Driving question : How do I have to walk to match a motion graph?

In this activity students walk in front of the motion detector to match the given distance vs. time graph

Topic: Motion in one direction,
Concepts: Motion Graphs, Position,
Grade level: High School (14-18 years), Middle School (11-14 years),
Activity type: Data logging,
Sensors: Motion detector,
Interface requirements: Input for Motion Detector,

The Student Worksheet gives investigation instructions for students.

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The Teacher Notes includes teacher commentaries such as didactical approach, exemplary questions, assignments and data analysis.

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The Science Background describes the scientific principles that underlie the activity.

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Coach Activity/Result file can be opened in the Coach 7 Program. This requires Coach 7 to be installed on your computer.

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