Theme2: Mechanics Cont.
Ch4: SubTopics

Session Objectives

Laboratory Exercises

41.Properties of Vectors 42.Components of Vectors 
Determine – graphically the sum of the magnitude of two or more vectors Solve – problems or relative velocity Establish – a coordinate system in problems involving vector quantities Determine – algebraically the sum of two or more vectors by addition the components of the vectors 
Pocket Lab – The Paper River Pocket Lab – The Lady Bug Pendulum and Energy Description (PV) Roller Coasters (PV) 
Ch5: SubTopics  Session Objectives  Laboratory 
51.Graphing Motion in One Dimension 52.Graphing Velocity in One Dimension 53.Acceleration 54.Free Fall

Interpret – graphs of position vs. time for a moving object to determine the velocity of the object Describe – in words the information presented in graphs and draw graphs from the descriptions of motions Write – equations that describe the position of an object moving at constant velocity Interpret – a vt graph to find the time at which an object has a specific velocity Calculate – the displacement of an object from the area under a vt curve Determine – from the curves on a velocity time graph both the constant an instantaneous acceleration Determine – the sign (+ or ) acceleration using a vt graph and motion diagram Calculate – the velocity and the displacement of an object undergoing constant acceleration Recognize – the meaning of acceleration due to gravity Use – motion equations to solve problems involving free falling objects 
Pocket Lab Pocket Lab: Uniform or Not Pocket Lab: A Ball Race Pocket Lab: Bowling Ball Displacement Pocket Lab: Direction of Acceleration 
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