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scientists study a variety of appropriate reference materials research
a statement of what you think will happen during an investigation hypothesis
something you find out about objects, events, or living things by using your sense observation
the use of scientific investigation and reasoning to test your hypothesis and reasoning to test your hypothesis experiment
how scientists learn more about the world or to test designs and materials models
a push or a pull force
a force that requires two pieces of matter to touch contact force
the force the results when two materials rub against each other or when their contact prevents sliding friction
a force that acts at a distance noncontactforce
the force of attraction between any two objects gravity
the rate at which the speed OR the direction of motion of an object changes over time acceleration

Forces and Motion Crossword Puzzle

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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

Force and Motion Vocabulary Crossword Puzzle

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How far an object moves Distance
A force that does not touch the object (ex: gravity) Non-contact force
how far an object moves of a certain amount of time (Ex: MPH) Speed
A push or pull on an object Force
The surfaces of two objects rubbing together Friction
The amount of matter in an object Mass
When you force an object away from you Push
When an object is moved from one place to another Work
When two forces acting on an object are equal and opposite Balanced force
A substance that reduces friction Lubricant
A force that physically touches the object Contact force
When you force an object towards you Pull
A force that pulls an object to Earth Gravity
The amount of force needed to move an object Newton
An object in motion stays in motion or an object at rest stays at rest Inertia
When an object moves or changes location Motion
A change in speed of an object in motion Acceleration
The location of an object Position
When two forces acting on an object have one force that is stronger Unbalanced force

Scientific Investigation Vocabulary Crossword

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experiment done several times repeated trial
procedure, plan, or directions scientists follow when doing investigations Scientific method
possible answer to a question or problem hypothesis
think about and study data analyze
statement or sentence explaining what you discovered in your experiment conclusion
written record used by scientist to share results of an experiment lab report
"make or create"an experiment design
diverse ways scientists study natural world Scientific inquiry
skill using one or more senses to gather information and data observation
facts, figures, and other evidence gathered by observations data
interpretation of an observation based on evidence about events that have already occurred inference
any factor that can change in an experiment variable
one factor scientist changes to test hypothesis in an experiment independent variable
factor that changes due to changes made to the independent variable in an experiment dependant variable
experiment which all variables except one stays the same controlled experiment
well tested concept explaining wide range of observations Scientific theory
process of studying results and data to find patterns analysis
tool used to measure mass triple beam balance
all factors and materials remaining the same in experiment constant
fair test driven by a hypothesis experiment
tool used to measure volume graduated cylinder
distance between two points length
amount of matter in an object mass
tool used to measure length meter stick
forecast on what may happen in future situations prediction
amount of space an object takes up volume
standard that other conditions are compared to in experiment control
proven hypothesis due to many experiments and consistent days theory

Newton's Laws of Motion Crossword

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An object at rest stays at rest and an object in motion stays in motino unless acted upon by an outside force Inertia
Mass times Acceleration Force
For every action there is an equal and opposite reaction. Third Law
Distance per Time Speed
Change in Speed per Time Acceleration
Distance per Time with Direction Velocity
A push or pull Force
Mass times Speed Momentum
The pull of one object on another object Gravity
The overall force exerted on an object Net Force
The overall force has zero force on an object Balanced Force
Stored energy that results from the position or shape of an object Potential Energy
The unit measuring the affects gravity has on mass Weight
The force that one surface exerts on another when the two surfaces rub against each other Friction
Energy that an object has due to its motion Kinetic Energy
The name often given to the force exerted by the first object on a second object Action Force
The name often given to the force exerted by the second object back on the first object Reaction Force
The force of air pushing against a moving object. Air Resistance
The ability to produce change Energy
A number that tells how much of something there is. Magnitude

Forces and Types of Forces Crossword

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An amount of space between two things are people Distance
An object's location relative to a reference point Position
A continuous change in the position of an object Motion
Total distance traveled divided by the total time Speed
A measure of the displacement of an object divided by the time Velocity
The rate of change of velocity Acceleration
Moving an object with a push or pull Force
A force that acts at the point of contact between two objects Contact force
Are two forces acting in opposite directions of an object balanced force
A force that acts at the point without contacting Non contact force
Forces that cause a change in the motion of an object Unbalanced force
In force of attraction between two masses Gravity
The resistance that one surface or object encounters when moving Friction
The frictional force air exerts against a moving object Air resistance
A material that can be stretched or compressed Elastic Force
Describes the pulling Force transmitted axially by means of a string Tension force
An object at rest stays at rest and an object in motion stays in motion unless acted upon by an unbalanced force Newton's first law of motion
The acceleration of an object as produced by a net force is directed proportional to the magnitude of the net force Newton's second law of motion
For every action there is an equal and opposite reaction the statement means that in every interaction there is a pair of forces Newton's third law of motion
Is force acting in One Direction Action force
Is force acting in the opposite direction Reaction force

