Ch 10: Physical Science - Understanding Motion: Tutoring Solution

About This Chapter

The Understanding Motion chapter of this High School Physical Science Tutoring Solution is a flexible and affordable path to learning about topics related to motion. These simple and fun video lessons are each about five minutes long and they teach all of the essential motion concepts required in a typical high school physical science course.

How it works:

  • Begin your assignment or other high school physical science work.
  • Identify the motion concepts that you're stuck on.
  • Find fun videos on the topics you need to understand.
  • Press play, watch and learn!
  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
  • As needed, submit a question to one of our instructors for personalized support.

Who's it for?

This chapter of our high school physical science tutoring solution will benefit any student who is trying to learn about motion and earn better grades. This resource can help students including those who:

  • Struggle with understanding speed and velocity, acceleration, projectile motion or any other motion topic
  • Have limited time for studying
  • Want a cost effective way to supplement their science learning
  • Prefer learning science visually
  • Find themselves failing or close to failing their motion unit
  • Cope with ADD or ADHD
  • Want to get ahead in high school physical science
  • Don't have access to their science teacher outside of class

Why it works:

  • Engaging Tutors: We make learning about motion simple and fun.
  • Cost Efficient: For less than 20% of the cost of a private tutor, you'll have unlimited access 24/7.
  • Consistent High Quality: Unlike a live physical science tutor, these video lessons are thoroughly reviewed.
  • Convenient: Imagine a tutor as portable as your laptop, tablet or smartphone. Learn about motion on the go!
  • Learn at Your Pace: You can pause and rewatch lessons as often as you'd like, until you master the material.

Learning Objectives

  • Define motion and learn about motion equations
  • Explain the concepts of velocity and speed
  • Define acceleration and calculate an average rate of acceleration
  • Explain the implications of forces on objects that result in movement
  • Describe uniform circular motion and projectile motion
  • Complete projectile motion practice problems

8 Lessons in Chapter 10: Physical Science - Understanding Motion: Tutoring Solution
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What Is Motion? - Definition & Equations

1. What Is Motion? - Definition & Equations

After watching this video, you will be able to explain what motion is and use basic equations of motion to solve problems. A short quiz will follow to test your knowledge.

Speed and Velocity: Concepts and Formulas

2. Speed and Velocity: Concepts and Formulas

Did you know that an object's speed and velocity may not be the same? This lesson describes the concepts of speed and velocity relating to objects in motion. We'll look at a specific example to help learn how to calculate both speed and velocity.

Acceleration: Definition, Formula & Examples

3. Acceleration: Definition, Formula & Examples

This lesson describes the difference between speed, velocity and acceleration. Examples are used to help you understand the concept of acceleration and learn to calculate acceleration with a mathematical formula.

Implications of Mechanics on Objects

4. Implications of Mechanics on Objects

Forces act on objects causing them to move. Mechanics is the field of science designated to the study of moving objects. This lesson describes how forces act on objects resulting in motion. Examples are used to describe how forces interact resulting in both simple and complex movement.

Uniform Circular Motion: Definition & Mathematics

5. Uniform Circular Motion: Definition & Mathematics

After watching this lesson, you will be able to explain what uniform circular motion is, in terms of both acceleration and forces. You will also be able to use equations for centripetal force and acceleration to solve problems. A short quiz will follow.

Projectile Motion Practice Problems

6. Projectile Motion Practice Problems

After watching this video lesson, you will know how to use the sets of equations that are used to solve projectile motion problems. Learn how to manipulate them to find the answer you need.

Projectile Motion: Definition and Examples

7. Projectile Motion: Definition and Examples

A projectile is any object that is given an initial velocity and then follows a path determined entirely by gravity. In this lesson, we will introduce projectile motion and touch on a few key facts to keep in mind when working through these problems.

Instantaneous Velocity: Definition & Formula

8. Instantaneous Velocity: Definition & Formula

When driving, never take your eyes off the road! That said, it's necessary to occasionally glance at the speedometer. When you do, you are reading your instantaneous velocity. This lesson explores the science behind instantaneous velocity.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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