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What term can be defined as "a push or pull"?
force
Name the force that resists motion.
friction
This kind of force happens when an object pushes against another object.
contact force
When there is a force of attraction between objects it is called ___,
gravity
When you tap your fingers on the desk what kind of force do you use?
contact force
Force which causes electrically charged objects to attract or repel one another.
electricity
the ability to do work
energy
Be able to identify examples of kinetic and stored energy.
an unopened can; someone jumping rope; book on a table; a parked car; someone opening a can
The energy of motion
is called ?
kinetic energy
Stored energy is called ___.
potential energy