the student will be able to express and interpret relationships symbolically in accordance with accepted theories to make predictions and solve problems mathematically, including problems requiring proportional reasoning and graphical vector addition.
generate and interpret graphs and charts describing different types of motion, including the use of real-time technology such as motion detectors or photogates;
: describe and analyze motion in one dimension using equations with the concepts of distance, displacement, speed, average velocity, instantaneous velocity, and acceleration;
: calculate the effect of forces on objects, including the law of inertia, the relationship between force and acceleration, and the nature of force pairs between objects;
: develop and interpret free-body force diagrams; and
: calculate the mechanical energy of, power generated within, impulse applied to, and momentum of a physical system;
calculate the mechanical energy of, power generated within, impulse applied to, and momentum of a physical system;
: demonstrate and apply the laws of conservation of energy and conservation of momentum in one dimension;