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Line graph

Bar Graph

Circle graph

horizontal

A graph that uses line segments to show changes that occur ov…

a graph that uses vertical or horizontal bars to show compari…

A graph of data where the entire circle represents the whole…

Going straight across from side to side

Line graph

A graph that uses line segments to show changes that occur ov…

Bar Graph

a graph that uses vertical or horizontal bars to show compari…

Average speed

Velocity

Distance-time graph

Speed on a distance-time graph

total distance traveled divided by total time

Speed and direction of a moving object

Shows the speed of an object in motion; distance travel over…

The faster the speed, the steeper the line on the graph; slope

Average speed

total distance traveled divided by total time

Velocity

Speed and direction of a moving object

position

reference point

distance

motion

the location of an object

any object that is not moving and can be used to describe the…

the length of a line between two points

a change in an object's position (another word for movement)

position

the location of an object

reference point

any object that is not moving and can be used to describe the…

Motion

Speed

Velocity

Acceleration

Is a change in position measured by distance and time.

Tells us the rate at which an object moves. Defined by the di…

Tells us the speed and direction of a moving object.

Tells us the rate speed or direction changes.

Motion

Is a change in position measured by distance and time.

Speed

Tells us the rate at which an object moves. Defined by the di…

Motion

Speed

Velocity

Acceleration

Is a change in position measured by distance and time.

Tells us the rate at which an object moves. Defined by the di…

Tells us the speed and direction of a moving object.

Tells us the rate speed or direction changes.

Motion

Is a change in position measured by distance and time.

Speed

Tells us the rate at which an object moves. Defined by the di…

Speed

motion

reference point

velocity

Distance traveled per unit time.

An object's change in position relative to a reference point.

A place or object used to determine if an object is in motion.

Speed in a given direction

Speed

Distance traveled per unit time.

motion

An object's change in position relative to a reference point.

How can we show motion?

What is the X-Axis?

What is the Y-Axis?

What is a Position v. Time Graph?

using graphs

The horizontal line with labels on a coordinate gird; time is…

The vertical line with labels on a coordinate grid; distance…

A graph that shows an object's location compared to a referen…

How can we show motion?

using graphs

What is the X-Axis?

The horizontal line with labels on a coordinate gird; time is…

Motion

Speed

Velocity

Acceleration

Is a change in position; measured by distance and time.

Tells us the rate at which an object moves. Defined by the di…

speed and direction of an object

the rate speed or direction changes

Motion

Is a change in position; measured by distance and time.

Speed

Tells us the rate at which an object moves. Defined by the di…

x axis

y axis

at rest (distance/time graph)

constant speed (distance/time graph)

time is plotted on this axis

distance is plotted on this axis

time increases, distance does not change, straight horizontal…

distance increases constantly with time

x axis

time is plotted on this axis

y axis

distance is plotted on this axis

x axis

y axis

at rest (distance/time graph)

constant speed (distance/time graph)

time is plotted on this axis

distance is plotted on this axis

time increases, distance does not change, straight horizontal…

distance increases constantly with time

x axis

time is plotted on this axis

y axis

distance is plotted on this axis

Motion

Speed

Velocity

Acceleration

Is a change in position measured by distance and time.

Tells us the rate at which an object moves. Defined by the di…

Tells us the speed and direction of a moving object.

Tells us the rate speed or direction changes.

Motion

Is a change in position measured by distance and time.

Speed

Tells us the rate at which an object moves. Defined by the di…

Motion

Speed

Velocity

Acceleration

Is a change in position measured by distance and time.

Tells us the rate at which an object moves. Defined by the di…

Tells us the speed and direction of a moving object.

Tells us the rate speed or direction changes.

Motion

Is a change in position measured by distance and time.

Speed

Tells us the rate at which an object moves. Defined by the di…

Motion

Speed

Velocity

Acceleration

Is a change in position measured by distance and time.

Tells us the rate at which an object moves. Defined by the di…

Tells us the speed and direction of a moving object.

Tells us the rate speed or direction changes.

Motion

Is a change in position measured by distance and time.

Speed

Tells us the rate at which an object moves. Defined by the di…

Motion

Speed

Velocity

Acceleration

Is a change in position measured by distance and time.

Tells us the rate at which an object moves. Defined by the di…

Tells us the speed and direction of a moving object.

Tells us the rate speed or direction changes.

Motion

Is a change in position measured by distance and time.

