Vectors and scalars

For the GCSE course you need to be able to:

Explain that a scalar quantity has magnitude (size) but no specific direction.

Explain that a vector quantity has both magnitude (size) and a specific direction.

Explain the difference between vector and scalar quantities and give examples of each.

Recall that velocity is speed in a stated direction.

Useful resources and powerpoints:

Khan Academy Vectors and Scalars video

BBC Bitesize page on Vectors and Scalars