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written by Jim Nelson and Jane Nelson
This activity helps students understand concepts of position and coordinates. Students must locate points on a graph paper using either components or distance and angle.
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© 2004 Jim and Jane Nelson
Keywords:
cartesian coordinates, displacement, distance, polar coordinates
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Metadata instance created March 17, 2005 by Bruce Mason
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March 17, 2005 by Bruce Mason
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March 17, 2005

This resource is part of a Physics Front Topical Unit.


Topic: Measurement and the Language of Physics
Unit Title: Assessments

This activity helps students understand concepts of position and coordinates. Students must locate points on a graph paper using either components or distance and angle.

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J. Nelson and J. Nelson, (2004), WWW Document, (http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=2152&DocID=10).
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J. Nelson and J. Nelson, Where am I?, (2004), <http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=2152&DocID=10>.
APA Format
Nelson, J., & Nelson, J. (2005, March 17). Where am I?. Retrieved October 31, 2014, from http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=2152&DocID=10
Chicago Format
Nelson, Jim, and Jane Nelson. Where am I?. March 17, 2005. http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=2152&DocID=10 (accessed 31 October 2014).
MLA Format
Nelson, Jim, and Jane Nelson. Where am I?. 2004. 17 Mar. 2005. 31 Oct. 2014 <http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=2152&DocID=10>.
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@misc{ Author = "Jim Nelson and Jane Nelson", Title = {Where am I?}, Volume = {2014}, Number = {31 October 2014}, Month = {March 17, 2005}, Year = {2004} }
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