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7 On The Move (Motion)

The trick to this unit is simply to do lots of calculations over and over again. Test out what you think, try out the animations and you will be able to do the exam questions. The nuts and bolts are important for every calculation. Try to set up each problem with a diagram and then apply one of the UAM equations. If the problem is setup correctly you cannot go wrong. Don’t try and wing it!

I have now worked out every problem in the test book for this unit and answers are shown below so if you need help then here is a place to start.


7.1 Speed and Velocity

7_1_Problems_svt (Problems sheet)

7_1_Problems_Thrust_SSC_vt (Problems sheet)

7.2 Acceleration

 7_2_Practical_Acceleration (worksheet + instructions)

incline plane prac example (PDF Example Practical)

Results Trolley Down Ramp (XLS)

7.3 Motion along a straight line at constant acceleration

7_3_Problems (Problems sheet)

73_HSW_Equations_of_motion (Problems sheet HSW)

7.4 Free fall




7_4_Gravity Worksheet (Problem Sheet)

7.5 Motion graphs

 7_5_ball_handout (Reading)

7_5_Exam_questions (Problem Sheet)

7_5_vta_graphs (Data logging analysis for angles of drop)

7_5_Practice Questions (More Quick Questions)

7.6 More calculations on mot ion along a straight line

7_6_Motion and Forces Exam (Exam Exercise with Example Answers)

7.7/7.8 Projectile Motion 1

77_Extension_Projectiles (HSW Activity)

7_8_Practical Sheet (Projectiles Problem sheet in 2D)


Projectile Motion SUVAT Proof

This is a really good practical and I took some data which you can use to prove the SUVAT equations work out the same time (within experimental error)

You can ...
also find "g" if you wish!

It is really simple, and they are fairly good at matching up. You can do it yourself if you have a light gate, but if not, just my data!

S𝑦 = 0.926 𝑚
S𝑥 = 0.713 𝑚
V𝑥 = 1.64𝑚/𝑠

t = 0.42s
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