The student will be able to:

construct and interpret graphs of position, velocity, or acceleration versus time

determine and interpret slopes and areas of motion graphs

determine the acceleration due to gravity near the surface of the Earth

determine the resultant of two or more vectors graphically or algebraically

resolve a vector into perpendicular components: graphically and algebraically

sketch the theoretical path of a projectile

use vector diagrams to analyze mechanical systems (equilibrium and nonequilibrium)

verify Newton ís Second Law for linear motion

determine the coefficient of friction for two surfaces

verify Newton ís Second Law for uniform circular motion

verify conservation of momentum

determine a spring constant