As the Crow Flies Lab

A simple, yet memorable, way of practicing with displacement vectors is described here. Divide your class into groups and assign each a different landmark on campus. They measure smaller legs of the path from the classroom to their designated destination and then calculate the shortest distance from the initial to the final point. A general outline of the lesson plan, suggestions, a scoring rubric, and links to accompanying reading material are provided to make this a breeze to carry out with your physicists.

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Resource Details
Grade
9th - 12th
Subjects
Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
1 hr
Instructional Strategies
Collaborative Learning
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Year
2009