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Vectors Drive the Boat
By engaging in online activities and direct teacher instruction, high schoolers discover that vectors have both magnitude and direction. There are many fine pdf attachments embedded in this plan which will enhance students' learning, and make implementation of this plan easy for you.
9th - 12th Math 7 Views 13 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Investigate vectors and learn how to use them. Explore why size and direction, as well as knowing speed and distance, are important components of the vector problems you are trying to solve. This is an extensive lesson which includes six different activities, each with examples and problems to solve.
9th - 12th Math 26 Views 209 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Make the Goal
Students study concepts and devise strategies to solve them. In this operations lesson plan, students identify and define vectors and the terms magnitude and direction. Students represent vectors graphically given the magnitude an direction.
9th - 12th Math 5 Views 34 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
High schoolers listen to a lecture and complete a number of problems as they go. There are a variety of examples given and they are guided through the problem solving steps for each of the real-world scenarios regarding the purpose of vectors.
10th - 12th Math 9 Views 53 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Learning About Properties of Vectors and Vector Sums Using Dynamic Software: Components of a Vector
Students explore the concept of vectors. In this vector lesson plan, students manipulate a car (on a computer) by changing the vector that directs the car. Students drive the car using vectors and try not to crash the car.
10th - 12th Math 3 Views 6 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Vectors: Traveling, But in What Direction
High schoolers watch a video of real-world situations regarding speed, direction, velocity, force, etc. and answer questions while viewing. They then practice drawing and using vectors to solve more real-world problems.
9th - 12th Math 11 Views 126 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Slope, Vectors, and Wind Pressure
A hands-on lesson plan using the TI-CBR Motion Detector to provide information to graph and analyze. The class uses this information to calculate the slope of motion graphs and differentiate scalar and vector quantities. There is a real-world activity of a Roof Manufacturer's Test in regards to the pitch of roofs, as well as several other real-world scenarios.
9th - 11th Science 9 Views 80 Downloads
Here is a math lab that helps young mathematicians understand the real-life meaning for vector addition. By building a model using spring scales and washers as weight, and then calculating the vector addition using two different methods, learners achieve more insight to the trigonometric methods.
10th - 12th Math 9 Views 33 Downloads
Angular Velocity Vectors Right Hand Rule
Niki and Megan share the right hand rule for angular velocity vectors. This visual demonstration employed a bicycle wheel and Niki's right hand. This clip could be a helpful way to demonstrate the right hand rule in class. You could have your class develop similar visual demonstrations using a variety of objects.
2 mins 9th - 11th Science 3 Views 0 Downloads
Swim the Open Sea: Analyzing Duel Vectors
This dual vector activity has the class watch a video about a person's swim of the English Channel. The class then uses a computer program to analyze dual vectors of wind's effect on a flight path of a plane as compared to the water currents effect on the person's swim.
10th - 12th Math 3 Views 11 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Black Death Biology
Students in pairs explore the transmission of the Plague, through experimentation. Cooperative groups use the scientific method to solve the fictional problem of a bacteria spreading in the Amazon. Groups also create a vector to visually see the growth of bacteria at different stages.
11th - 12th Science 4 Views 25 Downloads