Terminal velocity

In this lesson we will look at the definition and conditions needed for terminal velocity. We will look at terminal velocity in different contexts.

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Q1.What is the definition of velocity?

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Q2.Velocity and displacement are examples of...

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Q3.How would I work out the acceleration between any two points on this graph?

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Q4.How would I work out the velocity at any given point on this graph?

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Q5.What does section b-c show?

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Q6.What is the acceleration in section a-b?

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Q7.What is the acceleration in section c-d?

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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!

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Q1.What is the definition of velocity?

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Q2.Velocity and displacement are examples of...

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Q3.How would I work out the acceleration between any two points on this graph?

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Q4.How would I work out the velocity at any given point on this graph?

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Q5.What does section b-c show?

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Q6.What is the acceleration in section a-b?

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Q7.What is the acceleration in section c-d?

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Terminal Velocity

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Q1.What do we call the maximum velocity that a freely falling object will eventually reach.

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Q2.What is the acceleration near the Earth’s surface of any object falling freely under gravity?

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Q3.When a skydiver first jumps out of a plane, what magnitudes will the forces acting on them be?

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Q4.When the force of weight on a skydiver is larger than the air resistance force, the skydiver will....

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Q5.A parachute will slow a skydiver down because...

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Q6.When a skydiver reaches terminal velocity, what will be the magnitudes of the forces acting on them?

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Q7.PHYSICS ONLY - What motion is labelled on the graph shown?

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Q8.PHYSICS ONLY - What motion is labelled on the graph shown?

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Quiz:

Terminal Velocity

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

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Q1.What do we call the maximum velocity that a freely falling object will eventually reach.

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Q2.What is the acceleration near the Earth’s surface of any object falling freely under gravity?

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Q3.When a skydiver first jumps out of a plane, what magnitudes will the forces acting on them be?

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Q4.When the force of weight on a skydiver is larger than the air resistance force, the skydiver will....

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Q5.A parachute will slow a skydiver down because...

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Q6.When a skydiver reaches terminal velocity, what will be the magnitudes of the forces acting on them?

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Q7.PHYSICS ONLY - What motion is labelled on the graph shown?

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Q8.PHYSICS ONLY - What motion is labelled on the graph shown?

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Lesson summary: Terminal velocity

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