Activity, Lesson Plan, Worksheet, Discussion Questions
Lesson may take multiple days
Objective: Students will calculate the distance, displacement, speed, and velocity of their classmates with a very simple activity. They will learn how to graph these numbers and interpret them to discover what each means. They will learn about reference points and that velocity takes into account the direction a person is traveling.
1 meter stick, 2 stopwatches, graph paper
Students will be able to record, graph, and interpret data