Physics Basics: Forces and Motion

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What is a common factor that can cause an object to change direction?

A force

When do forces cause movement?

When they are unbalanced

What is the term for the action or process of moving or being moved?

Motion

What is necessary to stop a toy car that is rolling?

An outside force

Who explained the Laws of Motion?

Sir Isaac Newton

What is the result when forces are balanced?

No movement occurs

What type of force is friction an example of?

Contact force

According to Newton's Laws of Motion, what happens to an object in motion if no outside force is applied?

It continues moving

What is muscular force an example of?

Contact force

What is the term for a push, pull, or other factor that can make an object move?

Force

What happens to an object when it is acted upon by an unbalanced force?

It changes direction or speed

What is an example of a non-contact force?

Gravity

What is necessary for an object to start moving?

An outside force

What is the result when an object's motion is slowed down due to friction?

The object's speed decreases

What is the term for the process of moving or being moved?

Motion

Learn about the fundamental concepts of forces and motion in physics. Understand how forces can cause movement, change direction, and speed. Discover the difference between balanced and unbalanced forces and how they affect motion.

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