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Physics for Kids: Work


Work. (n.d.). Ducksters.

We often use the word "work" in our everyday lives. For example, we would say that getting good grades in school takes a lot of hard "work". In physics, the term "work" has a specific meaning. Work, in physics, occurs when a force acts on an object to move it some distance from the start point (also called displacement). Work is calculated as the force times the distance. To continue reading, follow the link above.