Motion In Our World
Motion related technology is constantly changing and has advanced significantly over the years through the contributions of many.
Lesson 1: Explore Canadian Innovations Related to
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the questions. Answer the questions in your own words. Do not plagiarize.
1. Where did the idea for the Jolly Jumper come from?
2. Wheel chairs were not always accessible to the public; initially they were only used for what purpose?
3. What is the advantage of using an electric motor to change the pitch of airplane propellers?
4. What parts of the body are covered by a g-suit and why?
5. What were the two main problems with the rail snow plow? How were these concerns overcome?
6. Read over the history of the bicycle.
a) Identify how society influenced the direction and development of the bicycle.
b) How did the economy affect the development of the bicycle?
c) How has speed and safety changed over the years as the bicycle has developed?
Lesson 2: Flag Drop – Recording Linear Motion
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Lesson 3: Aeronautics – Calculating Average Speed
Lesson 4: Aerial Surveillance – Calculating Average Speed
Lesson 5: Significant Figures – Identification, Multiplication, & Division
Lesson 6: Introduction to Acceleration
Lesson 7: Vectors – Combining and Identifying
Lesson 8: Shuttle Run – Displacement, Distance, Average Speed, & Velocity
Lesson 9: Graphical Analysis – Distance vs. Time Graphs
Lesson 10: Graphical Analysis – Velocity vs. Time Graphs
Lesson 11: Exploring Different Graphs Drawn Over the Same Time Period