Illuminations: Sums of Vectors and Their Properties

This example illustrates how using a dynamic geometrical representation can help students develop an understanding of vectors and their properties, as described in the Number and Operations Standard.

Students manipulate a two vectors to control the movement of a plane in a game-like setting. Students extend their knowledge from the first lesson to further investigate the system of vectors.

 

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Geometry, Vectors
High School, Educator

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