cannot have one without the other.
What is force and motion.
100

The larger an objects mass, the more it's this.

What is inertia?

100
This explains what happens in a car crash.
What is Inertia?
200
How far and object has moved.
What is distance?
200

As the fuel in a rocket ignites, the force of the gas expansion and explosion pushes out the back of the rocket and pushes the rocket forward.

Third Law

200
If you have this, you will not have motion.
What is balanced forces.
200
This is a statement about something that happens in nature that seems to be true allthe time.
What is Scientific Law?
200

This is the speed a passenger in a car is traveling at if it hits an object that is NOT moving

What is the same speed as the car?

300
A push or pull that one object exerts over another.
What is force?
300

When you are standing up in a subway train, and the train suddenly stops, your body continues to go forward

First Law

300
When an object is at rest, it will stay at rest until this acts on it.
What is unbalanced forces?
300
This is when an object is slowing down.
What is negative acceleration?
300

As an ice skater pushes harder with her legs, she begins to move faster.

Second Law

400
The change in velocity (speed and direction) of an object.
What is acceration?
400

After you start up your motorbike, as you give it more gas, it goes faster.

Third Law

400
When an object is in motion, it will stay in motion until this acts on it.
What is unbalanced force?
400
This is when an object is speeding up due to an unbalance force.
What is positive acceleration?
400
This amount of people who died in car crashes would have lived if they had worn a safety belt.
What is half.
500
Newton's first law is also called this.
What is The Law of Inertia.
500

A pitched baseball goes faster than one that is gently thrown.

Second Law

500
If you want to wear a smaller size of clothing, you need to lose this.
What is mass?
500
This is the amount of matter in an object.
What is mass?
500
Velocity and unbalanced force.
What are the forces and motion in action during a car crash?
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