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Motion, Vectors, and Velocity Terms

Motion, Vectors, and Velocity Terms

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Tags: science   physics   high school   speed   motion   ngss   displacement   hs-ps2-1   ps2-1   scalar   vector   distance   velocity  

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Motion Diagram
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A picture of an object in motion at different points.
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Particle Model
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Dots that show position at different times.
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Coordinate System
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For marking the position of an object in space.
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Origin
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The zero point in a coordinate system.
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Position
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The location of an object in a coordinate system.
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Distance
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An amount of space between two things or people.
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Magnitude
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A numerical quantity or value that has size.
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Vectors
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A quantity with direction as well as magnitude.
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Scalar
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A quantity having a magnitude, but not a defined direction.
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Resultant
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The sum of multiple vectors.
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Time Interval
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The difference between two points in time.
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Displacement
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The difference in position between two points.
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Position-Time Graph
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A graph of the ∆x vs. the ∆t of an object.
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Instantaneous Position
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The location of an object at a specific point in time.
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Average Velocity
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The change in displacement over unit time.
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Average Speed
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Distance traveled per unit time.
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Instantaneous Velocity.
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The velocity of an object at a particular point in time.
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Equation of Motion
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Relates the displacement and velocity of an object.
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