A Motion Picture – Game Day STEM

A Motion Picture – Game Day STEM

How is motion represented as a distance-time graph? Today, campers used specialized motion-detecting equipment (called a Calculator-Based Ranger, or CBR) which connects to a graphing calculator and provides a graphical display of detected movements. Campers were challenged to do certain maneuvers and examine the graphical displays to begin to make sense of graphical displays of the movements.

Ask your camper: What does the graph of a person jumping on a trampoline look like? (an arc)

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