# Graphing the Motion of Objects: Physics Lab

Instructions:

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### Which of the following types of graphs does NOT describe the motion of an object?

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### 2. What does a diagonal line on a position-time graph represent?

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This quiz and worksheet will increase your understanding of motion graphs. The quiz will also assess your comprehension of concepts like data collection and lines on a graph.

## Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to:

• Identify graphs that describe the motion of an object
• Determine pieces of equipment that could be used to collect data about the motion of an object
• Understand what a diagonal line represents on a position-time graph
• Recognize what a flat line above zero on a velocity-time graph represents
• Determine how to calculate the velocity of an object from a position-time graph

## Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

• Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about the motion of an object in a different light
• Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding a diagonal line on a position-time graph and interpret it correctly
• Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how to calculate the velocity of an object from a position-time graph