• 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.