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Chapter 11


This chapter is Motion and will consist of the following:

  • Review measurements and units.

  • Review math skills.

  • Review graphing of scientific data.

  • Identify frames of reference and describe how they are used to measure motion.

  • Identify appropriate SI units for measuring distances and speed

  • Distinguish between distance and displacement.

  • Calculate displacement using vector addition.

  • Calculate speed and acceleration.

  • Compare and contrast average speed and instantaneous speed.

  • Interpret distance-time graphs and speed-time graphs

  • Describe how velocities combine.

  • Describe instantaneous acceleration