Distancetime and speedtime graphs  Free worksheets and other resources
Here we have free worksheets and resources to do with distancetime graphs and speedtime graphs.
Distancetime graph worksheetA worksheet about distancetime graphs. Pupils are required to draw their own graph and answer questions about it. Great for a homework.

Speedtime graph investigation worksheetA worksheet about speedtime graphs. Pupils are required to watch the Terminator video below and time the different incidents mentioned on the sheet. This information can then be used to draw a speedtime graph. This is a fantastic lesson that observers will love and ticks all the boxes for an outstanding lesson.
For a fun plenary, draw the resulting speedtime graph on the board and invite the class to do the sound effects of the journey as you move along the graph with your finger e.g. motor noises for a positive gradient, screeching brake sounds for the strong negative gradient. Required: stopwatches, electronic whiteboard/data projector, video below.

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Terminator 2 bike chase sceneThis video clip from Terminator 2 accompanies the speedtime graph worksheet above. Alternatively, click on the link below to buy the dvd from Amazon.
This video is hosted via YouTube. 