# Factors that affect speed

In this lesson we will discuss the effect of frictional forces on speed and how design features can reduce these forces.

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# Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Which force acts downwards on an object with mass?

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Q2.Which force slows a parachute down?

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Q3.Which force acts in the same direction as the movement of a car?

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Q4.What is the independent variable?

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Q5.What is the dependent variable?

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Q6.What is the control variable?

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Q7.What was the conclusion to our investigation?

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Q8.Why does the area of the parachute affect the drop time?

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# Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Which force acts downwards on an object with mass?

1/8

Q2.Which force slows a parachute down?

2/8

Q3.Which force acts in the same direction as the movement of a car?

3/8

Q4.What is the independent variable?

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Q5.What is the dependent variable?

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Q6.What is the control variable?

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Q7.What was the conclusion to our investigation?

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Q8.Why does the area of the parachute affect the drop time?

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# Factors that affect speed

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.What is another word for air resistance?

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Q2.Which of these is what we call drag in a specific liquid?

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Q3.There is no air in space. Is there air resistance in space?

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Q4.Why do cyclists crouch down?

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Q5.Which forces are smaller when an object is more streamlined?

Select two (2) boxes

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Q6.Friction is larger when a surface is ...................

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Q7.Friction is smaller when a surface is ...................

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Q8.If the resultant force is zero, what happens to the speed and direction of an object?

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# Factors that affect speed

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.What is another word for air resistance?

1/8

Q2.Which of these is what we call drag in a specific liquid?

2/8

Q3.There is no air in space. Is there air resistance in space?

3/8

Q4.Why do cyclists crouch down?

4/8

Q5.Which forces are smaller when an object is more streamlined?

Select two (2) boxes

5/8

Q6.Friction is larger when a surface is ...................

6/8

Q7.Friction is smaller when a surface is ...................

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Q8.If the resultant force is zero, what happens to the speed and direction of an object?

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# Lesson summary: Factors that affect speed

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