(1998-99 School Year)
Suggestions for this week's quiz
(Unit 1, Quiz#1):
This week's quiz is tentatively
scheduled for Tuesday, September 1. The quiz will be a
one-page quiz, covering both sides of a single sheet of
paper. The equation for average speed, average velocity, and
average acceleration will be provided. Other than a
calculator, no other helps will be provided nor
allowed. Students can expect the following concepts, skills,
and problem-types to be assessed on this quiz:
See a sample quiz.
- An understanding of average
speed and average velocity and the ability to carry out
an average speed or average velocity
- An understanding of the
distinction between the terms average speed and
- An understanding of the terms
scalars and vectors, displacement and distance, speed and
velocity, and acceleration and an ability to apply such
terms to the motion of objects.
- An ability to use the equation
for acceleration to arrive at a solution to a simple
- An ability to use conversion
factors to convert a specific quantity in one set of
units to the same quantity in a different set of
- An understanding of the how to
derive information about the acceleration of an object if
given velocity-time data and vice versa.
- An ability to associate verbal
descriptions of motion with pictorial representations and
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