Speed and Acceleration

This program is about distance, speed and acceleration. It shows a brave rocket-powered skater on very smooth ice in a vacuum! You can fire the rockets forwards or backwards and give the skater a constant acceleration. You can also turn off the rockets when, of course, she will continue at a constant speed. Readings are taken of distance, speed and acceleration every second. You can see these readings or graphs of these readings and print them out. The experiments are to send the skater on a journey and obtain matching sets of    distance/time   speed/time and  acceleration/time graphs for the motion.You can also experiment with terminal velocity by introducing air resistance.


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