To optimize your use of this resource, click on the links for individual questions in your unit packet. The link will bring you to online help related to that question. Carefully read the resource material and procede to answer the questions in your unit packet. Answers and complete solutions to the Supplementary Challenges section can also be reviewed.

**Objective 1**

Describing Motion Verbally (pp. 3-6)

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**Objective 2**

Describing Motion Pictorially (pp. 7-8)

Name That Motion Lab (pp. 9-10)

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**Objective 3**

Describing Motion Numerically (pp. 11-12)

Those Wheels Are Hot Lab (pp. 23-24)

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**Objective 4**

Matching Data, Graphs, and Words (pp. 13-14)

Sonic Ranger Lab: Position-Time Graphs (pp. 15-20)

Position-Time Graph (pp. 21-22)

Those Wheels Are Hot Lab (pp. 23-24)

Sonic Ranger Lab: Velocity-Time Graphs (pp. 25-29)

Describing Motion Graphically (pp. 31-32)

Interpretting Velocity-Time Graphs (pp. 33-34)

Graph That Motion Lab (pp. 35-38)

The Two Stage Rocket (pp. 39-42)

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**Objective 5**

Kinematic Equations (pp. 43-44)

Stopping Distance Lab (pp. 45-46)

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**Objective 6**

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The Physics 500 (pp. 1-2)

PLQ#2 Independent vs. Dependent Variables

PLQ#3 Direct vs. Inverse Relations

PLQ#4 Conversion Factors

Describing Motion Verbally (pp. 3-6)

#4 Average Velocity Calculations

#7 Direction of Velocity Vector

#8 Meaning of Velocity and Acceleration

Describing Motion Pictorially (pp. 7-8)

#3 Direction of Acceleration Vector

#4 Direction of Acceleration Vector

#5 Meaning of Acceleration and Motion Diagrams

#5 Meaning of Speed and Describing Motion with Numbers

#6 Use of Conversion Factors

#7 and #8 Meaning of Acceleration and Describing Motion with Numbers

Matching Data, Graphs, and Words (pp. 13-14)

#2 Position-Time Graphs and Velocity-Time Graphs

#2 Position-Time Graphs (meaning of slope)

#3 Position-Time Graphs (slope calculations)

#4 Position-Time Graphs (slope calculations)

#5 Position-Time Graphs (slope calculations)

#6 Position-Time Graphs (slope calculations)

#7 Position-Time Graphs (slope calculations)

#8 Position-Time Graphs and Meaning of Distance

#9 Position-Time Graphs and Meaning of Distance

#10 Position-Time Graphs and Meaning of Displacement

#11 Summary of Previous Questions

Those Wheels Are Hot Lab (pp. 23-24)

Describing Motion Graphically (pp. 31-32)

#2 Velocity-Time Graphs (meaning of slope and shape)

#3 Position-Time Graphs (meaning of slope and shape)

#4 Velocity-Time Graphs (meaning of slope and shape)

#5
Velocity-Time Graphs (meaning of
slope
and shape)

Interpretting Velocity-Time Graphs (pp. 33-34)

Velocity-Time Graphs (meaning of slope and shape)

#2 Velocity-Time Graphs (meaning of slope and shape) and

Verbal Descriptions of Motion (constant speed, acceleration, etc.)

#3 Velocity-Time Graphs (meaning of slope and shape)

Velocity-Time Graphs (meaning of slope and shape) and

Rightward Velocity with Rightward Acceleration

Rightward Velocity with Leftward Acceleration

Leftward Velocity with Leftward Acceleration

Leftward Velocity with Rightward Acceleration

Free Fall (pp. 47-48)

Speed-Time Relationship (for an accelerated motion)

#3 Distance-Time Relationship (for an accelerated motion)

#5a Free Fall and Acceleration of Gravity

#5b Free Fall and Vector Diagrams

#5c Distance-Time Relationship (for an accelerated motion) and

Speed-Time Relationship (for an accelerated motion)

#6 Speed-Time Relationship (for an accelerated motion)

Also consider using Kinematic Equations and Free Fall Motion

Relating the Shape to the Motion for a Velocity-Time Graph

Determining the Slope of a Velocity-Time Graph

Determining the Area of a Velocity-Time Graph

Additional resources for physics students are available through links
on the GBS
Physics Home Page. Such resources include the Multimedia
Physics Studios , a collection of animations and movies which
illustrate key physics concepts and the Shockwave
Physics Studios, a collection of interactive Shockwave
exercises.

This page created by Tom Henderson of Glenbrook South High School.

Comments and suggestions can be sent by e-mail to Tom Henderson.

This page last updated on 9/9/98.