# ALEX Lesson Plan Resources

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ALEX Lesson Plans
Subject: Mathematics (9 - 12)
Title: Vectors Drive the Boat
Description: Using a combination of online exploration and teacher instruction students will discover that vectors have both magnitude and direction.  They will be able to use vectors to represent problem situations.  Students will also be will be able to perform basic operations on vectors.

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Subject: Mathematics
Title: Vector Investigation: Boat to the Island       Add Bookmark
Description: In this student interactive, from Illuminations, students '' drive'' a boat by adjusting the magnitude and direction of a velocity vector. The goal is to land the boat on the island without hitting the walls.
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Subject: Mathematics
Title: Sums of Vectors and Their Properties      Add Bookmark
Description: In this lesson, one of a multi-part unit from Illuminations, students manipulate a velocity vector to control the movement of an object in a gamelike setting. In the process, they extend their knowledge of number systems to the system of vectors.
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Subject: Mathematics
Title: Learning about Properties of Vectors and Vector Sums Using Dynamic Software      Add Bookmark
Description: In this two-lesson unit, from Illuminations, students manipulate a velocity vector to control the movement of an object in a gamelike setting. They develop an understanding that vectors are composed of both magnitude and direction, and extend their knowledge of number systems to the system of vectors.
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