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### Description

Explore vectors in 1D or 2D, and discover how vectors add together. Specify vectors in Cartesian or polar coordinates, and see the magnitude, angle, and components of each vector. Experiment with vector equations and compare vector sums and differences.

### Sample Learning Goals

• Describe a vector in your own words
• Explain a method to add vectors
• Compare and contrast the component styles
• Decompose a vector into components
• Describe what happens to a vector when it is multiplied by a scalar
• Arrange vectors graphically to represent vector addition or subtraction
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### Teacher Tips

 Overview of sim controls, model simplifications, and insights into student thinking ( PDF ).

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Algebra-based Physics Semester one lessons, clicker questions, and schedule in pdf (Inquiry Based) Trish Loeblein UG-Intro
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Vector Addition 1: Introduction to vector math (Inquiry Based) Trish Loeblein HS
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Vector Addition 2: Understanding Force equilibrium (Inquiry Based) Trish Loeblein HS
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Vector addition exercises Kholoud Shikhli UG-Intro Lab Physics
vectors meera alali UG-Intro Lab Physics
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vectors Hessa alhosani HS Lab Physics
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worksheet about vectors Bailasan baida MS
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vectors adding experiment moza alketbi UG-Intro Lab Physics
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Vector Addition Experiment Aisha Alowais UG-Intro Lab Physics
vectors addition Alya Almazrou UG-Intro HW
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Vectors Worksheet Meriem Aoudia UG-Intro Lab Physics
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Adding vectors Yousef Maqatef UG-Intro HW
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Addition of two vectors Abdalla AlHarmoodi UG-Intro
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Vectors Addition Ahmed S. Mahil HS
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Adding Vectors Visually and Mathematically - Intro Jeremy smith UG-Intro
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Vectors for Physics 1 Mohammed Safouh Sakka Amini UG-Intro Lab Physics
Addition of two vectors Sara Alruwaili UG-Intro
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Addition of two vectors Sara Alruwaili HS
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Worksheet vector Ghaith alhaji UG-Intro Lab Physics
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Vector Addition Maryam Aljaziri UG-Intro Lab Physics
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Forces at Equlibrium Abdulraheem Khudada HS Lab Physics
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Clases Demostrativas Interactivas (ILD) de Vectores Diana López HS
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SECUNDARIA: Alineación PhET con programas de la SEP México (2011 y 2017) Diana López HS
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PREPARATORIA: Alineación de PhET con programas de la DGB México (2017) Diana López HS
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Guia do Estudante - Encontre o Vetor Resultante RONIVAN SOUSA DA SILVA SUTTINI MS
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Albanian All shqip Mbledhja e vektorëve
Arabic All العربية جمع المتجهات
Azerbaijani All Azerbaijani Vektorların toplanması
Basque All Euskara Bektore-batuketa
Bosnian All Bosanski Sabiranje vektora
Chinese (Simplified) All 中文 (中国) 向量相加
Croatian All hrvatski Zbrajanje vektora
Czech All čeština Sčítání vektorů
Dutch All Nederlands Optellen van vectoren
French All français Addition de vecteur
Greek All Ελληνικά Προσθήκη διανύσματος
Hebrew All עברית חיבור וקטורים
Hindi All हिंदी सदिशों का योग
Italian All italiano Somma vettoriale
Japanese All 日本語 ベクトル加算
Kazakh All Kazakh Векторларды қосу
Korean All 한국어 벡터 더하기
Mongolian All Монгол (Монгол) Векторын Нийлбэр
Norwegian Bokmal All Norsk bokmål Vektorsum
Persian All فارسی جمع برداری
Polish All polski Dodawanie wektorów
Portuguese (Brazil) All português (Brasil) Adição de Vetores
Russian All русский Сложение векторов
Serbian All Српски Сабирање вектора
Spanish All español Adición de Vectores
Spanish (Mexico) All español (México) Adición de Vectores
Spanish (Peru) All español (Perú) Adición de Vectores
Telugu All Telugu సదిశల సంకలనం; అనువాదం: ఉడిత్యాల రమణ
Thai All ไทย การรวมเวกเตอร์
Turkish All Türkçe Vektör Ekleme
Ukrainian All українська Додавання векторів
Uzbek All Uzbek Vektorni qo‘shish
Vietnamese All Tiếng Việt Cộng vector

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