Work


WORK


•      Work is said to be done when a force applied on an object causes it to move in the direction of the force.

Work = force × distance

•      We can measure work by measuring how much force, or energy, is required to move something, and multiplying that by how far it moved.

•      Activities like sleeping, thinking, reading, etc. are not considered “work” in science.

•      But, activities like playing sports, riding a horse, etc. are considered “work” in science.