Malcolm in the Middle: Acceleration vs. Velocity
Science → Physics → Acceleration
Science → Astronomy → Universal Expansion
Science → Physics → Velocity
Malcolm explains to his brothers the difference between acceleration and velocity while watching TV. He explains that, at any given moment, the Earth is rotating at 1,000 MPH and traveling at almost 67,000 MPH.
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Are acceleration and velocity the same thing?
What does it mean to say, "the rate at which speed is changing?"
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