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

Vector Journeys

Stage: 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

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

Stage: 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

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

Stage: 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

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

Vector Walk

Stage: 4 and 5 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

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

Vector Racer

Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

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.