Understanding Graphs of Motion: Giving Qualitative Descriptions

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This graph represents an object that is

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1. This graph represents an object that is

2. This graph represents an object that is

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Understanding motion isn't all about using formulas and math--you can also understand motion visually using graphs. This quiz/worksheet combo will check your ability to determine information about motion using graphs.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • Figuring out what a graph that shows position and time can tell you
  • Knowing what velocity and time graphs demonstrate
  • What a position and time graph can tell you
  • Determining what a velocity and time graph shows
  • Comparing two graphs to figure out which represent the same thing

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow for the testing of these skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the graphs of motion lesson
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve graphs of motion practice problems
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about graphs of motion

Additional Learning

Get more information on motion graphs by checking out the lesson called Understanding Graphs of Motion: Giving Qualitative Descriptions. This goes over these learning goals:

  • Demonstrate how qualitative graphing works
  • Compare different types of graphs
  • Identifying what different graph shapes say about an object's motion
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