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Simpsons Controls and Variables
1. Smithers thinks that a special juice will
4. Control Group:
increase the productivity of workers. He
creates 2 groups of 50 workers each, and
assigns each group the same task (to staple
a set of
Distance, Displacement, and Velocity Practice Problems
1. An object moves from the position +16m to the position +47m in 12 s.
a) Drawanumberlineandlabelwheretheobjectism oving.
b) Whatisitsdisplace m ent x) _
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Directions: Write a hypothesis and identify the independent and dependent variable for each.
Hypothesis (If. then )
Independent variable what is being tested or manipulated
Dependent variable the resul
Homework #1 Solving for Variables
Directions: solve the following equations/expressions for the variable indicated.
solve for I
Show all work!
solve for R
solve for h
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1. A boat travels 40 miles in two hours, speeds up to travel the next 80 miles in three hours then slows down to travel
the last 40 miles in three hours. What is the average speed of the boat for the entire trip?
Students worked in groups to create a speed word
All relevant information had to be given to solve for an
Problem was solved using the GUESS method.
A comic strip was created to illustrate the word problem.
Speed Comic Strip Rub
Homework # 2 Speed Calculations
Directions: Use the GUESS method to solve the following problems.
1. A sailboat travels a distance of 600 m in 40 seconds. What speed is it going?
2. How long does it take an airplane to fly 1500 miles if it m
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New Jersey Center for Teaching and Learning
Progressive Science Initiative
This material is made freely available at www.njctl.org
and is intended for the non-commercial use of
students and teachers. The
Metric Conversions Powers of 10
Part 1 Powers of 10 Video Answer the following questions in the unit of meters.