Learning objects Sea rescue

TLF ID L54

Save a dog on a drifting boat before it collides with rocks. Adjust the course and speed of a rescue boat. Explore relationships between angles, speed, distance and time. Express velocity and direction as vector values. This learning object is one in a series of three learning objects. The series is also packaged as a combined learning object.



Educational details

Key learning objectives
  • Students analyse the relative motion of two objects by using vectors.
  • Students relate the components of a vector to its magnitude and direction.
Year level

10

TopicsMotion
Learning area
  • mathematics;
  • science
Strand
  • Science/Physical sciences
  • Science/Science understanding
    Concept
    • Science/Motion
    • Science/Simple experiments
    • Science/Safety
    • Science/Quantitative data
    • Mathematics/Simultaneous equations
    • Mathematics/Trigonometry
    • Mathematics/Spatial patterns
    Skill
    • Analysis;
    • Application;
    • Comprehension;
    • Knowledge
    Student activity
    • Interactives;
    • Experiment;
    • Analysis;
    • Modelling
    Learning design
    • Independent learning;
    • Experiential learning;
    • Problem solving;
    • Visual learning

    Other details

    Contributors
    • Subject matter expert
    • Organisation: Australian Science Teachers Association
    • Address: Canberra ACT 2600 Australia
    • URL: http://www.asta.edu.au/
    • Technical implementer
    • Publisher
    • Date of contribution: 28 Jan 2014
    • Organisation: Education Services Australia
    • Address: Melbourne VIC 3000 Australia
    • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au
    Access profile
    • Colour independence
    • Device independence
    • Hearing independence
    Learning resource type
    • Interactive Resource
    Browsers
    • Microsoft Internet Explorer - minimum version: 8.0 (MS-Windows) - maximum version: 9.0 (MS- Windows)
    • Firefox - minimum version: (MS-Windows)
    • Safari - minimum version: 5.1 (MacOS)
    Operating systems
    • MacOS - minimum version: 10.6
    • MS-Windows - minimum version: XP - maximum version: 7
    Rights
    • © Education Services Australia Ltd, 2013, except where indicated under Acknowledgements.

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