Exploring Acceleration (Part 1)

Unit 7: Movement of Objects in Space & Time
Lesson 4 of 12

Objective: SWBAT explain that acceleration means to speed up, slow down, or change direction, and analyze complex motions by finding their component building blocks.

Big Idea: Students explore acceleration using an accelerometer and cart to make meaning.

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