Stopping distance

In this lesson, we will learn about stopping distance. We will look into thinking distance, braking distance and how these are linked to stopping distance.

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!

Question 7

Q1.What is the unit for acceleration?

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Q2.What is the equation that links acceleration, force and mass?

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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 force on the acceleration of an object of constant mass. What is the independent variable?

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

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Q7.What is the relationship between acceleration and force applied to an object?

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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!

Question 7

Q1.What is the unit for acceleration?

1/7

Q2.What is the equation that links acceleration, force and mass?

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?

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

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

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Q7.What is the relationship between acceleration and force applied to an object?

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Quiz:

Stopping Distance

Complete the quiz to see how much you have remembered.

Question 6

Q1.Stopping distance = ...

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Q2.Thinking distance is...

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Q3.Braking distance is...

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Q4.Select any factors that affect thinking distance:

Select five (5) boxes

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Q5.Select any factors that affect braking distance:

Select five (5) boxes

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Q6.What are the dangers of a rapid deceleration?

Select two (2) boxes

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Quiz:

Stopping Distance

Complete the quiz to see how much you have remembered.

Question 6

Q1.Stopping distance = ...

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Q2.Thinking distance is...

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Q3.Braking distance is...

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Q4.Select any factors that affect thinking distance:

Select five (5) boxes

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Q5.Select any factors that affect braking distance:

Select five (5) boxes

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Q6.What are the dangers of a rapid deceleration?

Select two (2) boxes

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Lesson summary: Stopping distance

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