What is Acceleration?


During the course of this WebQuest, you will:

  1. Complete a Review of gravity, potential energy, and kinetic energy. You will also answer a few questions about acceleration to see what you already know.
  2. Complete a little research about acceleration, watch a few YouTube videos, and work on a worksheet to record your findings.
  3. Complete the Acceleration Activity with a partner.
  4. Write a journal entry in your Science Notebook about your experience with the WebQuest, what you learned about acceleration, and what you would change about the lesson if you were the teacher.


Through this WebQuest, you will learn:

  1. What acceleration is, how it works, and how it is calculated.
  2. Learn how to research on the Internet and how to record your findings.
  3. Write a reflection about your learning and give feedback to the teacher.
  4. How to build upon previous learning.