This site contains a video that provides users with a basic introduction to vector calculations which is important for math and science classes.
Type of Material:
Lecture Notes or Handouts for Calculus III, General Physics I, Basic Introduction to Engineering and Applied Sciences Courses. Can also be used as a part of self-guided activity.
Identify Major Learning Goals:
The main learning goal of the site is teach students the principles of vector calculations.
Target Student Population:
Students of Calculus III, General Physics I, or Basic Introduction to Engineering and Applied Sciences Courses.
Prerequisite Knowledge or Skills:
Calculus I and Calculus II courses.
This site provides users with step-by-step explanation of vector calculations with various examples using the scientific calculator. Graphical representations of vectors is also presented to help the students to visualize the principles of vector calculations.
Potential Effectiveness as a Teaching Tool
Both instructor and student can use this site in the Calculus III or General Physics I classes as in-class activity or a part of lecture notes. This site can also be used as additional example at the end of the “vectors” lecture.
Ease of Use for Both Students and Faculty
The only eleenmt that this site contains is a video link. ANy user can load and watch it without any problems.
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