What is Your Motion IQ
Use the following
words to answer the questions:†
- A car
hits a tree and doesnít stop, but keeps going until itís severely
- When a
space capsule returns to Earth after a mission, it glows red-hot as it
enters the atmosphere because of ____________.
and his friends love the Terminator roller coaster because of its 360o
loops.† Nobody falls out when the cars
are upside-down because of ___________________.
and Ramon head toward each other on their roller blades at the same
speed.† But, because they are going
opposite directions they do not share the same __________________________.
blade of an ice skate melts the ice beneath it and reduces
shoots an arrow at a target many feet away, but the arrow curves toward
the ground before it gets to the target, due to the force of
sleek shape of a bobsled reduces _____________________ and allows greater
- A pool
player hits the eight ball, which slams into a second ball. The eight ball
stops, but the second ball goes forward, because of
waxes his skis so theyíll go faster.†
Heís reducing the force of ________________________________.
falls off his skateboard.† He comes
to a crashing stop against the sidewalk, but his skateboard rolls on
because of _________________________.
off, Megan swings a bucket of water around in circles, upside-down.† No water spills out.† Why?
snowboard sits at the bottom of the hill, unmoving, until Andrea gets on
it and pushes it along.†
_________________kept it from moving.
little sister isnít swinging very high, so he gives her a huge push to get
her higher.† This shows an increase
drops her math paper out of her second floor bedroom window to share with
her friend, Evan, who is waiting below.†
It takes a really long time for the paper to get down to him
because of ______________________________.
bragged to Tara that he watched a
centipede crawl the whole length of his room in the time he did his
homework.† His room is 16 feet long
and his homework took 2.5 hours, so heís saying the centipede traveled at
6.4 feet per hour.† What
characteristic of motion has he calculated?