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Introduction to Acceleration with Prius Brake Slamming Example Problem

This is an introduction to the concept of acceleration. There is also an example problem showing applying the brakes while driving a car in order to avoid hitting a basketball. Also included are…

From  Jon Thomas-Palmer on September 24th, 2019 0 likes 474 plays

A Basic Acceleration Example Problem and Understanding Acceleration Direction

This video starts with a simple acceleration problem and then addresses a commonly held misconception that a negative acceleration always means you are slowing down. I do this by way of examples. …

From  Jon Thomas-Palmer on September 24th, 2019 0 likes 252 plays

Walking Position, Velocity and Acceleration as a Function of Time Graphs

This lesson builds on what we learned about position as a function of time graphs. We start with velocity as a function of time graphs, determine what the motion would look like and then draw…

From  Jon Thomas-Palmer on September 24th, 2019 0 likes 146 plays

Introduction to Uniformly Accelerated Motion with Examples of Objects in UAM

This is an introductory lesson about Uniformly Accelerated Motion or UAM. I show examples of 5 different objects experiencing UAM, some are even in slow motion. We also learn my simple way of…

From  Jon Thomas-Palmer on September 24th, 2019 0 likes 138 plays

Introductory Uniformly Accelerated Motion Problem – A Braking Bicycle

This video continues what we learned about UAM in our previous lesson. We work through a introductory problem involving a bicycle on which we have applied the brakes. Content Times: 0:28 Reading the…

From  Jon Thomas-Palmer on September 24th, 2019 0 likes 40 plays

Toy Car UAM Problem with Two Difference Accelerations

In this lesson we continue to use what we have learned about solving Uniformly Accelerated Motion (UAM) problems. This problem is more complicated because it involves two, interconnected parts.…

From  Jon Thomas-Palmer on September 24th, 2019 0 likes 43 plays

Understanding Uniformly Accelerated Motion

Students sometimes have a difficult time understanding what acceleration in meters per second squared really means. Therefore, I present acceleration as meters per second every second instead. This…

From  Jon Thomas-Palmer on September 24th, 2019 0 likes 40 plays

The Humility Soapbox – Uniformly vs. Uniformally

This is much more personal than my average video. I talk about my spelling inadequacies. (yes, i just spelled inadiquacies incorrectly, spell check fixed it, arg.) I use it as a tool to talk about…

From  Jon Thomas-Palmer on September 24th, 2019 0 likes 18 plays

Understanding Instantaneous and Average Velocity using a Graph

Students often get confused by the difference between Instantaneous and Average. In this video we use a graph to compare and understand the two different concepts. Content Times: 0:28 Defining…

From  Jon Thomas-Palmer on September 24th, 2019 0 likes 17 plays

Graphical Uniformly Accelerated Motion (UAM) Example Problem

Again with the graphs? Yes. Absolutely Yes. Graphs are such an important part of any science, especially physics. The more you work with graphs, the more you will understand them. Here we…

From  Jon Thomas-Palmer on September 24th, 2019 0 likes 19 plays

Experimentally Graphing Uniformly Accelerated Motion

We experimentally determine the position, velocity and acceleration as a function of time for a street hockey puck that is sliding and slowing down. Is it uniformly accelerated motion? Content…

From  Jon Thomas-Palmer on September 24th, 2019 0 likes 10 plays

Reviewing One Dimensional Motion with the Table of Friends

We get to start our Table of Friends today. Dimensions are your friends and there are so many dimensions to keep track of, so we create our Table of Friends to help us keep track of them. …

From  Jon Thomas-Palmer on September 24th, 2019 0 likes 5 plays

Harnessing the Power of Spreadsheets in Physics

Basic demonstration of how to use spreadsheets in an introductory physics class. Topics listed below. https://www.flippingphysics.com/spreadsheets.html This is an AP Physics 1 topic. Content…

From  Jon Thomas-Palmer on September 24th, 2019 0 likes 16 plays

Introduction to Displacement and the Difference between Displacement and Distance

An introduction to Displacement including many different descriptions of displacement. This video also describes the differences between displacement and distance. There are also three different…

From  Jon Thomas-Palmer on September 13th, 2019 0 likes 29 plays

Introduction to Velocity and Speed and the differences between the two.

This video introduces the definition of Velocity. It also walks through a simple, introductory average velocity example problem. At the end it defines speed and discusses the difference between…

From  Jon Thomas-Palmer on September 13th, 2019 0 likes 57 plays

Average Velocity Example Problem with Three Velocities

This example problem works through finding the average velocity when we have multiple parts to the givens. It involves splitting the given information into separate parts, finding the total…

From  Jon Thomas-Palmer on September 13th, 2019 0 likes 21 plays