9 terms

THE SET OF WORDS HERE FOCUS ON MOTION. ONCE REFERENCE POINT IS ESTABLISHED, ANALYSIS OF MOTION IS NEXT ON THE AGENDA.

SPEED

Distance an object travels in a certain amount of time.

FORMULA FOR SPEED

d/t

VELOCITY

Speed in a direction

INSTANTANEOUS SPEED

Rate at which an object is moving at a given moment in time

AVERAGE SPEED

Total distance divided by total time

CONSTANT SPEED

Speed that does not change

ACCELERATION

Speeding up, slowing down or changing direction

m/s, cm/s, km/hr

Units of speed

When something changes it position compared to a reference point

Motion