Education Technology

Science Tools App

Published on 06/09/2008

Activity Overview

This App provides students the capability to perform unit conversions as well as use the graphing and vector tool, handle constants and conversions, and deal with significant figures.

Before the Activity

  • See the attached PDF file for detailed instructions for this activity
  • During the Activity

    Follow the Activity procedures:

    Significant Figures Calculator:

    • Choose the SIG FIG calculator option
    • Enter numbers
    • Perform computations
    • Check the number of significant figures


     

    Exploring the Vector Calculator:

    • Choose Vector Calculator
    • Draw a vector
    • Input vector's coordinates.
    • Select the second vector
    • View the resultant vector

    After the Activity

  • Discuss concepts related to vectors and significant numbers