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Relative Velocity and Vectors

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This lesson fits into the Maricopa Community College District's PHY 111 course. For the complete official course description, course competencies and topics, go to:

This RWLO addresses portions of competencies 1, 2 and 3 and is contained within topic 1:

PHY 111 Competencies

  1. Effectively communicate qualitative and quantitative information orally and in writing.
  2. Explain the application of fundamental physical principles to various physical phenomena.
  3. Apply appropriate problem-solving techniques to practical and meaningful problems using graphical, mathematical, and written modeling tools.
  4. Work effectively in collaborative groups.

PHY 111 Outline

  1. Linear Motion
  2. Non-linear Motion
  3. Forces and Momentum
  4. Work, Energy Storage and Transfer Properties of Matter
The Arizona Education Department is currently undergoing a review of the state-wide science standards. You can access the standards here:

National Science Education Standards (1995) Center for Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Education