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Curated OER

#### Dynamic Algebra

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Explore 5 classical problems of algebra.  They will solve problems involving Heron's formula, fractional equations, vector equations, apollonius' sphere, and transversals. The idea is to lead to new perceptions and visual thinking.
Activity
Teach Engineering

#### Trust in the Truss: Design a Wooden Bridge

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Obviously, a sturdy bridge is the desired outcome. Pupils select from one of four different types of truss bridges, then construct a model of the bridge from craft sticks and glue, making sure that it satisfies certain constraints. They...
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Teach Engineering

#### Doing the Math: Analysis of Forces in a Truss Bridge

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Join together to investigate truss joints. Scholars learn how to analyze forces at truss joints to determine the strength of truss bridges. They apply the "method of joints" in calculating the tension and compression forces at each joint...
eBook
Rice University

#### Precalculus

For Students 11th - Higher Ed Standards
Take a step beyond Algebra 2. Learners use the eBook to learn concepts from the typical Precalculus course. Content starts off with a short review of functions in general and moves on to the basic functions, finishing up with more...
Interactive
PHET

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Model vector addition graphically. A simple interactive has users add vectors and adjust the lengths and angles of the vectors. The interactive automatically updates the magnitude, angle, and components of the sum.
Interactive
CK-12 Foundation

#### Directed Line Segments: Dog Park

For Students 11th - Higher Ed Standards
Its a dog's world! Using a vector in standard position, pupils model the path a dog takes to different items in a dog park. The individuals use the interactive to find the magnitude and direction of the directed line segment.
Interactive
CK-12 Foundation

#### Translation of Vectors and Slope: Identical Vectors

For Students 11th - Higher Ed Standards
Translate vectors to find equivalent ones. An interactive shows 10 randomly displayed vectors. Pupils grab the vectors and move them to group them with similar vectors in magnitude and direction. Scholars find the groups of vectors that...
Interactive
CK-12 Foundation

#### Translation of Vectors and Slope: Rearranging a Classroom

For Students 11th - Higher Ed Standards
Find out if vectors are equal in the classroom. Pupils use the interactive to create vectors showing the movements boys perform in rearranging classroom furniture. The scholars determine which boy moved furniture the farthest, or if they...
Interactive
CK-12 Foundation

#### Vectors as Directed Line Segments: Directed Line Segment

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Direct your class' attention to directed line segments. The interactive resource allows pupils to create segments with specific endpoints. Scholars plot the initial and terminal points to determine the direction and magnitude of the...
Assessment
Mathed Up!

#### Vectors

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Young mathematicians connect vectors to geometric shapes by watching a video that expresses vectors in relation to the sides of geometric figures. They then apply what they learned by completing a worksheet of practice questions.
Assessment
EngageNY

#### End-of-Module Assessment Task: Pre-Calculus Module 2

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Assess pupil understanding of the relationship between matrices, vectors, linear transformations, and parametric equations. Questions range from recall to more complex levels of thinking. Problems represent topics learned throughout the...
Lesson Plan
EngageNY

#### Vectors and Stone Bridges

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
What does it take to build a stable arch? Pupils apply vectors and physics as they examine arched bridges and their structural integrity. They use vectors to represent the forces acting on the stone sections and make conclusions based on...
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EngageNY

#### Vectors and Translation Maps

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Discover the connection between vectors and translations. Through the lesson, learners see the strong relationship between vectors, matrices, and translations. Their inquiries begin in the two-dimensional plane and then progress to the...
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EngageNY

#### Vectors in the Coordinate Plane

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Examine the meaning and purpose of vectors. Use the lesson to teach your classes how find the magnitude of a vector and what it represents graphically. Your pupils will also combine vectors to find a resultant vector and interpret its...
Lesson Plan
Teach Engineering

#### May the Magnetic Force Be with You

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Class members use mathematics in order to better understand magnetic forces and their interaction on charged particles. After a demonstration of the interaction between a magnet and an electron beam using a CRT computer monitor, learners...
Workbook
Curated OER

#### The AP Calculus Problem Book

For Students 11th - Higher Ed Standards
Are you always looking for extra problem resources to incorporate in your classes?  A set of problems for a full AP Calculus course may be all you need! Each unit has a full set of questions and a sample test.
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Curated OER

#### NUMB3RS Activity: Where’s the Source? Episode: “Undercurrents”

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Several real-world problems are posed as a way to learn about vector fields in order to make some predictions after analyzing the data. The main problem comes from the tv show NUMB3RS and is based on solving a crime where a body has...
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Curated OER

#### Visualizing Vectors

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Investigate vectors in standard positions and use the CellSheet application on the TI calculator to find the sum of two vectors. Convert from polar to rectangular coordinates and vice versa, and show graphs of the vectors.
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NTTI

#### Vectors: Traveling, But in What Direction

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
High schoolers watch a video of real-world situations regarding speed, direction, velocity, force, etc. and answer questions while viewing. They then practice drawing and using vectors to solve more real-world problems.
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Center for Innovation in Mathematics Teaching

#### Vectors

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Investigate vectors and learn how to use them. Explore why size and direction, as well as knowing speed and distance, are important components of the vector problems you are trying to solve. This is an extensive lesson which includes six...
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Curated OER

#### NUMB3RS Activity: Fresh Air and Parabolas

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Explore parabolas and investigate linear and quadratic functions to solve problems symbolically and graphically. Also use parametric functions to display trajectories on a graphing calculator.
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Curated OER

#### Vectors

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
High schoolers listen to a lecture and complete a number of problems as they go. There are a variety of examples given and they are guided through the problem solving steps for each of the real-world scenarios regarding the purpose of...
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Curated OER

#### Parametric Projectile Motion

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Learners relate projectile motion to parametric equations as they identify the velocity and angle of a projectile. They create a picture on the navigator to visualize the word problem.
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Curated OER

#### Reference Angles

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Learn how to measure the reference angles in degrees and radians.  Students find reference angles that are coterminal with a given angle.