# Ch 3: Kinematics in Physics Lesson Plans

The Kinematics in Physics chapter of this course is designed to help you plan and teach the students in your classroom about kinematics and the motion of objects. The video lessons, quizzes and transcripts can easily be adapted to provide your lesson plans with engaging and dynamic educational content. Make planning your course easier by using our syllabus as a guide.

## Weekly Syllabus

Below is a sample breakdown of the Kinematics in Physics chapter into a 5-day school week. Based on the pace of your course, you may need to adapt the lesson plan to fit your needs.

Day Topics Key Terms and Concepts Covered
Monday What is Kinematics? - Studying the Motion of Objects;
Scalars and Vectors: Definition and Difference;
What is Position in Physics? - Definition and Examples;
Distance and Displacement in Physics: Definition and Examples;
Speed and Velocity: Difference and Examples
An exploration of kinematics and motion;
Discover how to locate an object's position;
Calculating distance and displacement measurements;
Distinguish between the two
Tuesday Acceleration: Definition, Equation and Examples;
Uniformly-Accelerated Motion and the Big Five Kinematics Equations;
Representing Kinematics with Graphs;
Ticker Tape Diagrams: Analyzing Motion and Acceleration;
What are Vector Diagrams? - Definition and Uses
Calculate acceleration and solve equations;
Solve velocity, acceleration and displacement problems;
Graph kinematics problems;
Learn to work with these diagrams;
Discover uses for vector diagrams
Wednesday Using Position vs. Time Graphs to Describe Motion;
Determining Slope for Position vs. Time Graphs;
Using Velocity vs. Time Graphs to Describe Motion;
Determining Acceleration Using the Slope of a Velocity vs. Time Graph;
Velocity vs Time: Determining Displacement of an Object
Discuss this method;
Examine this technique;
Explore the shape of this kind of graph;
Calculate an object's rate of acceleration;
Complete sample displacement problems
Thursday Understanding Graphs of Motion: Giving Qualitative Descriptions;
Free Fall Physics Practice Problems;
Graphing Free Fall Motion: Showing Acceleration;
The Acceleration of Gravity: Definition and Formula
The different shapes of graphs;
Perform kinematic equations;
A look at acceleration caused by gravity;
Solve formulas of acceleration
Friday Projectile Motion: Definition and Examples;
Projectile Motion Practice Problems;
Kinematic Equations List: Calculating Motion
Explore initial velocity and projectile motion;
Learn to solve projectile motion equations;
Solve equations of motion

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