Introduction to Vectors


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Title Introduction to Vectors
Description This activity is designed to be used by students who are not already familiar with vectors. I used it as a precursor to the graphic method os adding vectors and the mathematical method of adding vectors. I found that the students were much more compotent with visualizing what these vectors were and how they worked than in the past when the simulation was not used.
Subject Mathematics, Physics
Level High School
Type Lab
Duration 30 minutes
Answers Included No
Language English
Keywords Vectors
Simulation(s) Vector Addition


Author(s) Katherine Frett
Contact Email kmfrett@yahoo.com
School / Organization Green Mountain High School
Date submitted 9/29/06
Date updated 9/29/06