# Vectors Teacher Resources

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#### Light My Fire!

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students draw a diagram that shows the law of reflection. In this physics lesson, students investigate the relationship between the angle of incidence and angle of reflection. They explain how light travels as it reflects on a surface.
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#### If You Canâ€™t Stand the Heat

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers design and build their ownÂ solar cooker. In this math lesson, students determine the relationship between the angles of the sun, reflection and cooking time of the solar cooker. They test their project, collect data and...
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#### Pollen & Pollination

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students identify the different ways things are pollinated and how to manage pollen.Â  In this pollination lesson students complete an experiment on how moths pollinate flowers.
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#### Physics: Eigenvalues

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students solve problems by discovering the eigenvalues that satisfy design questions. They explain how relaxing a small angle approximation can change the solution. Students apply the numerical model of pendulumm motion to solve the...
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#### Base 3

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate this problem that aims to give a better idea of our decimal system by looking at a comparable system - the base 3 system. By seeing how base 3 numbers work students should have a better appreciation of base 10...
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#### Intro to 1D Kinematics with Physlets

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders examine illustrations and animations on a Physlets CD in which they must describe motion, analyze graphs, and calculate initial velocity. The Physlet assists in providing active class participation in discussion.
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#### MT-A315 Introduction to Linear Algebra

For Students 11th - 12th
In this algebra worksheet, students practice using number sets and principles of algebra to solve each complex problem using number sense.
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#### Accelerated Frames of Reference: Inertial Forces

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine how when applying the laws of motion to an object in an accelerating frame, using coordinates defined in such frame, one must always add an "inertial force", representing forces caused by the frame's acceleration.
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#### Arc of Ball To Make Basket

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students examine the mathematical relationship in scoring a basket. They observe the arc of the ball as it travels to the basket from different points on the floor.
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#### BASEBALL HOME RUN

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students determine whether a hit baseball is a home run or not by utilizing parametric equations to describe the path of the ball. They assess the importance of angles and velocity needed to hit a home run. In addition, in their own...
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#### Impulse and Momentum

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students are introduced to the concepts of impulse and momentum and problem solving strategies for these types of problems. In groups, they discover the law of conservation of momentum and share their answers with the class.
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#### Desktop Publishing. - Quark XPress 3: Certificate

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students continue to practice with QuarkXPress, a desktop publishing program. Individually, they create their own certificates along with an original border, text and check boxes. To end the lesson, they complete a single sheet flyer to...
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#### Drag Problem Set

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students read an explanation from a NASA Web-based textbook and then demonstrate an understanding of the text by applying it to calculating drag of both full-sized and model gliders.
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For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students examine how clouds affect incoming solar radiation. They compare and contrast satellite images and incoming solar radiation measurements as methods to provide information about clouds.
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#### On the Move

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students see if they can get their perceptions of movement expressed in images.
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For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students use satellite imaging and Mesonet solar radiation maps to answer questions given to them by the teacher and look for differences and similiarities in the data.
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#### RESISTANCE IS FUTILE

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Pupils explore friction and use objects such as coins and marbles to study the concept.
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#### Looking into Eratosthenes' Radius of the Earth

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners, in small groups, research Eratosthenes and his calculations of the Earth's radius. They write a summary of the person, the experiments and his calculations to determine how accurate Eratosthenes was in his estimations of the...
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#### Space Ship Pilot

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers visualize the relation between acceleration and velocity in 2 dimensions. They are introduced to Newton's first law,and Newton's second law. Students work on an exploration activity where they condsider an example of a...
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For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students solve problems involving exponential, logarithmic, and scientific notations. Using calculators, students explore investment problems. They use a formula and logarithms to determine the years to earn a particular income, figure...
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#### How is Foreign DNA Inserted into Organisms During the Genetic Engineering of Crops?

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students examine the positive benefits and negative consequences of genetically modified organisms following a lecture covering key biotech concepts and techniques. Students then conduct and experiment comparing the travel rate of...
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#### The Hantavirus Haunting: Solving the Case

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students engage in research about the hantavirus. They use a variety of resources to obtain information. Students distinguish the differences between hantavirus pulmonary syndrome, hantavirus transmission, and hantavirus prevention.
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#### The Cloning of Plasmid and Spinach DNA

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students will first extract genomic DNA from spinach and perform a restriction enzyme digestion on both the spinach DNA and the plasmid using the same restriction enzyme. They then ligate the cut plasmid DNA with the cut spinach DNA in...
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#### Cell Transformation in Tobacco Leaf Disks

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Pupils review the basic principles of plant cell structure, tissue culture, sterile technique, and cell transformation. Next students complete a plant transformation experiment using whole plant material in order to view evidence of...