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Title: What Is a Rate?
Url: http://www.scec.org/education/k12/learn/gpsact2.htm
Creator: Glasscoe, Maggi
Publisher: Jet Propulsion Laboratory (U.S.)
Description: This lesson plan, beginning with background information and helpful equations, is about vectors, with an application to GPS, and would be appropriate for use in a high school mathematics classroom. Knowledge of basic trigonometry and physics is helpful. This lesson could be done by learners individually or in small groups. There are both quantitative and more open-ended questions requiring the students to apply their knowledge of vectors to real life situations.
LC Classification: Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Geography (General) -- Philosophy. Relation to other topics. Methodology -- Special methods -- Geographic information systems
Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Geography (General) -- Tables. Distances, geographical positions, etc. -- Global Positioning System
GEM Subject: Science -- Physics
Science -- Earth science
Science -- Physical sciences
Social studies -- Geography
Key Concept: Physics -- Vectors
Geography -- Geographic information systems (GIS)
Geography -- Global positioning systems (GPS)
Date Issued: 1998-08-13
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
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Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
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Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2011-04-04 03:00:03 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2014-06-18 12:34:02 (W3C-DTF)
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