Motion graphs

These diagnostic questions and response activities (contained in the zip file) support students in being able to:

  • Read values of distance or time off the axes of a distance-time graph for a plotted point
  • Describe the changes to an object represented by a move from one point on a distance-time graph to another           
  • Describe motion of an object represented by straight lines on a distance-time graph
  • Explain how a distance-time graph shows the changing position of an object         
  • Explain how a distance-time graph shows the changing speed of an object

The resources include details of common misconceptions and a summary of the research upon which the resources are based.

Download the zip file for all the questions and activities.

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