Unit 1: The Physics of Driving

Unit Outline:

The Physics Classroom Reading:

 Describing Motion with Position vs. Time Graphs

    1. The Meaning of Shape for a p-t Graph
    2. Meaning of Slope for a p-t Graph
    3. Determining the Slope on a p-t Graph

Describing Motion with Velocity vs. Time Graphs

    1. Meaning of Shape for a v-t Graph
    2. Meaning of Slope for a v-t Graph
    3. Relating the Shape to the Motion
    4. Determining the Slope on a v-t Graph

Labs:

PhET Simulations:

Concept Builders:

Videos/tutorials:

Worksheets / Hand Outs:

Review:

Driving Safety Poster