The three activities in this Concept Builder are summarized as follows:

**To Acclerate or Not To Accelerate**: Question Groups 1-6**Getting Direction on Acceleration**: Question Groups 7-14**Adding Value to Acceleration**: Question Groups 15-20

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A rightward-moving bicycle increases its speed from 2.0 m/s to 12.0 m/s. Is the bicycle accelerating?

A rightward-moving motorcycle increases its speed from 5.0 m/s to 25.0 m/s. Is the motorcycle accelerating?

A rightward-moving car increases its speed from 10.0 m/s to 20.0 m/s. Is the car accelerating?

A rightward-moving bicycle slows down from 12.0 m/s to 2.0 m/s. Is the bicycle accelerating?

A rightward-moving motorcycle slows down from 25.0 m/s to 5.0 m/s. Is the motorcycle accelerating?

A rightward-moving car slows down from 20.0 m/s to 10.0 m/s. Is the car accelerating?

The dot diagram represents the motion of a bicycle as it moves from left to right. Is the bicycle accelerating?

The dot diagram represents the motion of a motorcycle as it moves from left to right. Is the motorcycle accelerating?

The dot diagram represents the motion of a car as it moves from left to right. Is the car accelerating?

The dot diagram represents the motion of a bicycle as it moves from left to right. Is the bicycle accelerating?

The dot diagram represents the motion of a motorcycle as it moves from left to right. Is the motorcycle accelerating?

The dot diagram represents the motion of a car as it moves from left to right.

Is the car accelerating?

The velocity-time table represents the motion of a bicycle as it moves from left to right. Is the bicycle accelerating?

The velocity-time table represents the motion of a motorcycle as it moves from left to right. Is the motorcycle accelerating?

The velocity-time table represents the motion of a car as it moves from left to right. Is the car accelerating?

The velocity-time table represents the motion of a bicycle as it moves from left to right. Is the bicycle accelerating?

The velocity-time table represents the motion of a motorcycle as it moves from left to right. Is the motorcycle accelerating?

The velocity-time table represents the motion of a car as it moves from left to right. Is the car accelerating?

A rightward-moving bicycle is speeding up. What is the direction of the bicycle's acceleration?

A rightward-moving motorcycle is speeding up. What is the direction of the motorcycle's acceleration?

A rightward-moving car is speeding up. What is the direction of the car's acceleration?

A rightward-moving bicycle is slowing down. What is the direction of the bicycle's acceleration?

A rightward-moving motorcycle is slowing down. What is the direction of the motorcycle's acceleration?

A rightward-moving car is slowing down. What is the direction of the car's acceleration?

A downward falling skydiver is speeding up. What is the direction of the skydiver's acceleration?

A downward falling baseball is speeding up. What is the direction of the baseball's acceleration?

A downward moving elevator is speeding up. What is the direction of the elevator's acceleration?

A downward falling skydiver is slowing down. What is the direction of the skydiver's acceleration?

A downward moving roller coaster is slowing down. What is the direction of the coaster's acceleration?

A downward moving elevator is slowing down. What is the direction of the elevator's acceleration?

A northward-moving race car is slowing down. What is the direction of the race car's acceleration?

A northward-moving sprinter is slowing down. What is the direction of the sprinter's acceleration?

A northward-moving truck is slowing down. What is the direction of the truck's acceleration?

The dot diagram represents the motion of a rightward-moving race car. What is the direction of the race car's acceleration?

The dot diagram represents the motion of a rightward-moving sprinter. What is the direction of the sprinter's acceleration?

The dot diagram represents the motion of a rightward-moving truck. What is the direction of the truck's acceleration?

The dot diagram represents the motion of a rightward-moving race car. What is the direction of the race car's acceleration?

The dot diagram represents the motion of a rightward-moving sprinter. What is the direction of the sprinter's acceleration?

The dot diagram represents the motion of a rightward-moving truck. What is the direction of the truck's acceleration?

The velocity-time table represents the motion of a bicycle. What is the direction of the bicycle's acceleration?

The velocity-time table represents the motion of a motorcycle. What is the direction of the motorcycle's acceleration?

The velocity-time table represents the motion of a car. What is the direction of the car's acceleration?

A westward-moving bicycle increases its speed from 2.0 m/s to 12.0 m/s in 4.0 seconds. What is the magnitude (i.e., value) and direction of the acceleration?

A westward-moving motorcycle increases its speed from 5.0 m/s to 25.0 m/s in 2.5 seconds. What is the magnitude (i.e., value) and direction of the acceleration?

A westward-moving car increases its speed from 10.0 m/s to 20.0 m/s ini 2.0 seconds. What is the magnitude (i.e., value) and direction of the acceleration?

A westward-moving bicycle slows down from 10.0 m/s to 4.0 m/s in 3.0 seconds. What is the magnitude (i.e., value) and direction of the acceleration?

A westward-moving motorcycle slows down from 24.0 m/s to 12.0 m/s in 3.0 seconds. What is the magnitude (i.e., value) and direction of the acceleration?

A westward-moving car slows down from 26.0 m/s to 10.0 m/s in 2.0 seconds. What is the magnitude (i.e., value) and direction of the acceleration?

Velocity and time information for a rightward-moving car are shown.

What is the magnitude (i.e., value) and direction of the acceleration?

Velocity and time information for a rightward-moving car are shown.

What is the magnitude (i.e., value) and direction of the acceleration?

Velocity and time information for a rightward-moving car are shown.

What is the magnitude (i.e., value) and direction of the acceleration?

Velocity and time information for a leftward-moving car are shown. What is the magnitude (i.e., value) and direction of the acceleration?

Velocity and time information for a leftward-moving car are shown. What is the magnitude (i.e., value) and direction of the acceleration?

Velocity and time information for a leftward-moving car are shown. What is the magnitude (i.e., value) and direction of the acceleration?

The velocity-time table represents the motion of a leftward-moving car. What is the magnitude (i.e., value) and direction of the acceleration?

The velocity-time table represents the motion of a leftward-moving car. What is the magnitude (i.e., value) and direction of the acceleration?

The velocity-time table represents the motion of a leftward-moving car. What is the magnitude (i.e., value) and direction of the acceleration?

The velocity-time table represents the motion of a rightward-moving motorcycle. What is the magnitude (i.e., value) and direction of the acceleration?

The velocity-time table represents the motion of a rightward-moving motorcycle. What is the magnitude (i.e., value) and direction of the acceleration?

The velocity-time table represents the motion of a rightward-moving motorcycle. What is the magnitude (i.e., value) and direction of the acceleration?