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<ul><li>The fastest land animal, the cheetah, can run 70 miles in 1 hour. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>speed= 70 = 70 mph </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1 </li></ul></ul>
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No Speed Limit: Introducing the Cheetah [01:09]
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Calculate the speed. <ul><li>A sloth climbing 10 feet in 2 minutes </li></ul><ul><li>10 = 5 ft/min </li></ul><ul><li>2 </li></ul>
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motion <ul><li>measured in relationship to point of reference </li></ul>
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The passenger can use a tree as a reference point to decide if the train is moving. A tree makes a good reference point because it is stationary from the passenger’s point of view.
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velocity <ul><li>speed & direction of an object’s motion </li></ul>
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Activity-Speeding Students 17 sec 20 sec 4 sec 5 sec 5 sec Time 20 m 20 m 20 m 20 m 20 m Distance 20 = 1.2 m 17 sec Anthony A (cartwheeled) 20 = 1 m 20 sec Ryan (crab) 20 = 5 m 4 sec Zachary 20 = 4 m 5 sec Taylor (ran) 20 = 4 m 5 sec Mrs. Holewinski Speed= d t Name
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Balloon Powered Race Cars <ul><li>Materials: </li></ul><ul><li>standard 9 inch balloon </li></ul><ul><li>pen barrel or straw </li></ul><ul><li>various materials to construct the racers </li></ul><ul><li>Rules: </li></ul><ul><li>The car must be powered by no more than 2 balloons. The balloons may only be blown up using lung power by the car operator. No other gases, such as helium, may be used. </li></ul><ul><li>You can build the car out of anything, except a toy car or toy car parts. </li></ul><ul><li>It must have at least three wheels. Wheels are defined as anything that is round and goes around. </li></ul><ul><li>The wheels can not be wheels from a toy car. They must be made out of something that was not originally meant to be used as wheels. </li></ul><ul><li>The car may not leave the ground. </li></ul><ul><li>The car must be capable of traveling at least 5 meters. </li></ul><ul><li>Your car, with the completed entry form, is due on Tuessday, June 2. </li></ul><ul><li>Procedure: </li></ul><ul><li>You will use materials from home and assemble your car at home. </li></ul><ul><li>On race day we will set up a track in our classroom. </li></ul><ul><li>You will race in pairs against other classmates. </li></ul><ul><li>Cars that follow all of the rules will be eligible for awards. </li></ul><ul><li>These awards will be given in three categories. </li></ul><ul><li>1. Best Looking Car </li></ul><ul><li>2. Fastest Car (in first 5 meters) </li></ul><ul><li>3. Farthest Distance Traveled </li></ul>Good Luck!
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3 straws, balloon, electrical tape, 4 Styrofoam lids Materials 5.86 15.33 Pussycat Express Jane Doe Running Time (seconds) Distance Traveled (cm) Car Name Driver Name
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+5 WON AWARD TOTAL SCORE ___ OUT OF 5 ENTRY FORM COMPLETED CORRECTLY ___ OUT OF 10 EFFORT ___ OUT OF 5 CAR TRAVELED AT LEAST 5 METERS ___ OUT OF 80 FOLLOWED RULES POINTS GRADING RUBRIC +5 WON AWARD TOTAL SCORE ___ OUT OF 5 ENTRY FORM COMPLETED CORRECTLY ___ OUT OF 10 EFFORT ___ OUT OF 5 CAR TRAVELED AT LEAST 5 METERS ___ OUT OF 80 FOLLOWED RULES POINTS GRADING RUBRIC +5 WON AWARD TOTAL SCORE ___ OUT OF 5 ENTRY FORM COMPLETED CORRECTLY ___ OUT OF 10 EFFORT ___ OUT OF 5 CAR TRAVELED AT LEAST 5 METERS ___ OUT OF 80 FOLLOWED RULES POINTS GRADING RUBRIC +5 WON AWARD TOTAL SCORE ___ OUT OF 5 ENTRY FORM COMPLETED CORRECTLY ___ OUT OF 10 EFFORT ___ OUT OF 5 CAR TRAVELED AT LEAST 5 METERS ___ OUT OF 80 FOLLOWED RULES POINTS GRADING RUBRIC
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Running Time (seconds) Distance Traveled (cm) Materials Car Name Driver Name Running Time (seconds) Distance Traveled (cm) Materials Car Name Driver Name
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