Overview of Graphs of Free Fall Motion


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What is free fall motion?

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1. At what rate do objects accelerate toward Earth?

2. What does the slope of a velocity-time graph tell you?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This worksheet/quiz combination will assess how much you know about graphs that depict free fall motion. You'll find questions on key subjects such as an explanation of free fall motion and the rate of speed for objects that fall to Earth.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Consider these topics before taking the quiz:

  • Slope of a velocity time-graph
  • Displacement time-graph for a ball thrown up in the air and then caught
  • Velocity time-graph for a ball that's dropped and falls straight down

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - make sure you can accurately define free fall motion
  • Problem solving - use your knowledge to solve free fall motion practice problems
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the rate of speech at which objects fall to Earth
  • Making connections - use your understanding of a velocity time-graph and its connection to free fall motion

Additional Learning

Get some more information about free fall with the lesson entitled Overview of Graphs of Free Fall Motion. You'll be covering the following topics as you go along:

  • Definitions of key terms associated with free fall motion
  • Two main sets of free fall motion graphs
  • Examples of these graphs and their measurements