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written by Gary Gladding
published by the University of llinois Physics Education Research Group
This interactive homework problem asks the student to determine the time needed to travel to an airport at a constant speed but at a multiple leg trip. The problem is accompanied by a sequence of questions designed to encourage critical thinking and conceptual analysis. It is part of a larger collection of interactive problems developed by the Illinois Physics Education Research Group.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Classical Mechanics
- Motion in One Dimension
= Position & Displacement
= Velocity
Education Practices
- Active Learning
= Problem Solving
- High School
- Lower Undergraduate
- Instructional Material
= Activity
= Problem/Problem Set
= Tutorial
Appropriate Courses Categories Ratings
- Physics First
- Conceptual Physics
- Algebra-based Physics
- AP Physics
- Activity
- Assessment
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Keywords:
critical thinking, kinematics, problem solving, tutorial homework, velocity
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G. Gladding, (University of llinois Physics Education Research Group, Urbana, 2006), WWW Document, (http://research.physics.illinois.edu/per/IE/ie.pl?phys111/ie/01/IE_late_for_plane).
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G. Gladding, Illinois PER Interactive Examples: Late for the Plane (University of llinois Physics Education Research Group, Urbana, 2006), <http://research.physics.illinois.edu/per/IE/ie.pl?phys111/ie/01/IE_late_for_plane>.
APA Format
Gladding, G. (2006, June 16). Illinois PER Interactive Examples: Late for the Plane. Retrieved July 29, 2014, from University of llinois Physics Education Research Group: http://research.physics.illinois.edu/per/IE/ie.pl?phys111/ie/01/IE_late_for_plane
Chicago Format
Gladding, Gary. Illinois PER Interactive Examples: Late for the Plane. Urbana: University of llinois Physics Education Research Group, June 16, 2006. http://research.physics.illinois.edu/per/IE/ie.pl?phys111/ie/01/IE_late_for_plane (accessed 29 July 2014).
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Gladding, Gary. Illinois PER Interactive Examples: Late for the Plane. Urbana: University of llinois Physics Education Research Group, 2006. 16 June 2006. 29 July 2014 <http://research.physics.illinois.edu/per/IE/ie.pl?phys111/ie/01/IE_late_for_plane>.
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@misc{ Author = "Gary Gladding", Title = {Illinois PER Interactive Examples: Late for the Plane}, Publisher = {University of llinois Physics Education Research Group}, Volume = {2014}, Number = {29 July 2014}, Month = {June 16, 2006}, Year = {2006} }
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