Vectors


This is part of our Secondary Curriculum collection of favourite rich tasks arranged by topic.

Vector Journeys

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Charlie likes to go for walks around a square park, while Alison likes to cut across diagonally. Can you find relationships between the vectors they walk along?

Spotting the Loophole

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

A visualisation problem in which you search for vectors which sum to zero from a jumble of arrows. Will your eyes be quicker than algebra?

Areas of Parallelograms

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Can you find the area of a parallelogram defined by two vectors?

Vector Walk

Age 14 to 18 Challenge Level:

Starting with two basic vector steps, which destinations can you reach on a vector walk?

Vector Racer

Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

The classic vector racing game.

Vectors - Short Problems

A collection of short problems on vectors.



 
You may also be interested in this collection of activities from the STEM Learning website, that complement the NRICH activities above.