HSN-VM.A.3

(+) Solve problems involving velocity and other quantities that can be represented by vectors.

 
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Airplane! - An Introduction to Vectors

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

Finding the magnitude and direction of an airplane's path will help launch the concept of vectors.

 
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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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Resultant Vectors

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

Students will work through problems with resultant vectors and make connections to right triangle trigonometry.

 
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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
 
Big Idea:

Today we define acceleration and connect it to velocity.

 
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Distance vs Displacement

High School Physics » Unit: Building Your Base
High School Physics » Unit: Building Your Base
Tenicka Norwood
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

An object can travel a large distance and have zero displacement.

 
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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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An Inquiry Lab for Angled Projectiles

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

Bang! Students use Nerf dart guns to explore projectile motion.

 
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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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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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Projectiles Launched Horizontally

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

Students launch their understanding of vector components into projectile motion.

 
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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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Motion in Terms of Position and Time

High School Physics » Unit: Lessons from Galileo
High School Physics » Unit: Lessons from Galileo
Tenicka Norwood
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

The continued motion of an object can be predicted based on the pattern of its motion.

 
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Horizontal Launch Lab

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

Students roll marbles down ramps and try to hit a target.

 
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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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