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Animation of the ball with a g...

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An animation of a ball bouncing up and down, with a clock and graphs of the ball's height and velocity versus time.
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Average Velocity

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Analyze graphs of the position, velocity, and acceleration of a ball dropped from the Leaning Tower of Pisa.
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Coulomb's Law

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Explore the interactions of two particles based on the direction and magnitude of their charges, and on their initial positions.
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Derivative Module

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A series of worksheets and exercises to teach students about graphs, distance, velocity, and acceleration.
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Derivatives of Sine and Cosine

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An animation showing a point rotating around a circle, and the velocity of that point.
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Derived Function

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How do average velocity and acceleration compare with the graph of a function?
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Funderstanding Roller Coaster

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This physicsexploration applet allows the user to experiment with different roller coaster track designs, then test. Friction and mass are modeled. Includes hot links to explanations of various phys...
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Introduction to the Issues

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RealMedia movies of worked problems on average velocity and acceleration.
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Modeling Rates of Change: Intr...

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A quiz (with answers) on average velocity and acceleration.
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Motion in the Plane

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A Java applet that explores the derivatives of a point moving in two dimensions, with questions and examples to try using the applet. Includes a rescalable presentation version with large fonts.
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Motion on a Line

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A Java applet that explores the derivatives of a point moving in one dimension, with questions to answer using the applet. Includes a rescalable presentation version with large fonts.
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Parachute Drag

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Explore the effects of mass, displacement, and drag on the functioning of a parachute in this simulation.
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Parametric Curves in 3D and Mo...

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This applet is both a 3D parametric curve grapher and an applet that illustrates the velocity and the acceleration vectors in 3D. The user enters parametic formulas for the x, y, and z coordinates in ...
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Principles of Calculus Modelin...

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Exercises on average velocity and acceleration (PDF).
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Principles of Calculus Modelin...

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Exercises on position, velocity, and acceleration (PDF).
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Projectile Motion Model

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Figure angles and velocities of thrown objects in this simulation. Questions walk students through their explorations of throwing a football or reconstructing a car accident.
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Relationship Between Velocity ...

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Students can explore the relationship between velocity and displacement and can see how their graphs are related. Also answer the questions provided to help understand the relationship better.
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Tailgating Model

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Explore how reaction time and following distance affect stopping times for two cars in this simulation. Questions prompt students to understand the graphs of results.
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The MovingMan Project

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Move a stick figure of a man back and forth, and see the resulting graphs of his position, velocity, and acceleration versus time.
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Universal Gravitation Model

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Explore how the mass of and distance between two objects affects the force between them in this simulation of Newton's Law of Universal Gravitation. Questions prompt students to examine these interact...
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Using ComputerBased Laborator...

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A research paper about the success of lessons using motion sensors and Java applets in teaching about graphs, distance, velocity, and acceleration.
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Velocity and Acceleration

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RealMedia movies of worked problems on velocity and acceleration.
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Velocity and Acceleration

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Investigate the position and velocity of a pickup truck traveling back and forth on a road.
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Velocity and Acceleration: Qui...

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Quiz (with answers) on position, velocity, and acceleration.
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