Chapter 12
  Objects in Motion


Unity Middle School



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Position- An objectís position is its location compared to the things around it.

Motion- A change in an objectís position compared with fixed objects around it. Motion can also be described by giving an objects position at different times.

Distance- The length between two points ( starting point and ending point).

Speed- How fast an objectís position changes with time at any given moment. Speed can change from moment to moment.

Average Speed = Total Distance Traveled Divided by Total Amount of Time

Speed is expressed in units of time: (Miles per hour) (feet per second).

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