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, 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 13 Views 14 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Life (and Fewer Deaths) After Seat Belts
Seat belts reduce serious crash-related injuries and deaths by about half. Scholars continue crashing their cart with a crash test dummy into a wall, but this time, they experiment with different types of seat belts to reduce injuries....
7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Understanding Car Crashes: It's Basic Physics!
Make an impact on young physicists with this fun collection of resources. After first watching a video and taking notes on the physics of car crashes, students go on to complete a series of activities that explore the concepts of energy,...
22 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
NUMB3RS Activity: Where’s the Source? Episode: “Undercurrents”
Several real-world problems are posed as a way to learn about vector fields in order to make some predictions after analyzing the data. The main problem comes from the tv show NUMB3RS and is based on solving a crime where a body has...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed