Chapter 12

                                        CHAPTER 12 LEARNING TARGETS

Chapter 12.1

·        I can describe examples of force and identify appropriate SI units used to measure force

·        I can explain how the motion of an object is affected when balanced and unbalanced forces act on it.

·        I can compare and contrast the four kinds of friction

·        I can describe how Earth’s gravity and air resistance affect falling objects

·        I can describe the path of a projectile and identify the forces that produce projectile motion.

Chapter 12.2

I can describe Newton’s first law of motion and its relation to inertia

·        I can describe Newton’s second law of motion and use it to calculate acceleration, force and mass values

·        I can relate the mass of an object to its weight

Chapter 12.3

·        I can explain how action and reaction forces are related according to Newton’s third law of motion

·        I can calculate the momentum of an object and describe what happens when momentum is conserved during a collision

Chapter 12.4

·        I can identify the forms of electromagnetic force that can both attract and repel

·        I can identify and describe the universal forces acing within the nucleus

·        I can define Newton’s law of universal gravitational and describe the factors affecting gravitational force

·        I can describe centripetal force and the type of motion it produces

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