Velocity Time Graphs – Complete Lesson

This is a complete lesson on velocity-time graphs that looks at both drawing and interpreting data from velocity-time graphs. The lesson is designed with the new GCSE specification in mind.

Lesson Objective

  • To be able to interpret velocity-time graphs.
  • To be able to draw velocity-time graphs.

Who is this Lesson For?

This pack is designed for GCSE higher or foundation tier students. It could also be used with Key Stage 3 students.

What is Included?

Included in this download are the following:

  • Full lesson plan for the ‘Velocity-Time Graphs’ lesson, including introduction, teaching content, individual activities, plenary and suggested support and extension activities
  • Distance, Speed, Time Introduction
  • Example Velocity Time Graph
  • Example with Negative Velocity
  • Student Worksheet on Velocity-Time Graphs
  • True or False Cards
  • Travel Graphs Fact Sheet
  • Complete Solutions to all Questions

Lesson Progression

This is the seventh lesson in the ‘Real Life Graphs’ unit of work (foundation tier) and also the fifth lesson in the ‘Graphs: The Basics & Real Life Graphs’ unit of work (higher tier).

The Real Life Graphs unit is available as a pack including homework activities and a unit assessment. The other lessons in the unit are:

The Graphs: The Basics & Real Life Graphs unit is also available as a pack with homework activities and a unit assessment. The other lessons in this unit are: