Finding the Slope of a Position vs Time Graph

Unit 2: Lessons from Galileo
Lesson 8 of 11

Objective: Students will determine the relationship between the slope of a position vs time graph and the average speed and velocity of an object.

Big Idea: The slope of a position vs time graph is a way to calculate the velocity of an object.

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Science, Physical Science, velocity (Physics), Motion, speed (Motion), physics, position, graph, time, velocity, linear motion
  85 minutes
graph with slope
 
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