Students' understanding of the concept of relative speed is described. A variety of ways of understanding relative speed and of viewing a problem that dealt with this concept were uncovered. The results are used to suggest ways for teachers to proceed in assisting students to enhance their understanding of relative speed.
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Keywords:Concept Formation,Ability,Student Characteristics,NSDL,Education Foundations,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20061121141726686T,Kinetics,Motion,Scientific Concepts,Physics,High School,NSDL_SetSpec_439869,High Schools,Misconceptions,Mechanics (Physics),Education,Secondary School Science,Higher Education,Graduate/Professional,Alternative Conceptions
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