Notebook/Journal: Motion Graph Shapes

Notebook/Journal: Motion Graph Shapes
Notebook/Journal: Motion Graph Shapes
Notebook/Journal: Motion Graph Shapes
Notebook/Journal: Motion Graph Shapes
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This is an activity where students will draw the velocity-time and acceleration-time graphs for given position-time graphs. The overall concept of this activity is just to understand the shape made by the graphs, not necessarily the exact values. For example, a positive, constant slope on a position-time graph will translate to a horizontal line above the independent (time) axis on the velocity-time graph.

Students are meant to complete the graphs and then cut them out and paste them into their notebook. For each graph, they are tasked with writing a brief description of the motion depicted. The simple act of them explaining each situation out in words -- especially their own words -- helps to solidify the point a little more. I think this is why science notebooks have proven so successful; just taking this from a basic worksheet to a journal entry makes it more personal and helps students get a better connection with the lesson.
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45 minutes
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