# Worksheet - What is Friction?

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A 3-page worksheet that covers the nature of friction through a 1-page reading and 6 review questions.

Page 1 features a short reading exercise on friction, including the following topics:

Content:

- What is friction?

- How friction affects the motion of an object

- How does friction develop, even between seemingly smooth surfaces (microwelds)

- The 2 factors that affect friction

- The 4 main types of friction (static, sliding, rolling, and fluid friction)

- Air resistance

- Terminal velocity

Page 2 contains 6 review questions in the form of fill-in-the-blanks, summary charts, and short answer that cover all concepts found within the reading.

Page 3 is a full colored answer key for the 6 review questions.

- This worksheet comes in 2 formats: a static PDF document and fully-editable WORD document

- Download the full PDF preview to see EXACTLY what you are getting!

Relevant CC Standard(s) and/or NGSS Core Idea(s) Addressed by This Product:

NGSS - MS-PS2.A

Physical Science – Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions

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