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AAPT/PTRA Teaching About Kinematics Documents

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Restricted document Measurement of Speed on a Smooth and Level Surface 
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In this activity, students determine the relationship between distance and time for a toy car moving at a constant speed in a straight line. This material is available for PTRA's.

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Published January 4, 2011
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Restricted document Position vs Time Graphs using a Motion Probe 
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In this activity, students are introduced to the use of a motion probe for measuring and graphing position and then use the probe to explore basic kinematics. This material is available for PTRA's.

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Restricted document Velocity vs Time Graphs using a Motion Probe 
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In this activity, students use a motion probe to explore the relationships between the motion of objects and graphs of velocity vs time. This material is available for PTRA's.

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Restricted document Measurement of Speed - Teacher's Notes 
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This file contains notes for teachers using the Measurement of Speed activity.

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Restricted document Position vs Time Graphs - Teacher's Notes 
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This file contains notes for teachers using the Position vs Time Graphs using a Motion Probe activity.

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Published January 4, 2011
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Restricted document Velocity vs Time Graphs - Teacher's Notes 
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This file contains notes for teachers using the Velocity vs Time Graphs using a Motion Probe activity.

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Published January 4, 2011
Last Modified January 4, 2011