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20 resources with the concept average velocity

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The Great Calculus Caper

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Motivate your classes with a unique approach to presenting problems. With this "caper," pupils must solve AP Calculus problems to eliminate suspects and determine the perpetrator. Topics range from velocity to trapezoid rule to volume of...
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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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Relative Velocity Simulation

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
If your pupils think relative velocity is the velocity at which you can run away from your relatives, they need this simulation. Two bikers want to meet at a specific time. Scholars alter the velocity of one rider to arrange the...
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Model Rocket

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Acceleration, velocity, mass, and gravity all play a role in the motion of a rocket. Young scientists explore the connection among these components using an interactive tutorial. They adjust the mass and thrust force to experiment with...
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Irwin and Ruthie

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Learners compare acceleration to displacement through an interactive tutorial that permits them to adjust the running strategy of two robots and watch them race. A graph displays the robot's velocity over time and another shows their...
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Butterfly Stroke

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Swimmers improve their times by understanding the physics of their sport. As a swimmer moves through the water, the efficiency of motion affects the resulting velocity. Through an interactive simulation, pupils change the level of motion...
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The Concept of a Function

For Students 8th Standards
Explore functions with non-constant rates of change. The first installment of a 12-part module teaches young mathematicians about the concept of a function. They investigate instances where functions do not have a constant rate of change.
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Physics Unit 1 Study Guide

For Students 9th - 12th
Clearly intended for the first unit your physics class at the beginning of the school year, this six page document serves as a review. It covers foundational concepts such as the scientific method, precision and accuracy, significant...
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Dungeon Simulation

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Tommy is stuck in a dungeon and can only escape if you can discover the correct formula for velocity! Through trial and error, scholars enter the velocity required for Tommy to reach the elevator at the proper time. Then they extrapolate...
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Functions

For Students 12th - Higher Ed
In this functions instructional activity, students solve and complete 5 different sets of problems that include determining functions on intervals. First, they define a definite integral and the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus. Then,...
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Cool Cars

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students travel one at a time in a straight-line path and attempt to maintain a constant velocity. While one student walks, jogs, or runs, the other group members time the "runner" while standing at five-meter intervals along the path....
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Engineering Skills Through Problem Based Learning

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Navigate the ups and downs of learning about energy. Future engineers consider how potential and kinetic energy apply to roller coasters. They design a roller coaster of their own and then use computer design software to showcase their...
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Physics 210: Motion

For Students 12th - Higher Ed
In this motion learning exercise, students calculate average speed, average velocity, and distance for objects in motion. Students complete 5 problems.
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Unit III: 3

For Teachers 8th - 11th
In this unit III: 3 worksheet, young scholars describe motion in words and graph drawings. Students calculate the instantaneous velocity and average velocity. Young scholars also graph the displacement of the object in the word problems.
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Average Velocity

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
You've launched a pumpkin into the air. How can you calculate its average velocity? Viewers learn how to calculate the average velocity of an object from tables and graphs, including a careful derivation of units, in the first...
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Speed and Distance

For Students 9th - 12th
In 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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Average Roller Coaster

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the concept of velocity.  In this velocity lesson, students use their graphing calculator to determine the velocity at five different intervals of a roller coaster.  Students find an average value function of a function...
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Objects in Motion

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
For this velocity worksheet, students describe situations that would fit the position vs. time graphs shown. Students use a graph to determine how far an object move and what direction it started. This worksheet has 6 problems to solve.
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Uniform Motion

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this motion worksheet, students use position vs. time graph to determine the average velocity of the object and to write a mathematical equation to describe the motion. Students calculate average speed and average velocity and draw...
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Position vs. Time and Velocity vs. Time Graphs

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
In this constant velocity worksheet, young scholars use data of position vs. time of a roller-skater to determine speed, acceleration, or deceleration at different points along the path. Students rank graphs according to average velocity...