# Position and time lab

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This virtual lab gives us a chance to think about motion can be described as position changing in time. The lab features a car driving on a 100m field:

Where is the position of the car when it starts? Where is it at other times? How far did it travel between time  and ? If the car returns to its starting point, what is its displacement? What is the difference between distance traveled and displacement?

Students create t-chart and graph position and time for the car using graph paper or using desmos.