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- HSN-VM.A.1Recognize 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).
- HSN-VM.A.2(+) Find the components of a vector by subtracting the coordinates of an initial point from the coordinates of a terminal point.
- HSN-VM.A.3(+) Solve problems involving velocity and other quantities that can be represented by vectors.

Airplane! - An Introduction to Vectors

12th Grade Math

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Additional Trigonometry Topics

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

Unit Review Game: Categories

12th Grade Math

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Additional Trigonometry Topics

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

Resultant Vectors

12th Grade Math

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Additional Trigonometry Topics

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

Distance vs Displacement

High School Physics

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Building Your Base

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

Amazing Acceleration

High School Physics

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1-D Kinematics

Big Idea:Today we define acceleration and connect it to velocity.

Mapping Motion

High School Physics

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1-D Kinematics

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

An Inquiry Lab for Angled Projectiles

High School Physics

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2-D Kinematics

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

Vectors in Physics

High School Physics

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2-D Kinematics

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

Forces as Vectors

High School Physics

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Newton's Laws

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

Projectiles Launched Horizontally

High School Physics

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2-D Kinematics

Big Idea:Students launch their understanding of vector components into projectile motion.

Motion in Terms of Position and Time

High School Physics

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Lessons from Galileo

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

Unit Review: Additional Trigonometry Topics

12th Grade Math

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Additional Trigonometry Topics

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

Horizontal Launch Lab

High School Physics

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2-D Kinematics

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

Projectiles Launched at an Angle

High School Physics

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2-D Kinematics

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

Practicing Projectile Motion

High School Physics

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2-D Kinematics

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

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).

HSN-VM.A.2

(+) Find the components of a vector by subtracting the coordinates of an initial point from the coordinates of a terminal point.

HSN-VM.A.3

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