# Measuring the Speed of an Object: Physics Lab

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### What is speed?

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### 2. Which of the following is a consideration that might improve the accuracy of an experiment measuring speed?

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Factoring the speed of an object does not always require highly complex electronic measurement devices! Review this quiz and worksheet combination to see what you know about a lab that measures an object's speed using very simple tools. The quiz asks about measurements and experimentation results.

## Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Take the quiz to assess your knowledge of:

• Tactics to improve accuracy during experimentation
• The definition of speed
• Speed calculation of a falling object

## Skills Practiced

Evaluate how effectively you use these skills during completion of the quiz/worksheet:

• Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information about a lab that measures an object's speed from the related lesson
• Making connections - use your understanding of the properties of an object as it falls to accurately calculate the speed
• Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve for the speed of car that covers a distance of 7 meters in 4.2 seconds
• Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about how to record accurate measurements during experimentation