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The tendency of an object to remain at rest or in motion with a constant velocity.
What is Inertia? (269)
Newton's 1st Law of Motion. All objects have this because they resist changes in motion.
Any sound consisting of waves with frequencies lower than 20Hz.
What is Infrasound? (393)
Any sound with a frequency below the range of human hearing; ex. dog whistles
A material that is a poor energy conductor (335); a material that does not transfer charge easily (432)
What is an Insulator?
Ex. 1 - glass or wood Ex. 2 - rubber or plastic on electrical wiring
The rate at which lightor an other form of energy flows through a given area of space.
What is Intensity? (402)
The quantity that measures the amount of light illuminating a surface; depends on the number of photons/waves that passes through a certain area of space.
The combination of two or more waves that exist in the same place at the same time.
What is Interference? (376)
Can be Constructive where 2 waves join to create greater amplitude or Destructive where 2 waves join to decrease amplitude.
A large computer network that connects many local and smaller networks.
What is the Internet? (513)
Developed by several scientists who wished to share their research by direct communication between their computers in various parts of the world.
The gas and dust between the stars in a galaxy.
What is Interstellar Matter? (528)
The Milky Way Galaxy contains clouds of gas and dust between the stars called _______ ________.
An atom or group of atoms that has lost or gained one or more electrons and therefore has a net electric charge.
What is an Ion? (81)
Can have a positive or negative charge which makes the element more or less reactive.
A bond formed by the attraction between oppositely charged ions.
What is an Ionic Bond? (116)
Atoms of metals form positively charged ions while atoms of nonmetals form negatively charged ions due to ______ _______.
The process of adding electrons to or removing electrons from an atom or group of atoms.
What is Ionization? (81)
This happens to atoms which do not have filled outermost energy levels by sharing of valence electrons between the atoms.