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This resource is a two-part lesson for high school students on vector properties, developed by the National Council for Teachers of Mathematics.  It features two interactive vector games that allow the user to investigate a single-vector and a dual-vector system.  Detailed instructional plans are provided and suggestions for use in the classroom.  Also included are post-lesson assessment questions with answers provided.

This resource is part of a larger collection of standards-based lessons, labs, and activities.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Classical Mechanics
- Motion in Two Dimensions
Education Practices
- Active Learning
= Modeling
Mathematical Tools
- Vector Algebra
Other Sciences
- Mathematics
- High School
- Instructional Material
= Activity
= Lesson/Lesson Plan
= Model
= Simulation
- Assessment Material
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- Physical Science
- Physics First
- Conceptual Physics
- Algebra-based Physics
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simulation, vector addition, vector components, vector simulation, vector subtraction, vector sums
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(National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Reston, 2008), WWW Document, (http://illuminations.nctm.org/LessonDetail.aspx?ID=U144).
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Illuminations: Learning About Properties of Vectors and Vector Sums Using Dynamic Software, (National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Reston, 2008), <http://illuminations.nctm.org/LessonDetail.aspx?ID=U144>.
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Illuminations: Learning About Properties of Vectors and Vector Sums Using Dynamic Software. (2008, February 14). Retrieved December 22, 2014, from National Council of Teachers of Mathematics: http://illuminations.nctm.org/LessonDetail.aspx?ID=U144
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National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. Illuminations: Learning About Properties of Vectors and Vector Sums Using Dynamic Software. Reston: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, February 14, 2008. http://illuminations.nctm.org/LessonDetail.aspx?ID=U144 (accessed 22 December 2014).
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Illuminations: Learning About Properties of Vectors and Vector Sums Using Dynamic Software. Reston: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 2008. 14 Feb. 2008. 22 Dec. 2014 <http://illuminations.nctm.org/LessonDetail.aspx?ID=U144>.
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@misc{ Title = {Illuminations: Learning About Properties of Vectors and Vector Sums Using Dynamic Software}, Publisher = {National Council of Teachers of Mathematics}, Volume = {2014}, Number = {22 December 2014}, Month = {February 14, 2008}, Year = {2008} }
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Is a Teaching Guide For The Physics Classroom: Vector Addition
Is a Teaching Guide For Physics Classroom: Vector Components
Is a Teaching Guide For Physics Classroom: Component Addition

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