Speed

Tells us the rate at which an object moves. Defined by the di…

Motion

Speed

Velocity

Acceleration

Is a change in position measured by distance and time.

Tells us the rate at which an object moves. Defined by the di…

Tells us the speed and direction of a moving object.

Tells us the rate speed or direction changes.

Motion

Is a change in position measured by distance and time.

Speed

Tells us the rate at which an object moves. Defined by the di…

Motion

Speed

Velocity

Acceleration

Is a change in position measured by distance and time.

Tells us the rate at which an object moves. Defined by the di…

Tells us the speed and direction of a moving object.

Tells us the rate speed or direction changes.

Motion

Is a change in position measured by distance and time.

Speed

Tells us the rate at which an object moves. Defined by the di…

Rest

Rest

Forward Deceleration

Forward Acceleration

Position time graph with object starting ahead of origin.... Not…

Position time graph with object starting behind origin.... Not c…

Position time graph with object starting at origin.... Moving fo…

Position time graph with object starting at origin.... Moving fo…

Rest

Position time graph with object starting ahead of origin.... Not…

Rest

Position time graph with object starting behind origin.... Not c…

x axis

y axis

at rest (distance/time graph)

constant speed (distance/time graph)

time is plotted on this axis

distance or velocity (speed) is plotted on this axis

distance does not change; straight horizontal line

distance increases constantly; straight diagonal line

x axis

time is plotted on this axis

y axis

distance or velocity (speed) is plotted on this axis

x axis

y axis

at rest (distance/time graph)

constant speed (distance/time graph)

time is plotted on this axis

distance is plotted on this axis

time increases, distance does not change, straight horizontal…

distance increases constantly with time

x axis

time is plotted on this axis

y axis

distance is plotted on this axis

x axis

y axis

at rest (distance/time graph)

constant speed (distance/time graph)

time is plotted on this axis

distance is plotted on this axis

time increases, distance does not change, straight horizontal…

time is increasing and distance increases constantly with time

x axis

time is plotted on this axis

y axis

distance is plotted on this axis

deceleration on velocity time

acceleration on velocity time

constant velocity on velocity time graph

moving toward the observer on distance…

What is the meaning of this graph?

What is the meaning of this graph?

What is the meaning of this graph?

What kind of motin does line E have?

deceleration on velocity time

What is the meaning of this graph?

acceleration on velocity time

What is the meaning of this graph?

x axis

y axis

at rest (distance/time graph)

constant speed (distance/time graph)

time is plotted on this axis

distance is plotted on this axis

time increases, distance does not change, straight horizontal…

time is increasing and distance increases constantly with time

x axis

time is plotted on this axis

y axis

distance is plotted on this axis

Velocity

Motion

Position

Using a reference point

A vector quantity describing speed and direction of a moving…

A change in position from a reference point

Defined in relation to some choice of a standard reference po…

Proves that motion has occurred (used for comparison)

Velocity

A vector quantity describing speed and direction of a moving…

Motion

A change in position from a reference point

deceleration on velocity time

acceleration on velocity time

constant velocity on velocity time graph

moving toward the observer on distance…

What is the meaning of this graph?

What is the meaning of this graph?

What is the meaning of this graph?

What kind of motin does line E have?

deceleration on velocity time

What is the meaning of this graph?

acceleration on velocity time

What is the meaning of this graph?

position

motion

displacement

speed

the location of an object relative to another object

when an object has changed position relative to a starting po…

a change in position measured by the distance and direction o…

distance traveled over time taken to travel that distance

position

the location of an object relative to another object

motion

when an object has changed position relative to a starting po…

motion

speed

velocity

acceleration

a change in position measured by distance and time

tells us the rate at which objects move/ the distance travele…

speed and direction of an object

tells us the rate speed or direction changes

motion

a change in position measured by distance and time

speed

tells us the rate at which objects move/ the distance travele…

displacement

distance traveled

slope

speed

overall change in position

the total distance connecting all the points on a path

a measure of the steepness of a line

the rate at which an object is changing its position

displacement

overall change in position

distance traveled

the total distance connecting all the points on a path

Motion

Reference point

Speed

Velocity

the action or process of moving or being moved

a basis or standard for evaluation, assessment, or comparison…

the rate at which an object is changing its positions

a vector quantity describing speed and directions of a moving…

Motion

the action or process of moving or being moved

Reference point

a basis or standard for evaluation, assessment, or comparison…