Speed

In this lesson we will learn the definition and equation of speed.

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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 the equation that links extension, force and spring constant?

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Q2.What store of energy is increased when an elastic object is stretched or compressed?

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Q3.Whose law refers to the relationship between force and extension of an elastic object?

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Q4.What does elastically deform mean?

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Q5.What name is given to the point where a spring no longer returns to its original shape when stretched?

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Q6.What does Hooke's law state?

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Q7.Calculate the force required to extend a spring by 0.4m when the spring has a spring constant of 5 N/m.

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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 the equation that links extension, force and spring constant?

1/7

Q2.What store of energy is increased when an elastic object is stretched or compressed?

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Q3.Whose law refers to the relationship between force and extension of an elastic object?

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Q4.What does elastically deform mean?

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Q5.What name is given to the point where a spring no longer returns to its original shape when stretched?

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Q6.What does Hooke's law state?

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Q7.Calculate the force required to extend a spring by 0.4m when the spring has a spring constant of 5 N/m.

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Quiz:

Speed

Complete the quiz to see how much you have remembered from the speed lesson.

Q1.What is speed defined as?

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Q2.What is the average speed of sound in air?

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Q3.What is the average speed of a person running?

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Q4.What is the average speed of a person walking?

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Q5.What is the average speed of light in a vacuum?

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Q6.What is the average speed of cycling?

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Q7.What is the equation that links distance, speed and time?

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Q8.A man travels 50 m in 25 seconds. What is his speed?

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Q9.A car travels 1.2 km in 50 seconds. What is its speed?

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Q10.A boy is riding a bike at a speed of 6 m/s. He cycles for 5 minutes. How far has he travelled?

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Q11.A woman runs a 5 km race. Her average speed is 3 m/s. What time did she complete the race in? Give your answer to 2 significant figures

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Speed

Complete the quiz to see how much you have remembered from the speed lesson.

Q1.What is speed defined as?

1/11

Q2.What is the average speed of sound in air?

2/11

Q3.What is the average speed of a person running?

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Q4.What is the average speed of a person walking?

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Q5.What is the average speed of light in a vacuum?

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Q6.What is the average speed of cycling?

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Q7.What is the equation that links distance, speed and time?

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Q8.A man travels 50 m in 25 seconds. What is his speed?

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Q9.A car travels 1.2 km in 50 seconds. What is its speed?

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Q10.A boy is riding a bike at a speed of 6 m/s. He cycles for 5 minutes. How far has he travelled?

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Q11.A woman runs a 5 km race. Her average speed is 3 m/s. What time did she complete the race in? Give your answer to 2 significant figures

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Lesson summary: Speed

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