1-D Kinematics

  1. Lesson 1 - Describing Motion with Words
    1. Introduction
    2. Scalars and Vectors
    3. Distance and Displacement
    4. Speed and Velocity
    5. Acceleration
  2. Lesson 2 - Describing Motion with Diagrams
    1. Introduction
    2. Ticker Tape Diagrams
    3. Vector Diagrams
  3. Lesson 3 - Describing Motion with Position vs. Time Graphs
    1. The Meaning of Shape for a p-t Graph
    2. Meaning of Slope for a p-t Graph
    3. Determining the Slope on a p-t Graph
  4. Lesson 4 - Describing Motion with Velocity vs. Time Graphs
    1. Meaning of Shape for a v-t Graph
    2. Meaning of Slope for a v-t Graph
    3. Relating the Shape to the Motion
    4. Determining the Slope on a v-t Graph
    5. Determining the Area on a v-t Graph
  5. Lesson 5 - Free Fall and the Acceleration of Gravity
    1. Introduction
    2. Acceleration of Gravity
    3. Representing Free Fall by Graphs
    4. How Fast? and How Far?
    5. The Big Misconception
  6. Lesson 6 - Describing Motion with Equations
    1. Kinematic Equations
    2. Kinematic Equations and Problem-Solving
    3. Kinematic Equations and Free Fall
    4. Sample Problems and Solutions
    5. Kinematic Equations and Graphs