Lesson Plan: Relative Speed Science

This lesson plan includes the objectives, prerequisites, and exclusions of the lesson teaching students how to determine the speeds of objects relative to other objects.


Students will be able to

  • distinguish relative motion from absolute motion,
  • recall that relative speed is the distance moved relative to an observer in a unit of time.


Students should already be familiar with

  • calculating uniform speed.


Students will not cover

  • velocity,
  • acceleration,
  • graphs.

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