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Speed and movement
Speed, acceleration and graphs from Physics Classroom
The motion of objects in one-dimension is described using words, diagrams, numbers, graphs, and equations in this series of
Fix the Space Station game
Use jets of gas to control a cosmonaut in space. Beware! Things move differently in space where there is no gravity.
Launch ball game from the Science Museum
This is an absolutely fantastic site. Packed with brilliant puzzles and games to play and create for your friends. Highly recommended.
BBC Bitesize: Speed = Distance/Time
Use the equation to work out the answers
Stop that car!
Click the Start button then click Brake when the light turns red to see your thinking and braking distances.
Speeds of rides at Thorpe Park
Work out the speeds of some of the rides at Thorpe Park
Powerpoint quiz on distance time graphs
Load the power point and click the correct answers
Blockbuster quiz on Speeding Up
Click on the letters and answer the questions - try to make it across the board!
How are forces related to cars?
Bitesize: Balanced forces
Explore pages 5 and 6
Bitesize: Unbalanced forces
Revise unbalanced forces,
Bitesize: Frictional forces
Read all about frictional forces. Then try the activity and do the test!
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mean or average speed
balanced and unbalanced forces
speed time graph