Unit Vectors and Components: Bow and Arrow

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Aim for a better understanding of vector components. Scholars adjust the angle of release on a bow and determine the horizontal and vertical components of the velocity vector. The pupils finish by determining how the angle affects different components.

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CCSS: Adaptable
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Instructional Ideas
  • Determine the components by trigonometric methods
Classroom Considerations
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  • Because the components are calculated to the nearest hundredth and the angle to the nearest degree, there is some variation that occurs in the answers displayed
Pros
  • Includes hints to help solve the problems
  • Shows the correct answer when students give the wrong one
Cons
  • None