These sites are for high school physics students to learn the basics of vectors, vector notation, and how vectors are used in physics.
BBC Vector Notation
Here is an introduction to vectors, including interactive tools on vector notation.
Introduction to Vectors
This tutorial includes descriptions and interactive tools to help students understand vectors.
BBC Vectors in Physics
Here is a short description of the uses of vectors in physics problems, including some sample problems.
Matrix Algebra: Vectors
This PDF file gives a thorough explanation of matrices and their use in vector notation.
Vectors and Matrices
This page includes a quick summary of how to use matrices to describe and add, or multiply vectors. Students should already have an understanding of matrices, and unit vectors.
This site provides an explanation of unit vectors and unit vector notation.
This interactive tool allows students to add two vectors, see the resulting vector, and see the equation for each vector.
Vector Boat Game
This lesson plan includes an interactive game. Students use vectors to steer an imaginary boat to land on an island, catch fish, or avoid a storm.
Vectors and Directions
This site includes description of vectors, practice problems on determining the direction and magnitude of a vector, and information on adding vectors, including some animations.
Here are links to explanations of vectors, including adding and subtracting vectors, unit vector notation, and dot and cross products. NOTE: Full version of each lesson requires Geometer's Sketchpad.