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491 resources with the concept speed

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Electrons and Atoms

For Students Higher Ed
In this atoms worksheet, students determine the velocity, wavelength, power, and frequency of given atoms. Student describe wave-particle duality and give the principle and angular quantum numbers for given orbitals. This worksheet has...
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Matter in Motion

For Students 6th - 8th
In this matter in motion worksheet, students answer the provided questions as it relates to motion, speed, velocity, and acceleration. Students mark given statements as either true or false.
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How Can Motion Be Described?

For Students 2nd - 5th
In this motion worksheet, students complete a graphic organizer by describing the different ways an object can move: position, distance, direction, and speed.
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Analyzing Graphs

For Students 8th - 9th
In this analyzing graphs worksheet, students solve 3 problems that analyze the graph illustrated. First, they determine the length of time and the speed of a car for each segment of a trip. Then, students use that information to create a...
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Racing to Read Fast

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Pupils identify and interpret how to speed up the pace of their reading. Then they read slow and monotonous to avoid making mistakes. Students also read to comprehend the text that they need to identify to vary the rates of speed at...
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Sole Trapping

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders change speed and direction while demonstrating proper ball control. They try skills with the right than the left foot for sole trapping. Students sole trap switching feet back and forth demonstrating control and...
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Dribbling

For Teachers K
Students dribble with changes in speed They maintain the dribble while starting and stopping travel and control the ball with a partner. They dribble as slow as a turtle and as fast as a rabbit! They dribble with our balls in a circle.
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Finding Our Top Speed

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students determine the length of time needed to walk or run or walk a given distance. They plot the data on a graph and use the results of data collection to develop the concept of slope.
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A Sailor's Life at Sea

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students research some duties of sailors onboard HMS victory. They then perform some of these duties in a class dance, which includes changes of speed, level, and direction of movement. They perform their dance to an audience.
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I Scream, You Scream, We all Scream for Reading!

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Young scholars practice the strategy of recognizing words accurately, rapidly and automatically to become fluent readers. They interact with the book, "Clifford's Sports Day," by Norman Bridwell, ice cream cones and scoops of ice cream...
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Wind

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders are read a story and answer the comprehension questions about sound and wind. In groups, they make their own wind vane and how to determine the direction of the wind. To end the lesson, they make their own Anemometer to...
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Speed Measurement

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students are asked how do they calculate velocity? They take a trip to the school's track and have a series of timed races. Students return to class and calculate their velocity and see who is the fastest. They summarize what they did...
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Speed Up!

For Teachers K - 4th
Students explore how to read fluently. They read "In The Big Top." Students reread the story several times in order to improve their fluency and speed. They record how much time it took them to read the story on each attempt. Students...
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Daytona 500

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Student practice reading with fluency. They read In The Big Top and practice reading to improve their speed and fluency. Students discuss what it sounded like when they read the story at various speeds. Students time their reading and...
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Speed of Sound

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate the concept of velocity and apply it to the velocity of sound and measure the velocity of sound by measuring the echoes produced in a tube. They show their calculation of time and speed, and then conclude that sound...
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Animating Motion

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students apply what they recall about objects in motion by animati ng sequences of pictures that model a set of physical conditions. They animate the orbital motions of the Earth, the space shuttle, and the Moon based on calculations of...
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Newton's 2nd Law

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders discuss Newton's Second Law of Motion, and the acceleration of fast and slow moving objects. They experiment with items with different masses to determine the effect mass has on acceleration using a toy car. They complete...
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Speed, Distance and Time

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Young scholars are introduced to the concept of speed and the difference between average and instantaneous speed. They work as a class to solve a variety of word problems to calculate average speeds without a calculator. The students are...
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Sodarace Forces and Motion

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders explore that speed can be calculated from distance/time and how the formula can be re-arranged to work out distance or time. They use internet program to create soda racers and find out the speed of the racers which helps...
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Tracking Speed

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students collect data for a runner by measuring the time it takes for the runner to run equal distances. After collecting data, students average speeds and accelerations for the runner. Assignment is completed by graphing the data.
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Not Your Average Average

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students discover that if a distance is traveled in two or more segments at different average speeds, you cannot average the average speeds. Instead the total distance traveled must be divided by the total elapsed time. Students practice...
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Media/Citizenship: Speed 3

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students examine data about the effects of speed in car accidents. They create their own media campaign about safety while driving. They share their ideas with the class.
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Media/Citizenship: Speed 1

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students investigate media images of cars and speed. They examine drivers' atitudes to speed by completing an activity sheet and responding to press reports about speeding drivers.
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Measuring Wind Speed

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders measure wind speed over a week's time uisng a ping pong and a protractor and graph the results. They convert the number of degrees to miles per hour using a scale. They discuss patterns and relationships.