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121 resources with the concept displacement

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AP Calculus AB Unit 4: Contextual Applications of Differentiation

For Students 11th - 12th
The eight lessons in AP Calculus AB Unit 4 focus on the contextual applications of differentiation. Each lesson includes an overview, an instructional video, practice problems, and solutions. Scholars first review the connection between...
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Multimedia Discovery Missions

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
The Multimedia Discovery Missions collection is a series of 13 interactive presentations and activities that introduce young geologists and oceanographers to fundamental concepts involving the Earth’s crust and ocean sea life. Benthos,...
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DoodleScience: A-Level Physics

For Students 9th - 12th
Doodle Science A-Level Physics presents six fast-paced, short videos that provide a quick review of physics concepts. Covered topics include Newton’s Laws of Motion, Conservation of Momentum, Circular Motion, Gravitational Fields, Simple...
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College Physics for AP® Courses

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Take a look at an organized physics course. The 34-section electronic textbook covers material in AP® Physics 1 and 2. Teachers use the text to supplement lectures and have the class work through the labs. Each section contains multiple...
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For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Swimmers know to float by turning their bodies horizontally rather than vertically, but why does that make a difference? In an interesting lesson, scholars explore buoyancy and the properties of air and water. They test cups to see which...
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Displacement Reactions of Metals

For Students 9th - 12th
Chemistry stars experiment with metals to observe reactivity with salt solutions. They test magnesium, zinc, iron, and copper by immersing them into different solutions and observing for changes. A separate set of data tables is...
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The Basics of Motion

For Students 9th - 12th
If you agree that physics learners should be able to explain motion concepts before solving problems, then you will really appreciate this resource! The first page presents 12 questions about displacement, speed, velocity, scalars,...
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An Accelerated Look at Motion

For Students 9th - 12th
Your physics followers will have fun envisioning Fluffy, The Wonder Hamster being launched in his exercise ball or Mr. Kirwan building an airplane in his backyard as they solve problems regarding acceleration. They are to draw a diagram...
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Regents High School Examination - Physics 2010

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Give every type of learner in your physics class an opportunity to demonstrate what they have learned throughout the year. From analyzing tables and graphs, to evaluating diagrams and solving problems, there is an outstanding variety of...
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Physical Setting: Physics Exam 2004

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Twelve pages of mostly multiple-choice questions comprise this comprehensive New York Regents physics exam. It covers an entire year's worth of physics curriculum and requires about three hours for completion. Review the questions to...
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Measuring Matter

For Teachers 4th
Explore various types of measurement with fourth graders. They will practice using balance pans to measure the weight of a coin and a graduated cylinder to determine the displacement volume for a bolt. The metric system will be the focus...
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Analyzing a Writing Assignment by a Teenage Refugee in New York During World War II

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Young historians delve into the world of teenage refugees during WWII to understand their experiences. The activity focuses on a writing assignment from a teen staying at a US refugee camp to explore the struggles they faced, such as...
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Calculus AB/BC - Straight-Line Motion: Connecting Position, Velocity, and Acceleration

For Students 10th - 12th
Move the video on motion to the front of the line. The second of eight lessons in Unit 4 - Contextual Applications looks at straight-line motion. Scholars learn how position, velocity, and acceleration are related by derivatives before...
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Foil Boats

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
How many pennies can an aluminum foil boat hold? That is the challenge in a collaborative activity designed to explore the concept of buoyancy. Learners use aluminum foil to build makeshift boats and test the weight they hold before...
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2018 AP® Physics 2: Algebra-Based Free-Response Questions

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
While the AP Physics 2 test maintains the reputation for one of the most difficult AP exams, scholars feel better prepared after practicing free-response questions on currents, conservation of energy, and displacement. The College Board...
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Position-Time Graphs

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Three sections review the key skills covered in a series on dimensional kinematics. The first covers the difference between distance and displacement. The second addresses the relationship between velocity and slope. The third includes...
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Distance vs. Displacement

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Home is where your displacement is zero. Scholars practice solving distance versus displacement problems of increasing difficulty. They begin with two stage motion and, by the wizard level, each problem has four stage motion to consider....
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For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Your classroom will overflow with learning as they analyze the volume in a pot of meatballs. Young mathematicians predict the number of meatballs that will make a pot of sauce overflow. They incorporate both the volume of cylinders and...
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What Floats Your Boat?

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
Clay's as good a material as any to build a boat, right? An introductory lesson sets the stage for two activities associated with buoyancy. The first involves building boats out of clay, while the second uses these boats to measure the...
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Determining Densities

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
Don't be dense—use a robust resource. The second installment of a five-part Floaters and Sinkers unit has learners determine the densities of several objects. As part of the activity, they learn the displacement method for finding...
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Floaters and Sinkers

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
Whatever floats your boat. Young engineers learn about density by measuring the masses and volumes of boxes filled with different materials. Using their knowledge of densities, they hypothesize whether objects with given densities will...
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For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Whatever floats your boat—with some additional weight. The first activity in a five-part series challenges pupils to design a boat to hold pennies. Using the design process, learners design, build, and test their boats, making sure they...
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Can You Solve the Boat Puzzle?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Sometimes in physics, the logic is a little illogical. A video presentation shows how to use extreme cases to apply logic to physics stumpers. The examples pertain to displacement situations, but scholars can apply the concept to all...
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Distance and Displacement

For Teachers 9th - 11th Standards
Are the distance an object travels and the same object's displacement the same? Here is a lesson that addresses this commonly miss-answered question. Through discussion, observation, and an activity, scholars learn to recognize the...