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Acceleration and Average Speed

For Students 9th - 12th
In this acceleration and average speed worksheet, students learn the equations for acceleration and average speed. They match 6 variables with their quantities, they identify speed vs. velocity and scalar vs. vector and they solve 4...
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Twelve Average Speed/Rate Word Problems

For Students 10th - 12th
In this word problem worksheet, students solve twelve word problems discussing average speed or rate.  The solutions are provided.
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Average Speed in a Pinewood Derby

For Students 8th - 10th
In this average speed worksheet, students are given the distance a derby car must travel and its time for three trials. Students find the average speed and answer four questions about the data.
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Average Speed Lab

For Students 8th - 9th
In this average speed activity, students calculate the average speed of a ball rolled down a ramp using graphs and calculations.
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Calculating Average Speed, Distance and Time

For Students 9th - 11th
In this physics worksheet, students solve 6 problems where they calculate average speeds of moving objects, distance objects travel and time it takes for objects to get to their destination.
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Speed, Distance and Time

For Students 6th
In these calculating speed, distance, and time worksheets, 6th graders review information, formulas, and examples, and solve word problems calculating average speeds, distance traveled, time taken, convert time measurements and speeds,...
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Speeding Along in Motion

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students ride bicycles or skateboards and determine their average speed. In this physics instructional activity, students travel to a park and are timed while riding bicycles or skateboards over a variety of courses. They complete an...
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Domino Dash

For Teachers 8th - 10th
In this speed worksheet, students use dominoes to measure the average speed of rows falling over. Students make a line graph to show the relationship between the length of the domino row and the time. Students answer 8 questions about...
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Island Rotation: Lesson Plan 3

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How far have California's Channel islands moved? What was the rate of this movement? Class members first examine data that shows the age of the Hawaiian island chain and the average speed of the Pacific Plate. They then watch West of the...
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Amusement Park Physics

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students conduct a series of experiments on conservation of energy and momentum. In this physics lesson, students investigate the factors affecting the period of the pendulum. They build a roller coaster and calculate the marble's...
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Inertial Mass, Weight, and Newton's Second Law of Motion

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The stage is set for you to guide future physicists through three forceful activities about motion. In the first, learners experiment with rolling carts to discover how objects interact. In the second, they inspect images of an object in...
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Speeding Along in Motion

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Your class will love this outdoor lesson! Learners participate in activities to calculate speed and motion using bicycles and skateboards. They determine the average speed among class members for the distance traveled and share their...
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Tracking Speed

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students calculate the speed of an object, by measuring the amount of time it takes to cover a given distance, and then divide: speed=distance/time. However, the object may not have been moving at a constant rate over the given distance....
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Bus and Car

For Teachers 7th - 10th Standards
Would you go by bus or car on the autobahn? Here, learners use distance, time, and average speeds to investigate the fastest way to get from Berlin to Frankfort for a soccer game. It might be fun to start with a discussion or short video...
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Driving Rationally

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Calculating average speeds is not as simple as finding an average. The lesson introduces class members to rational functions by presenting a problem about finding an average speed for the rest of a trip. Pupils develop an equation to...
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Indy 500

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Start your engines! Small groups collect data from websites pertaining to the Indianapolis 500 in order to determine average speed per lap and miles in each lap. The lesson requires prior knowledge of the the formula d=rt.
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"Go-Car" Lab

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students construct a car based on directions given. In this physics lesson, students calculate average speed using distance and time information. They collect data and create a graph of distance vs. time.
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Calculating Speed

For Students 9th - 12th
In this speed worksheet, students calculate the average speed of an object or the distance an object travels at a certain speed in 11 word problems.
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Using Quantitative Statements to Solve Problems

For Students 9th - 11th
In this equations instructional activity, learners use quantitative statements to sole for average speed. This instructional activity has 4 problems to solve.
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Bug Race

For Students 7th - 12th
In this motion worksheet, students compare two graphs showing a bug's distance traveled over time. Students calculate the average speed of the bugs and determine which bug was traveling at a constant speed. This worksheet has 1 short...
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Algebra: Distance, Speed, and Time

For Students 4th - 6th
For this distance, speed, and time worksheet, students review how to find average speed as they find the speed, distance, or time in 10 algebra problems.
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More Practice Calculating Speed

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this speed worksheet, students calculate the average speed of an object or the distance an object travels. This worksheet has 13 word problems.
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Calculating Speed Practice

For Students 9th - 12th
In this speed worksheet, high schoolers calculate the average speed of objects traveling a given distance for a given amount of time. This worksheet has 5 problems to solve.
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Uniform Motion

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this motion worksheet, students use position vs. time graph to determine the average velocity of the object and to write a mathematical equation to describe the motion. Students calculate average speed and average velocity and draw...

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