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Student Edition: Unit A Opener - This Electronic Student Book file is provided in pdf format.


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Discovering Physics - Motocross is an exciting sport where motorcycles race around an off road circuit. The riders experience thrilling motion such as flying through the air and negotiating sharp turns. Speed, acceleration, and braking are some factors that challenge a rider's ability. How can knowledge of motion help riders complete the circuit?


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Student Edition: Chapter 1 Opener - This Electronic Student Book file is provided in pdf format.


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Chapter Opener: Hypermiling - Concerns about the environment and rising fuel prices have led drivers to become increasingly aware of the consequences of their driving habits.


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Student Edition: Section 1.1 - This Electronic Student Book file is provided in pdf format.


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PowerPoint and SMART Notebook Lesson Supplements: Chapter 1 - Lesson supplements with regard to Chapter 1 - Constant velocity represents uniform motion.


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Explore More - Mass and weight measure different quantities, but why is one scalar and one vector?


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Take It Further - Understanding how biological systems move is a branch of physics known as biomechanics. For automobile manufacturers, understanding how the human body moves during a car accident is very important. Today, crash test dummies are used to study, collect, and analyze data on how the human body moves during a vehicular collision.


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Activity A1: Skill Builder - Using a Motion Sensor


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Activity A2: Quick Lab - Match a Graph


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Section 1.1 Quiz - Need more practice? Try this online quiz.


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Section 1.1 Image Bank - Select illustrations from section 1.1 available in these files.


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Student Edition: Section 1.2 - This Electronic Student Book file is provided in pdf format.


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PowerPoint and SMART Notebook Lesson Supplements: Chapter 1 - Lesson supplements with regard to Chapter 1 - Constant velocity represents uniform motion.


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Explore More: Digital Lesson - The straight line on a position-time graph slopes up 8 m for every 1 s along the time axis. What is the velocity of the object? What type of motion is the object experiencing?


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Take It Further - In November 2004, at an altitude of 33 000 m, the X-43A recorded a speed of Mach 9. Research the term "Mach" as used to describe the speed of an object. How did this term originate? What is the difference between Mach and hypersonic?


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Activity A3: Quick Lab - Instantaneous Velocity


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Activity A3: Key Lab Video - Instantaneous Velocity


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Section 1.2 Quiz - Need more practice? Try this online quiz.


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Student Edition: Chapter 1 Review - This Electronic Student Book file is provided in pdf format.


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Chapter 1 Quiz - Need more practice? Try this online quiz.


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