Unleash Physics Excitement With Phet Moving Man Simulation Part 2 Quiz

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Welcome to the "Unleash Physics Excitement with PhET Moving Man Simulation Part 2 Quiz" – a thrilling exploration of virtual physics through the renowned PhET Interactive Simulations. Use the "Moving man" simulation to answer the following questions. To open up the simulation please click here. This quiz is the second chapter in the exhilarating journey of mastering the Moving Man simulation, where concepts of motion, velocity, and acceleration come to life in a dynamic digital environment.
As you embark on this quiz, you'll encounter a series of thought-provoking questions, carefully designed to deepen your understanding of the principles Read moregoverning the movement of our virtual friend, the Moving Man. Prepare to be captivated by the interactive nature of PhET simulations. The Moving Man simulation offers an immersive experience, allowing you to experiment with different scenarios, adjust variables, and witness the direct impact on the character's motion.
Whether you're a physics enthusiast, a student seeking a hands-on supplement to classroom learning, or someone passionate about interactive educational tools, this quiz is your ticket to unleashing the excitement of physics with the PhET Moving Man Simulation. Get ready to witness the fusion of education and entertainment as you navigate the challenges of the Moving Man Simulation Part 2 Quiz. Let the virtual physics adventure begin!


PhET Moving Man Simulation Questions and Answers

  • 1. 

    Step one:      Reset all of the man's values to zero. Step Two:      Using the position slider, set the man to stand near the tree.  Give him a velocity of 0 m/s and an acceleration of 0.5 m/s2. Step Three:  Close all of the graphs Step Four:    Click Play to start the man in motion until he hits the wall, then hit pause to stop recording. Step Five:      Use the playback feature to answer these questions. Question:  What happens to the blue (position) slider.

    • A.

      It stays in the same place

    • B.

      It moves to the right

    • C.

      It moves to the left

    • D.

      It moves to the right then to the left.

    Correct Answer
    B. It moves to the right
    Explanation
    The blue (position) slider moves to the right.

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  • 2. 

    What happens to the velocity-time graph of the Moving Man if he accelerates uniformly?

    • A.

      It becomes a horizontal line.

    • B.

      It slopes upward.

    • C.

      It slopes downward.

    • D.

      It forms a loop.

    Correct Answer
    A. It becomes a horizontal line.
    Explanation
    In uniform acceleration, the velocity-time graph is a straight line with a positive slope. As the Moving Man accelerates, the graph ascends, indicating a consistent increase in velocity over time.

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  • 3. 

    If the Moving Man starts from rest, what does the position-time graph look like during constant acceleration?

    • A.

      A horizontal line.

    • B.

      An upward-sloping line.

    • C.

      A downward-sloping line.

    • D.

      An inverted U-shaped curve.

    Correct Answer
    B. An upward-sloping line.
    Explanation
    Starting from rest with constant acceleration, the position-time graph is a parabolic curve, ascending smoothly. This reflects the increasing distance covered by the Moving Man as time progresses, showcasing the effects of constant acceleration.

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  • 4. 

    How does the slider "behave"? 

    • A.

      It starts off moving fast then slows down

    • B.

      It starts off slow then moves faster

    • C.

      It moves at the same pace the entire time

    • D.

      It doesn't move

    Correct Answer
    B. It starts off slow then moves faster
    Explanation
    The slider "behaves" by starting off slow and then gradually increasing its speed. This means that initially, the movement of the slider is slow, but as time progresses, it accelerates and moves faster.

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  • 5. 

    From the information of the blue slider (position) does the speed of the object get faster.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The blue slider represents the position of the object. If the speed of the object is getting faster, it means that the object is covering more distance in the same amount of time. Therefore, if the position of the blue slider is changing at a faster rate, it indicates that the speed of the object is indeed increasing. Hence, the answer is true.

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  • 6. 

    What happens to the red (Velocity) slider?

    • A.

      Stays the same

    • B.

      It moves to the right

    • C.

      It moves to the left

    • D.

      It moves to right then to the left

    Correct Answer
    C. It moves to the left
    Explanation
    The red (Velocity) slider moves to the left.

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  • 7. 

    How does the speed of the red slider "behave".

    • A.

      It slow then gets fast

    • B.

      Its fast then becomes slow

    • C.

      It moves at the same the pace the entire time

    • D.

      It remains stationary

    Correct Answer
    C. It moves at the same the pace the entire time
    Explanation
    The correct answer is that the speed of the red slider "behaves" by moving at the same pace the entire time. This means that the speed of the red slider remains constant and does not change throughout the given scenario.

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  • 8. 

    An object accelerates when it's velocity changes, that is speeds up or slows down, or if the direction of the object is moving changes.  If the red slider is a measurement of the "moving mans" velocity.  Because the slider changes it's location then the moving man is acceleration.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The explanation for the given correct answer is that acceleration is defined as a change in velocity, which can occur when an object speeds up, slows down, or changes direction. In this scenario, the red slider is a measurement of the "moving man's" velocity, and since the slider changes its location, it indicates a change in velocity. Therefore, the moving man is accelerating.

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  • 9. 

    Predict what the position verses time graph would look like in this simulation.

  • 10. 

    Predict what the velocity verse time graph would like for this simulation

  • 11. 

    Step One.      Click on the the tab "chart" at the top of the window Step Two.      Reset all of the "moving mans" to zero.  Step Three.   Use the position slider to move the man near the center (0.0 m) Step Four.     Give him a velocity of 0 m/s and an acceleration of .5 m/s/s  Step Five.      Start the man in motion until he hits the wall, then stop recording.  Looking at only the velocity verses time graph, does the graph appears linear? is it increasing or decreasing? 

    • A.

      Linear and increasing

    • B.

      Linear and decreasing

    • C.

      Non-linear and increasing

    • D.

      Non-linear and decreasing

    Correct Answer
    A. Linear and increasing
    Explanation
    The velocity versus time graph is linear and increasing because the man is given a constant acceleration of 0.5 m/s/s. This means that his velocity increases at a constant rate over time.

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  • 12. 

    If the graph of velocity is linear and increasing, that is the velocity of the object is increasing by the same amount ever second, then it has a positive acceleration

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    If the graph of velocity is linear and increasing, it means that the velocity of the object is increasing at a constant rate. This indicates that the object is experiencing a positive acceleration. Acceleration is the rate at which velocity changes, so if the velocity is increasing by the same amount every second, it implies that the object is accelerating in a positive direction. Therefore, the statement "If the graph of velocity is linear and increasing, then it has a positive acceleration" is true.

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  • 13. 

    Because the increase in the velocity is by the same amount every second, that is constant, then the acceleration of the moving man is constant. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given statement suggests that the velocity of the moving man increases by the same amount every second, which implies a constant rate of change. If the velocity is changing at a constant rate, then the acceleration of the moving man is also constant. This is because acceleration is defined as the rate of change of velocity over time. Therefore, the statement is true.

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  • 14. 

    Predict what the acceleration verse time graph would look like for this simulation.

  • 15. 

    Which of the following best describes the acceleration verses time graph. 

    • A.

      The acceleration stays the same

    • B.

      The acceleration starts out positive then becomes negative

    • C.

      The acceleration starts out negative then becomes positive

    • D.

      The acceleration starts out positive then becomes more positive

    • E.

      The acceleration starts out negative then becomes more negative

    Correct Answer
    A. The acceleration stays the same
    Explanation
    The acceleration stays the same means that the value of acceleration remains constant over time. This implies that there is no change in the rate at which the velocity of an object is changing. The graph would show a horizontal line, indicating a constant acceleration throughout the given time period.

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