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Shedding Light on Motion: Speed (Episode 1)

23 minutes 48 seconds

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In this episode, students explore the concept of "speed." Speed is a scalar quantity that refers to how fast an object is moving. It can be thought of as the rate at which an object covers distance. Part of the "Shedding Light on Motion" series.

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Runtime: 23 minutes 48 seconds

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Plane with shining lights takes off from a runway and flies above a grassy field. Title card reads, "Shedding light on motion, Episode 1. Speed."
Shedding Light on Motion
Episode 1
23 minutes 48 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Closeup of twisting yellow and red roller coaster tracks. Title card reads, "Shedding light on motion, Episode 2. Acceleration."
Shedding Light on Motion
Episode 2
23 minutes 31 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Satellites float in space around Earth. Title card reads, "Shedding light on motion, Episode 3. Relative motion."
Shedding Light on Motion
Episode 3
23 minutes 10 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Satellite floats between 2 planets in space. Title card reads, "Shedding light on motion, Episode 6. Newton's first law."
Shedding Light on Motion
Episode 6
38 minutes 6 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Closeup of men in skydiving gear. They hold on to a bar as they hang high in the air. Title card reads, "Shedding light on motion, Episode 7. Newton's second law."
Shedding Light on Motion
Episode 7
39 minutes 49 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
2 crumpled demolition cars crash into 1 another in a dirt lot. Title card reads, "Shedding light on motion, Episode 7. Newton's third law."
Shedding Light on Motion
Episode 8
33 minutes 16 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12