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Plate Tectonics-Evidence of plate movement

For Students 8th
Need a video to accompany your lecture on plate tectonics? Sal summarizes clues that certain parts of the world may at one time been connected. Use the video as part of one lecture, or break it up over several lessons.
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Finding the Dot Product

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Are you just starting a unit of vectors or matrices? Help your class learn how to find the dot product with this simplistic video tutorial. The procedure is shown as the tutor determines the dot product of A and B by transposing numbers...
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Angular Velocity Vectors Right Hand Rule

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Niki and Megan share the right hand rule for angular velocity vectors. This visual demonstration employed a bicycle wheel and Niki's right hand. This clip could be a helpful way to demonstrate the right hand rule in class. You could have...
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Direction of Acceleration Due to Gravity Vectors

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Many realistic situations of active forces are presented here along with diagrams. The direction of movement, acceleration and gravity are labeled on each picture to help understanding.  A summary of the direction of acceleration should...
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Similarity and Dilations - Discover Properties of Similar Figures

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Learners investigate properties of similar figures. In this properties of similar figures lesson plan, pupils construct similar figures using Cabri Jr. They dilate their figure to create a similar one, and discuss the relationships...
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Gyroscopes in Motion

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Physics stars will enjoy learning about the conservation of energy as you demonstrate gyroscope precession. The lecture is broken into five subtopics: cross product, rotating vectors, angular momentum, rotating rigid bodies, and torque...
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Jump! An Exploration into Parametric Equations

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Explore parametric equations in this lesson plan, and learn how to determine how much time it takes for an object to fall compared with an object being launched. high scoolers will use parametric equations to follow the path of objects...
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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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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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Calculus 10.2 day 2 - Vector Valued Functions

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Looking for a lesson on vectors?  Here is a PowerPoint that has six examples for finding velocity, acceleration, speed and direction of motion. One of the examples demonstrates the use of the TI-89 Graphing Calculator to solve a problem.
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Worksheet 24 Spring 1996

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
In this math worksheet, students find all the vectors in three dimensional space that have the length of 4. Also, the first and third components are the same. Finally, the second component is the sum of the first and third components.
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Least Squares

For Students 12th - Higher Ed
For this least squares worksheet, students solve 6 different problems that include the least squares of numbers. First, they plot 3 points on the axes shown and draw in their best approximating line. Then, students estimate the slope and...
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Vectors: Follow That Arrow

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Vectors and their connection to motion. A video will be presented to provide information for the class to use methods of solving vectors with and without grids. Real-world physical concepts will be explored in reference to vectors.
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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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Vectors: How Much Force Can You Apply

For Teachers 9th - 12th
This lesson entails the viewing of two videos to get an overview of force and its application. The lesson covers how vectors use force in real-world situations.
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Vector Investigation: Car Storm Chaser

For Teachers 6th - 11th
Students investigate the relationship between vectors and motion. In this geometry lesson, students create a system that exemplifies the principles of motion. They solve for the acceleration, velocity and displacement.
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DNA Technologies

For Teachers 11th - 12th
After giving some of the basic characteristics of the DNA molecule, the slides provide process information and many detailed diagrams about plasmids, vectors, and their application in cloning genes.
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Review of Vectors

For Students 10th - 12th
In this physics activity, students complete 50 multiple choice questions on vector addition. They calculate displacement and resultant vectors.
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MA 371 - Vector Norm: Dot Product

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
In this dot product worksheet, students solve 6 short answer problems. Students find unit vectors in the same direction as a given vector. Students express vectors as a linear combination of the standard basis vectors. Students find a...
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MA 371 Homework 1: Vectors

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
In this vectors worksheet, students solve 7 short answer problems. Students find vectors that are orthogonal. Students solve systems of equations by converting matrices into reduced row echelon form.
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Summer Physics Checklist

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Students explore physics using interactive resources. In this physics lesson series, students solve problems involving vectors, forces and kinematics. They draw vectors and its components.
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Trigonometric Functions

For Students 11th - 12th
For this trigonometric worksheet, students examine trig functions dealing with directions and decide whether the functions are linear or not. There are 13 matrices to be analyzed with an answer key.
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NUMB3RS Activity: Narrowing the Search

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Students explore the length of an n-dimensional vector.  In this Algebra II/Pre-calculus lesson, students investigate an expansion of the Pythagorean Theorem to n-dimensional space. 
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Newton's Laws and Forces

For Students 9th - 12th
In this Newton's laws and forces activity, high schoolers answer 11 questions about inertia, vectors, force, and acceleration using Newton's laws. They also answer 3 questions about classification of species.