Physics Vocabulary Quiz:Fill In The Blank

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Physics vocabulary quiz based on Physics Vocabulary from 8th grade. Got this directly from my teacher I hope he won't mind. Created by lazemaze. Physics Vocabulary Flashcards This link does not open in a new window. Don't be tempted to cheat! =P


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  • 1. 
    When we use any of our 5 senses to gather information
  • 2. 
    When we come up with a conclusion, or logical explanation, based on observations we make
  • 3. 
    To determine the size or amount of something by assigning numbers to it
  • 4. 
    A scientist's prediction or educated guess about what will happen or why something happens
  • 5. 
    Anything that takes up space and has mass
  • 6. 
    A science that studies how matter is put together, and the interaction of its particles
  • 7. 
    A scientific paper written to share knowledge and information, and to improve our understanding of experiments an discoveries
  • 8. 
    The amount of mass per unit of volume (mass/volume or mass รท volume)
  • 9. 
    A measurement of the amount of matter in an object(how much stuff)
  • 10. 
    A measurement of the amount of space an object takes up (3-dimensional)
  • 11. 
    The ability of an object to float and sink in a fluid(liquid or gas)
  • 12. 
    An upward force acting against gravity, that pushes on an object in a fluid
  • 13. 
    Push or a pull
  • 14. 
    A fundamental force that pulls or pushes everything towards a large planet or object
  • 15. 
    A label used to identify different types of measurements
  • 16. 
    The basic unit for measuring the volume of a liquid
  • 17. 
    The basic unit used to measure length or distance
  • 18. 
    The basic unit used to measure mass
  • 19. 
    An activity that tests a hypothesis to answer a specific question, and where the results can be observed and recorded
  • 20. 
    The measurement of the change in position of something
  • 21. 
    Represented by an arrow, it tells you a magnitude(amount) of something
  • 22. 
    The force that resists motion between two objects
  • 23. 
    The overall force on an object, after all the forces are added together
  • 24. 
    A push or pull created when two objects touch
  • 25. 
    A push or pull created without touching an objectExample:Gravitational Force or Magnetism
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