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Station 2
Station 1 The distance-time graphs represent the motion of a
car. Match the descriptions with the graphs. Explain
Calculate acceleration for the following: your answers.
1. A car increases it’s velocity from 0 m/s to 14 m/s 1. The car is stopped.
in 2 seconds.
2. The car is traveling at
2. A bicycle rider increases his speed from 5 m/s to
15 m/s in 10 seconds. a constant speed.
3. A racing car’s velocity is increased from 44 m/s 3. The speed of the car is
to 66m/s in 11 seconds. decreasing.
4. The car is coming back.

Station 3
Station 4
1. How long will it take a car traveling at a constant
speed of 45m/s to cover a distance of 2,500m? 1. A car travels at a constant speed of 20m/s and
2. How far will a swimmer travel in 0.05 hour if her yet it does not have a constant velocity.
speed is 2.5km/hr? Explain how this could be.
3. A plane starting from rest is accelerated to its 2. A ball rolling down a hill for 9 seconds
takeoff velocity of 75 m/s during a 5 second accelerates from 3 m/s to 34.5 m/s.
4. James rode his bike 0.65 hours and traveled 8.45 3. What are the three types of motion that
km. What was his speed? qualify as acceleration?

Station 5
Station 6
The speed-time graphs represent the motion of a car.
Match the descriptions with the graphs. Explain your 1. What is the speed of a jet plane that travels 528
answers. meters in 4 seconds?
1. The car is stopped. 2. How long will your trip take (in hours) if you travel
2. The car is traveling at a 350 km at an average speed of 80 km/hr?
constant speed. 3. A trip to Cape Canaveral, Florida takes 10 hours. The
distance is 816 km. Calculate the average speed.
3. The car is accelerating.
4. How many seconds will it take for a satellite to travel
4. The car is slowing down. 450 km at a rate of 120 m/s?


Station 7
Stations 8
The graph shows how three runners ran a 100-meter
race. 1. What is the acceleration due to gravity?
1. Which runner won the race? Explain. 2. How much will the speed of a free falling object
2. Which runner stopped for a rest? Explain. increase after 11.3 seconds?
3. Currently a meteor is falling toward earth at a speed
3. How long was the stop? Explain. of 30 m/s. What will its speed be after 1 minute?
4. How long did Bob take to (Hint: convert to seconds)
complete the race? Explain. 4. What will be the speed of a skydiver 30 seconds
after she jumps from the plane?