# Forces and motion Unit Word Search

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acceleration
balanced
deceleration
distance
Force
friction
gravity
inclined plane
inertia
laws
lever
mass
motion
nature
pulley
screw
simple machines
speed
unbalanced
velocity
wedge
weight
wheelaxle
work

## Force & Motion Word Search

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Description

Gravity
Friction
Velocity
Weight
Momentum
Speed
Potential energy
Kinetic energy
Newton's third law of motion
Newton's second law of motion
Newton's first law of motion
Law of conversation of mass
balanced force
Net force
Unbalanced force
Action force
Reaction force
Motion
Inertia
Meters per second
Acceleration
Newton
Mass
Force

## Newton's Law Crossword Puzzle

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Crossword
Description

The tendency of an object to resist change in its motion Inertia
For every action there is an equal opposite reaction Newtons Third Law
Acceleration of an object depends upon its mass & the force acting upon it Newtons Second Law
The distances an object travels per unit of time Speed
A change of velocity Acceleration
A push or pull Force
The amount of matter in object Mass
Slowing down Deceleration
Speed in a given direction Velocity
Force that produces a nonzero net force Unbalanced Force
The force that pulls objects toward each other Gravity
The overall force on an object when all individual forces acting on it are added together Net Force
Equal Forces acting on an object In opposite directions Balanced Forces
The state in which one object's distance from another is changing Motion
Energy that an object has due to its motion Kinetic energy

## Work and Machines Crossword Puzzle

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Description

The object that is moved or lifted (known as the output force) Load
The unit used to measure force Newton
The transfer of energy that occurs when a force makes an object move Work
The unit of work Joule
A device that uses energy to perform an activity Machine
The force applied to the machine and the force you exert Input Force
The weight of the object of which force is being exerted to known as the load Output Force
Output force ÷ input force; the number of times a machine multiplies the effort force Mechanical Advantage
Ration of output work done by the machine to input work done on the machine expressed as a percentage Efficiency
A sloping surface that reduces the amount of force required to do work inclined plane
A simple machine that is an inclined plane with one or two sloping sides Wedge
A simple machine that consists of an inclined plane wrapped in a spiral around a cylindrical post Screw
A simple machine consisting of a bar free to pivot about a fixed point called a fulcrum lever
The point on which a lever rests or is supported and on which it pivots Fulcrum
A circular object that revolves on an axle and is fixed below a vehicle or other object to enable it to move easily over the ground wheel
A rod or spindle passing through the center of a wheel or group of wheels. axle
A group of wheels with a rope, chain, or cable running along a groove Pulley
Two or more simple machines that operate together Compound machine
A type of lever that looks like a wheel with teeth gear
The forces that oppose the relative motion of an object through a fluid air resistance
A machine designed to make work easier by increasing the distance and decreasing effort Simple machine
The force which an effort force must overcome in order to do work on an object via a simple machine resistance
a force that acts upon all objects gravity
An influence that causes a free body to undergo acceleration; a push or a pull force
The overall force on an object when all the individual forces acting on it are added together net force
Forces that cause a change in the motion of an object unbalanced forces
Two forces acting in opposite directions on an object, and equal in size balanced forces
The resistance of any physical object to any change in its state of motion inertia
A force that opposes motion friction
measured as a product of an objects mass and velocity momentum

## Forces and Motion Word Search

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Description

reference point
screw
inclined plane
pulley
wheel and axle
fulcrum
lever
electromagnetic
nuclear
chemical
thermal
energy
potential
kinetic
work
weight
mass
unbalanced
balanced
net force
gravity
friction
pull
push
momentum
action/reaction
deceleration
acceleration
Law of Inertia
Issac Newton
distance
time
speed
displacement
frame of reference
velocity
motion
force

## Motion, Forces and Energy Crossword

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Description

when one object's distance from another is changing motion
object that is used to determine if something is in motion reference point
distance an object travels in a given unit of time speed
rate at which an object is moving at a given instant in time instantaneous speed
speed in a given direction velocity
rate at which velocity changes acceleration
push or pull on an object force
SI unit that measures strength of force Newton
combination of ALL forces acting on the object net force
cause an object to start moving, stop moving, or change direction unbalanced force
equal forces acting on an object in OPPOSITE directions balanced force
force that 2 surfaces exert on each other when they ruyb against each other friction
force that pulls objects toward each other gravity
amount of matter in an object mass
force of gravity on a person/object weight
fluid friction on objects falling through the air air resistance
an object that is thrown projectile
tendency of an object to resist a change in motion inertia
product of an object's mass and velocity momentum
an object at rest will stat at rest and an object in motion with stay in motion Newton's 1st Law
acceleration depends on an object's mass and the net force acting on the object Newton's 2nd Law
for every action there is an equal but opposite reaction Newton's 3rd Law

