Illuminations: Components of a Vector

In this lesson, students manipulate a velocity vector to control the movement of a car in a game setting.

Students learn that vectors are composed of two components: magnitude and direction.


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Science Topics
Math Topics
Geometry, Vectors
High School, Educator
9th Grade, 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade

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Illuminations (National Council of Teachers of Mathematics)

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