
Introduction to Acceleration with Prius Brake Slamming Example Problem (10:53)
This is an introduction to the concept of acceleration. There is also an example problem showing applying the brakes while driving a car in order to avoid hitting a basketball. Also included are common mistakes students make while solving a simple problem like this. It is important to see what those mistakes are because it helps students avoid them in the future.
Content Times: 0:19 The Equation for Acceleration 1:06 The Dimensions for Acceleration 2:18 Acceleration has both Magnitude and Direction 3:00 Reading the Problem 3:15 Video of the Problem 4:29 Translating the Problem to Physics 5:03 Starting to solve the Problem (with mistakes) 5:37 Explaining two mistakes 7:34 Explaining another mistake 10:00 Outtakes (including a basketball dribbling montage) 
