Science Terms

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A quantity chosen as a standard in terms of which other quantities may be expressed.Units
The state of being in a motion affected by no acceleration (force) other than that provided by gravity.Freefall
When an object travels the same distance every secondConstant Velocity
a directed quantity, one with both magnitude and direction; an element of a vector spaceVector
Having magnitude but not directionScalar
To measure seconds, hours etc passed, especially using a clock of some kind.Time
The amount by which a speed or velocity increases (and so a scalar quantity or a vector quantity).Acceleration
A change of position with respect to time.Motion
A vector quantity that denotes the time rate of change of position, or a speed with the directional component.Velocity
the magnitude of the velocity; the rate distance is traversed in a given timeSpeed