• Kinematics in One Dimension

Learning Targets:

1. Differentiate between scalars and vectors
2. Differentiate between distance and displacement
3. Calculate displacement and distance in one and two dimensions
4. Differentiate between speed and velocity
5. Calculate the average speed and velocity of an object
6. Differentiate between average velocity and instantaneous velocity
7. Determine instantaneous and average velocities from a position vs. time graph
8. Calculate the average acceleration of an object
9. Differentiate between average acceleration and instantaneous acceleration
10. Determine instantaneous and average accelerations from a velocity vs. time graph
11. Describe an objects motion using a motion diagram
12. Determine the quantitative characteristics of an object moving with a constant acceleration using the kinematic equations
13. Determine an object’s displacement and acceleration using a velocity vs. time graph
14. Apply the kinematic equations for objects falling with a constant acceleration near the Earth’s surface
15. Solve kinematic equations for two distinct phases of acceleration

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