The Geometric Representation of Vectors - Concept

What do you get when you cross a mosquito with a mountain climber? Nothing, you can't cross a vector and a scalar. The first video offers an explanation for how a geometric representation of vectors is helpful when adding and can be used to find the resultant. Lesson concludes with guided practice problems.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Create practice problems similar to the guided practice in the videos
Classroom Considerations

  • Requires prior knowledge of the Pythagorean Theorem and scalars
  • Videos best fit as an introduction or a review of vectors and vector addition
Pros

  • Includes a concept video and three guided practice problems in their own videos
  • Presenter does not skip steps or assume unreasonable prior knowledge
Cons

  • Video lacks any engaging content to hold pupils' attention
Common Core