Introduction: Acceleration is the process of speeding up, slowing down or changing directions. We see this in a wide variety of sports wether its a sprinter on the starting blocks or a line backer going from a stand still to a speed trying to break through the the defensive line. It could be a hockey player needing to increase his speed to chase down a loose puck. In NASCAR when a driver turns a corner they feel an extra acceleration because of the change in direction. Acceleration is everywhere.
Analysis: These graphs show acceleration because our 1st graph uses velocity which shows change of speed over time. The second part the velocity graph tells us that the change in meters per seconds or slope, the acceleration is changing over time at 4.2 m/s/s. Our Second graph shows the rate of change by a curved line moving down. This also shows that over time
Future Research: To research this topic even further, we could take a video of a car at a complete stop and film its path for about 30 meters to find the acceleration of the car. This is a good representation of acceleration because the car is speeding up in a certain direction. Another good way to represent acceleration is to film a car hitting a wall to show the deceleration of the car.
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