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Re: Kinematic equations (Was: Crib Sheets)

On Fri, 29 Mar 1996, Jim Green wrote:

Rick, et al., what is worse is that they come to think "g" is acceleration
when it has nothing to do with accelerstion. And they then stick "g" in
anywhere acceleration is required.

Then you know they really do not understand the very basics upon which an
adequate understanding of the concepts is based. You are nearly back to
square one with, hopefully, just a very few students. This is where a
good solid 8th grade course in physical science becomes most effective.

Tom K. McCarthy