Force and Motion: Calculating Acceleration Lab

Force and Motion: Calculating Acceleration Lab
Force and Motion: Calculating Acceleration Lab
Force and Motion: Calculating Acceleration Lab
Force and Motion: Calculating Acceleration Lab
Grade Levels
Product Rating
File Type

PDF (Acrobat) Document File

Be sure that you have an application to open this file type before downloading and/or purchasing.

122 KB|2 pages
Share
Also included in:
  1. BUNDLE AND SAVE: OVER 30% DISCOUNT! This bundle includes everything you need to teach Force and Motion! TEN of my best selling, most highly rated Force and Motion Resources. All of the activities, labs, and games included in this bundle are LOW PREP and designed to keep your students ACTIVELY ENGAG
    $27.50
    $19.00
    Save $8.50
Product Description
Students will demonstrate how to measure acceleration and “deceleration.” They will calculate their acceleration over a 20 m run and then graph the results.

Each student will measure their acceleration over a 20 m run. Two students will run 20 m from the start line and accelerate to as fast as they can go. At the 20 m line, they will stop. At 5 meter intervals the time will be recorded by the timers. On the data table, students will record the times under the distance they traveled. From this data they will be able to calculate their velocity at each point.

This is a great activity to get your students up and moving, and they love to compete against each other to see who has the highest rate of acceleration.

I have used this as a small group activity as well as a whole class activity, depending on the needs of my students.

You can also view a full preview of this activity :)

**********************************************************************************************************************************************
If you like this product, you may also be interested in these additional Force and Motion Resources!

CLICK HERE: Force and Motion Resources

BUNDLE AND SAVE: Over 30% discount! TEN of my most popular Force and Motion Resources!
CLICK HERE: Force and Motion Bundle
**********************************************************************************************************************************************

Thanks for visiting,
Lori Maldonado
Total Pages
2 pages
Answer Key
Does not apply
Teaching Duration
1 hour
Report this Resource
Loading...
$2.50
Digital Download
More products from Lori Maldonado
Product Thumbnail
Product Thumbnail
Product Thumbnail
Product Thumbnail
Product Thumbnail
Teachers Pay Teachers

Teachers Pay Teachers is an online marketplace where teachers buy and sell original educational materials.

Learn More

Keep in Touch!

Sign Up