Force and Motion

Chapter 1, Section 1 Objectives:

Students will be able to....

  • Describe the motion of an object by the position of the object in relation to a reference point.
  • Identify the two factors that determine speed.
  • Explain the difference between speed and velocity.
  • Analyze the relationship between velocity and acceleration.
  • Demonstrate that changes in motion can be measured and represented on a graph.

Chapter 1, Section 2 Objectives:

Students will be able to....

  • Describe forces, and explain how forces act on objects.
  • Determine the net force when more than one force is acting on an object.
  • Compare balanced and unbalanced forces.
  • Describe ways that unbalanced forces cause changes in motion.