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Shedding Light on Motion: Acceleration (Episode 2)

23 minutes 31 seconds

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Acceleration is the rate of change of velocity, or how fast an object or person speeds up. A point or an object moving in a straight line is accelerated if it speeds up or slows down. Part of the "Shedding Light on Motion" series.

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Runtime: 23 minutes 31 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
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Shedding Light on Motion
Episode 3
23 minutes 10 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
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Shedding Light on Motion
Episode 6
38 minutes 6 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
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Shedding Light on Motion
Episode 7
39 minutes 49 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
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Shedding Light on Motion
Episode 8
33 minutes 16 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12