Force and Motion Crossword

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Description

any interaction that, when unopposed, will change the motion of an object velocity
a physical phenomenon produced by the motion of electric charge, resulting in attractive and repulsive forces between objects magnetism
the force that attracts a body toward the center of the earth, or toward any other physical body having mass gravity
the resistance that one surface or object encounters when moving over another friction
a change in the position of an object motion
location of an object position
describes the movement of an object direction
the rate at which an object changes position speed
Forces that cause a change in the motion of an object unbalanced forces
Do not cause a change in motion- when balanced forces act on an object at rest, the object will not move balanced forces
the feel, appearance, or consistency of a surface or a substance texture
The total area of the surface of a three-dimensional object surface area
the process or technique employed to reduce friction between, and wear of one or both, surfaces in proximity and moving relative to each other lubrication
a dimensionless quantity representing the amount of matter in a particle or object mass
a force that is caused by air that acts in the opposite direction to an object air resistance
the speed and direction an object is moving velocity
a group of objects from which you can measure an object's position or motion frame of reference
increase of speed or velocity acceleration
the product of mass multiplied by velocity momentum
the power to float or rise in a fluid buoyancy
the property of matter by which it retains its state of rest or its velocity along a straight line so long as it is not acted upon by an external force inertia
a system of units for expressing heaviness or mass weight
the object is supposed to cover equal distances in equal intervals of time uniform motion
how far an object moves during a certain amount of time average speed
a force applied to an object by another body that is not in direct contact with it non-contact force
a force that acts at the point of contact between two objects contact force

Forces Crossword

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the branch of science concerned with the nature and properties of matter and energy physics
strength or energy as an attribute of physical action or movement force
An object at rest will remain at rest unless acted on by an unbalanced force. An object in motion continues in motion with the same speed and in the same direction unless acted upon by an unbalanced f Newton's first law
The greater the mass, the greater the amount of force needed (to accelerate the object). Newton's second law
For every action there is an equal and opposite re-action. acceleration: the net result of any and all forces acting on the object (change in velocity). velocity: how fast and in what direction an obj Newton's third law
amount of matter present in an object mass
a diagram showing all the forces acting on an object, the force's direction and its magnitude. force diagram
the force that attracts a body toward the center of the earth gravity
The support force exerted upon an object that is in contact with another stable object. normal force
the pulling force exerted by each end of an object tension
the ability of a material to return to its original shape after being stretched or compressed elasticity
the force exerted on the surface by another when there is no motion between the two surfaces friction
a force trying to cause a stationary object to start moving static friction force
English physicist Isaac Newton
Standard International (SI) unit of force Newtons
the resistance of any object to any change in its state of motion inertia
the overall force acting on an object net force
the rate at which something moves speed
a body's relative mass or the quantity of matter contained by it weight
exert force on something push
the branch of science concerned with the nature and properties of matter and energy physics

Motion, Forces and Energy Crossword

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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

Physical Science Crossword Puzzle Project

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is an idea or explanation that you then test through study and experimentation. hypothesis
is the variable that is changed or controlled in a scientific experiment. dependent variable
are the variables that the experimenter changes to test their dependent variable. independent variable
is the rate at which an object covers distance. speed
speed and direction of an object. velocity
a unit of mass equal to 1000 grams. kilograms
is the base unit for length or distance. meters
is the metric unit base for temperature. kelvin
something that causes a change in the motion of an object. (an object's mass multiplied by its acceleration) force
is the resistance of any physical object to any change in its state of motion. inertia
the process in which energy is emitted as particles or waves. radiation
the amount of energy exerted when a force of one newton is applied over a displacement of one meter. joule
transfer of energy that occurs when a force makes an object move. work
the amount of work (or energy transfererrd) in a certain amount of time. power
transfer occurs by three mechanisms: conduction, convection, and radiation. heat
a measure of the warmth or coldness of an object or substance with reference to some standard value. temperature
the amount of heat needed to raise the temperature of one gram of a substance by one degree Celsius, or to raise the temperature of one pound of a substance by one degree Fahrenheit. specific heat
energy that is transferred by the movement of electrons or ions. conduction
heat transferred in a gas or liquid by the circulation of currents from one region to another. convection
a material or an object that does not easily allow heat, electricity, light, or sound to pass through it. insulator
can be transferred from one object to another in the form of heat. thermal energy

Forces and motion vocabulary Crossword

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The rate at which velocity changes over time; it accelerates if speed and direction change Acceleration
Slope of a line and total distance by total time Average speed
When fires of an object produce a net force of 0N Balanced forces
A force that opposes motion between two surfaces that are in contact Friction
The tendency of an object to resist motion if it's moving and to resist a change in speed or direction until an outside force acts on it Intertia
A particle attracts every other particle in the universe using a force directly proportional to the products mass Law of Gravity
Property of matter that measures its resistance to acceleration Mass
The quantity of motion of a moving body, mass and velocity Momentum
The combination of all forces acting on an object Net force
An object at rest stays motion stays with the same speed and direction unless acted upon by an unbalanced force Newton's first law of motion
The acceleration of an object A's produced by net force is directly proportional to the magnitude or net force Newton's second law of motion
Every action there is an equal and opposite reaction, meaaning every interaction there is a pair of forces acting on the Z interacting objects Newtons thrid law of motion
The distance traveled divided by the time interval distance which there's motion Speed
The speed of an object in particular direction Velocity
When the net force on an object is not ON. They produce a change in motion and causes non moving objects to move Unbalanced forces
Measure of gravitational force extended on an object and its value can change with location of an object and universe Weight