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The Physics

Classroom

1-D Kinematics

Newton's Laws

Vectors - Motion and Forces in Two Dimensions

Momentum and Its Conservation

Work, Energy, and Power

Circular Motion and Planetary Motion

Static Electricity

Current Electricity

Waves

Sound Waves and Music

Light Waves and Color

Reflection and the Ray Model of Light

Refraction and the Ray Model of Light

 

 

One Dimensional Kinematics

Chapter Outline

 

Lesson 1: Describing Motion with Words

a. Introduction to the Language of Kinematics

b. Scalars and Vectors

c. Distance and Displacement

d. Speed and Velocity

e. Acceleration


Lesson 2 : Describing Motion with Diagrams

a. Introduction to Diagrams

b. Ticker Tape Diagrams

c. Vector Diagrams


Lesson 3 : Describing Motion with Position vs. Time Graphs

a. The Meaning of Shape for a p-t Graph

b. The Meaning of Slope for a p-t Graph

c. Determining the Slope on a p-t Graph


 

Lesson 4 : Describing Motion with Velocity vs. Time Graphs

a. The Meaning of Shape for a v-t Graph

b. The Meaning of Slope for a v-t Graph

c. Relating the Shape to the Motion

d. Determining the Slope on a v-t Graph

e. Determining the Area on a v-t Graph

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Lesson 5 : Free Fall and the Acceleration of Gravity

a. Introduction to Free Fall

b. The Acceleration of Gravity

c. Representing Free Fall by Graphs

d. How Fast? and How Far?

e. The Big Misconception

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Lesson 6 : Describing Motion with Equations

a. The Kinematic Equations

b. Kinematic Equations and Problem-Solving

c. Kinematic Equations and Free Fall

d. Sample Problems and Solutions

e. Kinematic Equations and Graphs

 

 

 

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