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written by Tom Henderson
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.
This resource is part of a Physics Front Topical Unit.
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.Link to Unit:
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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.relation by Tom Henderson
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.relation by Tom Henderson
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.relation by Tom Henderson
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