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This web site contains a number of tutorials relating to motion in one dimension. Each tutorial explains a subject and provides exercises to test the user's understanding. Some are accompanied by images, animations or graphs to illustrate the concepts. Among the subjects are describing motion with words, diagrams and graphs, acceleration of gravity, vector algebra and explaining motion with equations.
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Classical Mechanics
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- Motion in One Dimension
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© 1996 Tom Henderson
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free fall, gravity, kinematic equations, kinematics, motion diagrams, motion graphs, motion graphs
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Topic: Kinematics: The Physics of Motion
Unit Title: Motion in One Dimension

This tutorial focuses on the language, principles, and laws which describe and explain the motion of objects. It is part of The Physics Classroom website, and provides links to related labs, problem sets, help for struggling learners, and curriculum support.

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Henderson, T. (2004, December 12). The Physics Classroom: 1-D Kinematics. Retrieved November 23, 2014, from http://www.physicsclassroom.com/Class/1DKin/
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Henderson, Tom. The Physics Classroom: 1-D Kinematics. December 12, 2004. http://www.physicsclassroom.com/Class/1DKin/ (accessed 23 November 2014).
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The Physics Classroom: 1-D Kinematics:

Has Teaching Guide PhET Simulation: The Moving Man

The One-Dimensional Motion chapter of The Physics Classroom Tutorial will support students attempting to understand the concepts of The Moving Man simulation.

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Has Teaching Guide Animating Motion

The One-Dimensional Motion chapter of The Physics Classroom Tutorial will provides students with the prerequisite knowledge for completing the Animating Motion activity.

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Has Teaching Guide Apply the Brakes

The 1-Dimensional Kinematics chapter of The Physics Classroom Tutorial provides thorough background information that complements the Apply the Brakes activity.

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