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491 resources with the concept speed

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Physics Rewind

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders differentiate speed and velocity. In this physics lesson, 8th graders explain Newton's laws of motion. They calculate speed using a mathematical formula.
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Junkyard Wars: Wind Machines

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explain how wind direction affects sail angle. In this physics lesson plan, students measure the speed of the yacht while varying different factors. They summarize and share their finding to class.
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How Mass Affects the Speed of a Coaster Car

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students determine what factors affect the speed of the car. In this physics lesson, students calculate speed, velocity and acceleration from experimental data. They construct and interpret motion graphs.
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Speed and Momentum

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students study speed and momentum by using their sport idea and presenting it to the class.  In this speed and momentum lesson plan students complete an activity, answer questions and graph their data. 
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Accelerated Motion

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Young scholars solve several acceleration problems.  In this physics lesson students complete a lab activity that explores velocity and acceleration. 
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Speed

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Students examine speed and how it relates to position, distance and time.  In this speed instructional activity students complete a lab activity on speed. 
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Levers Change Magnitude, Speed/Distance and/or Direction of a Force

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders work through labs that allow them to explore and play with levers.  In this levers instructional activity students explore joints and other simple devices that complete levers. 
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I'm Inclined to See

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine motion of a sphere on an inclined plane.  For this inclined plane lesson students complete an activity to discover basic relationships.
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Sports in Physics: Measuring Velocity in a Mini-Olympics

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders examine the difference between speed, velocity and acceleration.  In this velocity lesson students read and construct a line graph and a bar graph to show information about velocities of sports activities. 
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Domino Dash

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders examine the relationship between speed, time and distance.  In this motion lesson students complete a lab activity that allows them to calculate average speed. 
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Speed Trails

For Students 9th - 11th
In this Algebra I/Algebra II worksheet, students conduct an experiment with toy cars in order to calculate and compare average, instantaneous, and constant speed.  The two page worksheet contains three questions.  Answers are not included. 
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The Velocity of Sound

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students study velocity and sound waves.  In this sound wave lesson students measure the velocity of sound, make calculations and answer questions on a worksheet. 
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Speed Measures How Fast Position Changes

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students explore how to measure time and distance. In this speed lesson students view a PowerPoint presentation, complete a short lab. 
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The New Wind Turbine

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students study the basic components of a modern wind machine.  In this investigative lesson students investigate and find out if there are any wind machines in their state, how many and how much power they produce. 
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Measuring Motion

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students calculate the speed and distance of objects.  In this investigative lesson students use a formula to calculate speed and distance then discuss their findings. 
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Historical Perspectives

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders watch episodes of Star Trek and analyze the works of it that pertain to the theory of relativity.  In this creative lesson students also write and illustrate a children's book about the special theory of relativity.
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Sports and Geometry

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students investigate shapes in sports. For this geometry lesson, students identify geometric shapes in sports equipment, fields, etc. Students present their findings.
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Speed and Distance

For Students 9th - 12th
For this speed worksheet, students create time vs. distance graphs to answer questions about average speed, average velocity, and acceleration. This worksheet has 3 problems to solve.
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Relativistic Velocity

For Students 12th - Higher Ed
In this velocity worksheet, students calculate the speed of different objects including protons and antiprotons. This worksheet has 10 problems to solve.
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Circular Motion

For Students 10th - 11th
In this circular motion learning exercise, students calculate the speed of circular motion as presented in each word problem. Students find the normal force as well as the frictionless force as it affect the circular motion of the object...
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Physics 210: 10

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this physics 210: 10 worksheet, students apply knowledge to calculate the distance using the coefficient of friction. Students answer word problems using this knowledge.
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Impulsive Force Model

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
For this impulsive force worksheet, students calculate speed, force, and velocity for several word problems as it relates to the concepts in physics. Students also apply the momentum conservation equation to each problem.
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Physics Unit 8: 1

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this physics unit 8 activity, students construct a qualitative motion map as it relates to centripetal force of a described scenario. Students respond to questions as it relates to acceleration and the magnitude of the centripetal force.
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Physics 240- 13

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this physics 13 worksheet, students apply their knowledge of force, speed, and acceleration to answer several questions posed for critical thinking. Students apply their knowledge as it relates to accelerated frame of reference to...