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2C - Acceleration

  • Acceleration 
  • Deceleration 
  • Acceleration caused by change of direction
Review / Summary 
    Use complete sentences unless otherwise directed.
  • Acceleration is related to speed in a very important way.  Explain that relationship.
  • Imagine that you are driving in a car.  Draw a picture for each of the three ways that you can "accelerate" and explain how they demonstrate the different ways to accelerate, while driving a car.
  • What is value for the acceleration due to gravity?  What does that mean for all objects that fall down on Earth?

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