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Motion Vocabulary

Motion Vocabulary for physics

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International System of Units
The system of units used by scientists to measure the properties of matter
velocity
Speed in a given direction
speed
The distance an object travels per unit of time
instantaneous speed
The speed of an object at one instant of time
average speed
The overall rate of speed at which an object moves; calculated by dividing the total distance by the total time
meter
The basic SI unit length
motion
when an object's distance from another object is changing
reference point
a place or object used for comparison to determine if something is in motion
slope
The steepness of a line on a graph, rise over run
acceleration
The rate at which speed and direction changes

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