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# Velocity and Acceleration

## The speed and direction of a moving object and how that rate changes over time.

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Basic Students matched to this level have a partial mastery of prerequisite knowledge and skills fundamental for proficient work.
At Grade (Proficient) Students matched to this level have demonstrated competency over challenging subject matter, including subject matter knowledge, application of such knowledge to real-world situations, and analytical skills appropriate to subject matter.
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## Velocity and Acceleration

Students will learn the meaning of acceleration, how it is different than velocity and how to calculate average acceleration.

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• Interactive Simulations

## Irwin 2D

Learn about the trajectories in two dimensions.

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• Interactive Simulations

## Butterfly Stroke

Learn about the relationship between velocity and position for a swimmer.

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• Interactive Simulations

## Irwin and Ruthie

Learn about the relationship between position, velocity, and acceleration for two objects in one-dimensional motion.

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• Interactive Simulations

## Elevator

Explore different types of forces acting on a airplane, including lift, drag, thrust, and gravity. learn about the relationship between the net unbalanced force acting on an object and its acceleration.

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• Video

## Velocity and Acceleration

Illustrates the differences between constant velocity and acceleration with an example problem.

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## Velocity and Acceleration Quiz - PPB

Definition of acceleration, calculation of average acceleration given the change in time and velocity, use of g gravitational acceleration on earth and distance of an accelerating object.

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• Critical Thinking

## Velocity and Acceleration Discussion Questions

A list of student-submitted discussion questions for Velocity and Acceleration.

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• Study Guide