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491 resources with the concept speed

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The Fastest

For Students 7th Standards
The cheetah is faster than Bolt. Class members watch a video of a cheetah and Usain Bolt run at record breaking speeds. The pupils come up with questions about the video. When asked, the teacher provides information relative to the...
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Who Is Faster?

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Am I going to catch it? Individuals time how long it takes them to walk, jog, and run a given distance and calculate their speed. They then research two animals and find their speeds. Using a chart, pupils compare the speeds of the...
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Wave Basics

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Catch the fast wave. Using a computer simulation, pupils experiment with amplitude, frequency, damping, and tension of a string to determine which affects the speed of the wave. Learners record the observations to determine their...
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Mathematical Modeling: Lessons 2-3

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Not all functions are created equal. Pupils apply regression analysis using polynomial, exponential, and logarithmic functions to investigate the relationship between variables and to decide which function would be best to model the...
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Gobble Squabble

For Students K - 5th Standards
A Thanksgiving-themed interactive boosts addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division facts. Using the keyboard's arrows, players navigate a turkey through a maze, gobbling up as many berries as possible without getting tagged by...
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2008 AP® Calculus BC Free-Response Questions Form B

For Students 10th - 12th
This is integral to the test. Pupils realize that every question in the released free-response items from the 2008 AP® Calculus exam Form B requires integration. By reviewing the additional resources, scholars learn how important it is...
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2004 AP® Calculus BC Free-Response Questions Form B

For Students 10th - 12th
Take another look at the exam. A set of questions is a different form for the 2004 AP® Calculus BC free-response question section. The questions are evenly split into calculator and non-calculator sections. Pupils use their knowledge of...
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Gases: Dalton's Law and Graham's Law

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What affects how gases diffuse? The fifth presentation on gas in the Chemistry PowerPoints series teaches viewers about the phenomenon. They identify the key aspect of Dalton's Law and how it relates to the total pressure of a system....
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STEM Design Challenges Based on Children's Literature

For Teachers K - 6th Standards
Children's literature contains a treasure trove of engineering activities. A STEM curriculum resource highlights some possible lessons based on children's literature. It includes instructions on how to incorporate literacy for a set of...
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STEMonstrations: Newton's 2nd Law of Motion

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Do the laws of physics apply in space? Astronaut Randy Bresnik explores Newton's second law of motion in one part of the "STEM on Station" series. Then, learners explore the same concepts in the classroom by propelling a car weighted...
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Utah Open Textbook: 8th Grade Science

For Students 8th Standards
The cycle of energy is important to many different systems on Earth. Scholars investigate the differences between renewable and non-renewable resources and how they relate to global changes using questioning and observation. They...
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Motion

For Teachers 10th - 12th
What's the most common type of problem assessed on the AP® Calculus exam? Why motion, of course. A curriculum module for AP® Calculus provides suggestions on instruction for position, velocity, and acceleration problems. It encourages...
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2017 AP® Physics 2: Algebra-Based Free-Response Questions

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
In 2017, more than 15,000 scholars earned college credit based on their AP Physics 2 exam covering lenses, energy, and more. The College Board released the free-response questions, sample answers, and scoring guidelines from that exact...
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Compound Measures

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Compounding is dividing units. Pupils practice using compound measures such as units for speed and density to solve problems that range from straightforward speed problems to those requiring conversions. The last few items challenge...
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Distance Time Graphs

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
If only there was a graph to show the distance traveled over a period of time. Given distance-time graphs, pupils read them to determine the answers to questions. Using the distance and time on a straight line, scholars calculate the...
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Keeping Pace

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What came first, pedestrian one or pedestrian two? Scholars consider a problem scenario in which two people walk at different rates at different times. They must decide who reaches a checkpoint first. Their answers are likely to surprise...
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Speed, Distance, Time

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Speed up your learning of distance, rate, and time problems. Future mathematicians view a video to review how to determine distance, rate, or time, given the other two quantities. They watch as the narrator works through several examples.
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The Bus Route

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Patterns are extremely helpful when solving a puzzle. Young scholars attempt to find times a bus will pass each stop. They identify a pattern in the known stop times to identify the solutions.
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City of New Orleans

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
In the United States, most trains operate at a top speed of 100 miles per hour. Scholars use information on the distance and time of a train trip to determine if the train ever reaches a specific speed. They connect pieces of information...
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Spinning an Old Record

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Take a trip back in time to examine angular velocity. Using the revolutions per minute, learners calculate the speed of a point on a 33 record. They compare the speed of a point on the edge of the record to the speed of a point closer to...
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Fluid Flow and Equipment: Crash Course Engineering #13

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Bernoulli knows best (at least about fluid mechanics). The 13th installment in the Crash Course Engineering series focuses on Bernoulli's principle. Viewers learn the relationship between the speed and pressure of fluids by watching a...
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Energy Ranking Tasks

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Here's an interactive with real potential ... potential energy, that is! Scholars analyze scenarios, then rank objects in order of greatest to least kinetic energy, potential energy, and speed. The interactive provides support materials,...
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Unit Converter I

For Students 6th - 12th
Talk about a cool tool! Convert between units with the click of a mouse using a handy online resource. Enter the starting measurement and units for quantities such as torque, speed, and inertia, then sit back and relax while the computer...
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Pedestrian Countdown

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
You won't find yourself racing the clock on such a great task. Scholars use video information to predict the time left on a crosswalk signal after a pedestrian crosses. The video shows the time left on the counter, and individuals must...