HSN-VM.A.1

Recognize vector quantities as having both magnitude and direction. Represent vector quantities by directed line segments, and use appropriate symbols for vectors and their magnitudes (e.g., v, |v|, ||v||, v).

 
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Unit Review Game: Categories

12th Grade Math » Unit: Additional Trigonometry Topics
12th Grade Math » Unit: Additional Trigonometry Topics
Tim  Marley
Troy, MI
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

The review game Categories is a fun way to review the Law of Sines, Law of Cosines, vectors, and complex numbers.

 
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Formative Assessment: Formulas and Vectors

12th Grade Math » Unit: Additional Trigonometry Topics
12th Grade Math » Unit: Additional Trigonometry Topics
Tim  Marley
Troy, MI
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Use Math Graffiti to review for today's quiz.

 
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Resultant Vectors

12th Grade Math » Unit: Additional Trigonometry Topics
12th Grade Math » Unit: Additional Trigonometry Topics
Tim  Marley
Troy, MI
Environment: Suburban
 
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Students will work through problems with resultant vectors and make connections to right triangle trigonometry.

 
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Measurement: Forces

6th Grade Science » Unit: Measuring Matter
6th Grade Science » Unit: Measuring Matter
Erin Greenwood
Boulder, CO
Environment: Suburban
 
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Forces happen every time objects interact. Students explore how to measure these invisible pushes and pulls.

 
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Amazing Acceleration

High School Physics » Unit: 1-D Kinematics
High School Physics » Unit: 1-D Kinematics
Sara Leins
Scottsdale, AZ
Environment: Suburban
 
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Today we define acceleration and connect it to velocity.

 
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Mapping Motion

High School Physics » Unit: 1-D Kinematics
High School Physics » Unit: 1-D Kinematics
Sara Leins
Scottsdale, AZ
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students map out motion and then get introduced to the basic motion equations.

 
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Vectors in Physics

High School Physics » Unit: 2-D Kinematics
High School Physics » Unit: 2-D Kinematics
Sara Leins
Scottsdale, AZ
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

A review of vectors kicks off a unit on projectile motion!

 
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An Introduction to Free Body Diagrams

High School Physics » Unit: Newton's Laws
High School Physics » Unit: Newton's Laws
Sara Leins
Scottsdale, AZ
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students use the vector nature of forces to draw free body diagrams.

 
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Forces as Vectors

High School Physics » Unit: Newton's Laws
High School Physics » Unit: Newton's Laws
Sara Leins
Scottsdale, AZ
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students play tug-of-war today with twine and spring scales.

 
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Making Vector Operations Transparent

12th Grade Math » Unit: Additional Trigonometry Topics
12th Grade Math » Unit: Additional Trigonometry Topics
Tim  Marley
Troy, MI
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Use overhead transparencies to visually represent vector operations.

 
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Unit Review: Additional Trigonometry Topics

12th Grade Math » Unit: Additional Trigonometry Topics
12th Grade Math » Unit: Additional Trigonometry Topics
Tim  Marley
Troy, MI
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Give your students time to grapple with the important concepts of this unit.

 
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Introduction to Vectors

12th Grade Math » Unit: Vectors and Complex Numbers
12th Grade Math » Unit: Vectors and Complex Numbers
Katharine Sparks
Independence, MO
Environment: Suburban
 
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What is a vector?

 
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Practicing Newton's Second Law

High School Physics » Unit: Newton's Laws
High School Physics » Unit: Newton's Laws
Sara Leins
Scottsdale, AZ
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

So many forces, so little time! Today, students collaboratively solve problems using Newton's Second Law.

 
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Practicing Projectile Motion

High School Physics » Unit: 2-D Kinematics
High School Physics » Unit: 2-D Kinematics
Sara Leins
Scottsdale, AZ
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students become the teacher today when they get in front of the class to share their solutions to projectile motion problems.

 
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Projectiles Launched at an Angle

High School Physics » Unit: 2-D Kinematics
High School Physics » Unit: 2-D Kinematics
Sara Leins
Scottsdale, AZ
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Time to angle our learning towards non-horizontally launched projectiles!

 
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