Acceleration Required Practical (Part 1)

In this lesson we will look at the required practical of investigating the effect of varying the mass on the acceleration of an object of constant force.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.What is Newton's first law of motion?

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Q2.What is Newton's second law of motion?

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Q3.What is Newton's third law of motion?

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Q4.A car is travelling at a constant velocity of 20 m/s. The forwards force from the engine is 200 N. Select the correct answer below:

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Q5.A book is resting on a table. Using Newton's third law, identify the pair of forces acting

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Q6.Calculate the force exerted by a 2000 kg car that is accelerating at a rate of 2 m/s²

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.What is Newton's first law of motion?

1/6

Q2.What is Newton's second law of motion?

2/6

Q3.What is Newton's third law of motion?

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Q4.A car is travelling at a constant velocity of 20 m/s. The forwards force from the engine is 200 N. Select the correct answer below:

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Q5.A book is resting on a table. Using Newton's third law, identify the pair of forces acting

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Q6.Calculate the force exerted by a 2000 kg car that is accelerating at a rate of 2 m/s²

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Acceleration RPA 1

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Q1.What is the equation that links acceleration, force and mass?

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Q2.What is the unit for acceleration?

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Q3.What is the equation that links acceleration, change in velocity and time?

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Q4.Why should an air track be used (where possible) when completing the acceleration required practical?

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Q5.A students wants to investigate the effect of varying the mass of an object on the acceleration produced by a constant force. What is the independent variable?

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Q6.A students wants to investigate the effect of varying the mass of an object on the acceleration produced by a constant force. What is the dependent variable?

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Q7.What is the relationship between acceleration and mass of an object?

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Quiz:

Acceleration RPA 1

Complete the quiz to see how much you have remembered.

Q1.What is the equation that links acceleration, force and mass?

1/7

Q2.What is the unit for acceleration?

2/7

Q3.What is the equation that links acceleration, change in velocity and time?

3/7

Q4.Why should an air track be used (where possible) when completing the acceleration required practical?

4/7

Q5.A students wants to investigate the effect of varying the mass of an object on the acceleration produced by a constant force. What is the independent variable?

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Q6.A students wants to investigate the effect of varying the mass of an object on the acceleration produced by a constant force. What is the dependent variable?

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Q7.What is the relationship between acceleration and mass of an object?

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Lesson summary: Acceleration Required Practical (Part 1)

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