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Title Maze Game- A Velocity & Acceleration Comparison
Description This activity is designed for the AP Physics 1 course. Students performing this activity have read through "The Physics Tutorial: Kinematics" lesson from physicsclassroom.com. However, no classroom discussions or lessons will occur before this inquiry activity. This activity allows them to physically and verbally compare velocity vector diagrams to acceleration vector diagrams and identifies misconceptions students may have before we enter into classroom discussion.
Subject Physics
Level High School, Undergrad - Intro
Type Discussion Prompts, Guided Activity, Homework
Duration 30 minutes
Answers Included No
Language English
Keywords acceleration, accleration vector, vector diagrams, velocity
Simulation(s) Maze Game


Author(s) Ashley Webb
Contact Email ashley.webb@dcsms.org
School / Organization DeSoto Central High School
Date submitted 7/7/15
Date updated 7/7/15