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published by the University of Calgary
designer: Jonathan Barrett, Michael Boonstra, Maija Graham, Graeme Irwin, Hans Laue, Jason Law, Michelle McGrath, Arend Meetsma, Ali Rezaei, Qasim Syed, Andrew Turner, and Jeremiah Van Oosten
written by David Austin and Brian Martin
Available Languages: English, French
This applet is an interactive demonstration of average speed and velocity. The user can move the object, while average speed and velocity is calculated and available through the Data panel.  A full lesson plan is available through the Help menu.  

This item is part of a larger collection of simulation based physics modules sponsored by the MAP project (Modular Approach to Physics).
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Classical Mechanics
- Motion in One Dimension
= Velocity
- Motion in Two Dimensions
= 2D Velocity
= Position & Displacement
- Lower Undergraduate
- High School
- Instructional Material
= Activity
= Interactive Simulation
Appropriate Courses Categories Ratings
- Physical Science
- Physics First
- Conceptual Physics
- Algebra-based Physics
- AP Physics
- Lesson Plan
- Activity
- New teachers
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Learner
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application/java
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Free access
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© 2001 University of Calgary
Keywords:
average speed, average velocity, displacement, distance travelled, interactive, simulation, speed, velocity
Record Cloner:
Metadata instance created May 23, 2008 by Christopher Allen
Record Updated:
March 9, 2011 by Taha Mzoughi
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when Cataloged:
March 26, 2007
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AIP Format
D. Austin and B. Martin, (University of Calgary, Calgary, 2001), WWW Document, (http://canu.ucalgary.ca/map/content/velocity/average/simulate/applet.html).
AJP/PRST-PER
D. Austin and B. Martin, Modular Approach to Physics: Average Speed versus Average Velocity, (University of Calgary, Calgary, 2001), <http://canu.ucalgary.ca/map/content/velocity/average/simulate/applet.html>.
APA Format
Austin, D., & Martin, B. (2007, March 26). Modular Approach to Physics: Average Speed versus Average Velocity. Retrieved October 24, 2014, from University of Calgary: http://canu.ucalgary.ca/map/content/velocity/average/simulate/applet.html
Chicago Format
Austin, David, and Brian Martin. Modular Approach to Physics: Average Speed versus Average Velocity. Calgary: University of Calgary, March 26, 2007. http://canu.ucalgary.ca/map/content/velocity/average/simulate/applet.html (accessed 24 October 2014).
MLA Format
Austin, David, and Brian Martin. Modular Approach to Physics: Average Speed versus Average Velocity. Calgary: University of Calgary, 2001. 26 Mar. 2007. 24 Oct. 2014 <http://canu.ucalgary.ca/map/content/velocity/average/simulate/applet.html>.
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@misc{ Author = "David Austin and Brian Martin", Title = {Modular Approach to Physics: Average Speed versus Average Velocity}, Publisher = {University of Calgary}, Volume = {2014}, Number = {24 October 2014}, Month = {March 26, 2007}, Year = {2001} }
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%D March 26, 2007
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%N 24 October 2014
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