Science Ch. 14

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Science Ch. 14
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2012-02-08 22:07:17
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  1. a push or pull exerted on an object
    force
  2. the overall force on an object when all the individual forces acting on it are added together
    net force
  3. the rate at which velocity changes
    acceleration
  4. the tendency of an object to resist a change in motion
    inertia
  5. the attractive force between objects; the force that moves objects down hill
    gravity
  6. the scientific law that every object in the universe attracts every other object
    Law of Universal Gravitation
  7. the amount of matter in an object
    mass
  8. a measure of the force of gravity on an object
    weight
  9. any material that attracts iron and materials that contain iron
    magnet
  10. the region around a magnet where the magnetic force is exerted
    magnetic field
  11. a device with a magnetized needle that can spin freely; the needle always points north
    compass
  12. the angle between geographic north and the north to which a compass needle point
    magnetic decliation

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