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## The Physics Classroom: Describing Motion with Position vs. Time Graphs Relations

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Explore the difference between constant speed and accelerated motion with the Apply the Brakes simulation.

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Explore the relationship between motion graphs and motion with PHET's The Moving Man simulation.

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Experiment with position-time (and velocity-time) plots with this interactive Java applet.

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This Apply the Brakes simulation provides multiple representations of constant speed and accelerated motion.

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Explore the relationship between graphs and motion with The Moving Man simulation from PHET.

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This interactive simulation will help students relate the shape of p-t (and v-t) plots to the actual motion.

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The Physics Classroom: Describing Motion with Position vs. Time Graphs covers the same topic as SmartGraphs: Maria's Run
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This interactive activity for middle school uses a blended learning approach to help students understand the meaning of a Position vs. Time graph.

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Visit The Physics Classroom's Flickr Galleries and take a visual overview of 1D Kinematics.

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Graph That Motion from the Shockwave Studios is an excellent accompanying activity to this page.

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Looking for a lab that coordinates with this page? Try the Position-Time Graphs Lab at The Laboratory. Requires motion detectors.

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Learning requires action. Give your students this sense-making activity from The Curriculum Corner.

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Need ideas? Explore The Physics Front's treasure box of catalogued resources on kinematic graphing.

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A collection of "guided construction" activities that introduces the concept of kinematic graphing in an interactive manner.

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This EJS simulation from Open Source Physics (OSP) contrasts the graphs for constant speed and accelerated motion.

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