I created this worksheet to help students practice and understand the practicality of acceleration problems. Students will calculate speed of a runner and fill in a data table. Students will then calculate the acceleration of the runner.
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Once your students have gotten comfortable with acceleration, check out my 2 part acceleration lab (http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/2-Part-Acceleration-Lab-990163)
OR bouncy ball acceleration lab (http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Bouncy-Ball-Acceleration-Lab-1023747