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Title Moving Man: Pos and Vel Graphs
Description This activity is used to introduce the idea of velocity graphs to students already familiar with position graphs. It has students collect numerical position and velocity data to graph by hand, and has them calculate slopes of the graphs.
Subject Physics
Level High School
Type Lab
Duration 60 minutes
Answers Included No
Language English
Keywords acceleration, data, graphs, position, velocity
Simulation(s) The Moving Man


Author(s) Tom Reeve
Contact Email reevet@lincolnps.org
School / Organization Lincoln High School
Date submitted 2/27/13
Date updated 2/27/13