Exploring Creation With Physical Science Module 9 Study Guide

Reference Point
Reference Point
A point against which position is measured
Vector Quantity
Vector Quantity
A physical measurement that contains directional information
Scalar Quantity
Scalar Quantity
A physical measurement that does NOT contain directional information
Acceleration
Acceleration
The time rate of change of an object’s velocity
Free Fall
The state of an object that is falling towards the earth with nothing inhibiting its fall
If an object's position does not change relative to a reference point, is it in motion relative to that reference point?
If an object’s position does not change relative to a reference point, is it in motion relative to that reference point?
No
A glass of water sits on the counter. Is it in motion?
A glass of water sits on the counter. Is it in motion?
Yes
A child is unmoving in the middle of a lake. Two girls are jogging around the lake, keeping perfect pace with each other. Relative to whom is the child in motion?
A child is unmoving in the middle of a lake. Two girls are jogging around the lake, keeping perfect pace with each other. Relative to whom is the child in motion?
The girls
A child is unmoving in the middle of a lake. Two girls are jogging around the lake, keeping perfect pace with each other. Relative to whom is the first girl in motion?
A child is unmoving in the middle of a lake. Two girls are jogging around the lake, keeping perfect pace with each other. Relative to whom is the first girl in motion?
The child
A child is unmoving in the middle of a lake. Two girls are jogging around the lake, keeping perfect pace with each other. Relative to whom is the second girl NOT in motion?
A child is unmoving in the middle of a lake. Two girls are jogging around the lake, keeping perfect pace with each other. Relative to whom is the second girl NOT in motion?
The first girl
What is the speed of a boat that travels 10 miles in 30 minutes, in mph?
What is the speed of a boat that travels 10 miles in 30 minutes, in mph?