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Description

ACCELERATION
AIR RESISTANCE
BALANCED FORCE
DISTANCE
FORCE
FRICTION
GRAVITY
INERTIA
MASS
MATTER
MOMENTUM
MOTION
PULL
PUSH
SPEED
SPRING SCALE
UNBALANCED FORCE
VELOCITY

## Forces and Motion Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

When 2 solid surfaces slide past each other. sliding
The force of moving something in a certain direction. push
A vector quantity that tends to produce an acceleration of a body in the direction of its application. force
The tendency of a body to resist acceleration; the tendency of a body at rest to remain at rest or of a body in straight line motion to stay in motion in a straight line unless acted on by an outside force. inertia
The natural force of attraction exerted by a celestial body, such as Earth, upon objects at or near its surface, tending to draw them toward the center of the body. gravtity
The alternate force of push. pull
The force that opposes the motion of objects through air. air resistance
The force with which a body is attracted to Earth or another celestial body, equal to the product of the object's mass and the acceleration of gravity. weight
This type of force will not cause a non-moving object to start moving and will not cause a change in the motion of a moving object. balanced
This type of forces produces a change in motion. unbalanced
A type of friction that occurs when a force is applied and does not cause an object to move. static
This type of friction is when one surface rolls past another. rolling
How fast an object is going with respect for an object. speed
Gravitational force decreases as ________ increases. distance
A force that opposes motion between 2 surfaces in contact. friction
Gravity is a force of ________ between objects due to their masses. attraction
A measure of speed in a given direction velocity
A property of matter equal to the measure of an object's resistance to changes in either the speed or direction of its motion. mass

## Fast and Furious Forces Crossword

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Description

The rate at which velocity changes acceleration
A bar or shaft on which a wheel turns Axle
Equal forces acting on an object in opposite directions Balanced forces
The angle of movements from the resting point Direction
Distance and direction of an objects change in position of its starting point Displacement
How far an object has traveled Distance
The force of energy that is applied to a machine for the accomplishment of useful work Effort
A push or pull exerted on an object Force
A force that one surface exerts on another when the two surfaces rub against each other Friction
A force that pulls objects toward each other Gravity
A simple machine that is a flat, sloped surface Inclined plane
The tendency of an object to resist any change in its motion Inertia
A simple machine that consists of a rigid bar that pivots about a fixed point Lever
A measure of how much matter is in an object Mass
The number of times a machine increases a force exerted on it (output force/ input force) Mechanical advantage
The product of an object's mass and velocity Momentum
An object's change in position over time when compared with a reference point Motion
The law of inertia, object in motion will stay in motion unless acted upon by an outside force Newton's Law
The location of an object compared to a reference point Position
A simple machine that consists of a wheel over which a rope, chain, or wire passes Pulley
Put something in resting position, as for support or steadying Rest
A simple machine that is an inclined plane wrapped around a central cylinder to form a spiral Screw
Device that can make a tough job easier by enabling a person to apply less force or to apply force in a direction that is easier tomanipulate Simple machine
The distance an object travels per unit of time Speed
Not moving; not changing Stationary
An interval separating two points of this quantity; duration Time
Forces that produce a nonzero net force, which changes and objects motion Unbalanced forces
Speed in a given direction (v=d/t) Velocity
A simple machine that is an inclined plane that moves Wedge
A measure of force Gravity has on an object Weight
A simple machine that consists of two attached circular or cylindrical objects that rotate about a common axis, each one with a different radius Wheel and axle
Force exerted on an best that causes it to move Work

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third law
second law
first law
acceleration
air resistance
balanced force
direction
displacement
force
friction
gravity
inertia
mass
momentum
motion
net force
newton
reference point
rolling friction
speed
static friction
unbalanced force
velocity
weight

## newton's laws Crossword

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Description

overall force acting on an object net force
Last name of english mathematician and physicist who was known to study the laws of gravity Newton
the law of Newton stating an object that is not moving will remain stationary, and an object moving will continue to move, unless another force changes it; inertia first law
The law of Newton stating that an acceleration of an objects need the the variables of net force and mass of the object second law
The law of Newton stating an objects action has an equal and opposite reaction third law
The force that is resisting motion of an object friction
the resistance an object gives when there is a change in motion inertia
force equals mass times acceleration f=ma
force acting in one direction actionforce
force acting in an opposite direction reaction force
force exerted from an object ex: walls and floors normal force
the number of atoms in an object mass
increase in rate of speed of an object acceleration
when forces on an object are equal in size but opposite in direction balanced forces
when individual forces are in the opposite direction but are different in size unbalanced force
distance/time; rate it takes an object to cover a distance speed
an objects speed and direction velocity
a quantity that includes mass and velocity momentum
a speed with direction vector
the force that's a push or pull towards the center of the Earth gravity