






Chapter 3: TwoDimensional Motion and Vectors 


Welcome to Holt Physics. Chapter 3 describes scalar and vector quantities and projectile motion. Use the links below to find learning tools that will help you review the chapter and extend your study of twodimensional motion and vectors. 


Review and Practice 


Reading Skills: KWL This worksheet will help you organize your thoughts before and after you read the chapter or an article.






Glossary of Terms: Chapter 3 Use this handy glossary to enhance your proficiency with the terms found in this chapter.






Homework Help: Chapter 3 Study Guide Select one of the sections listed below to review key skills and concepts from the chapter.
Section 1  Section 2  Section 3  Section 4  Mixed Review






Practice Problems: Chapter 3 Select one of the topics listed below to practice using the concepts found in this chapter. Finding Resultant Magnitude and Direction
Resolving Vectors
Adding Vectors Algebraically
Projectiles Launched Horizontally
Projectiles Launched at an Angle
Relative Velocity






Quiz Yourself: TwoDimensional Motion and Vectors Click here to test your knowledge of twodimensional motion and vectors.






Teacher Notes



Enrichment and Extension 


Online Research: SciLinks Visit NSTA's SciLinks Web site, which links you to some of the most uptodate science information on the Internet. When you get to the site, log in, and then enter a keyword for the topic you want to research. The topics and keywords for Chapter 3 are listed below.
TOPIC: Vectors
SciLinks CODE: HF2031
TOPIC: Projectile motion
SciLinks CODE: HF2032
TOPIC: Speed of Light
SciLinks CODE: HF2033






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