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Barrie Galpin


barrie.galpin@zen.co.uk

www.tcubed.org.uk


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Turn, turn, turn, turn

UPDATED. Four rotations of 90° and you get back to where you started .... always?

Publisher: Texas Instruments UK

Editor: Barrie Galpin

Topic:  Mathematics

Tags: Transformations

Time of Death

Collect temperature data and use an exponential model to estimate time of death.

Publisher: Texas Instruments UK

Editor: Barrie Galpin

Author: Ian Galloway

Topic:  Mathematics

Tags: Physics

Hurricane force

Investigate data from weather stations including wind speeds in different units

Publisher: Texas Instruments UK

Editor: Barrie Galpin

Author: Linda Tetlow

Topic:  Mathematics

Tags: Environment, Exponential, Measures, STEM

GB Olympic Medals

UPDATED. How many Olympic medals will Team GB win in Rio 2016?

Publisher: Texas Instruments UK

Editor: Barrie Galpin

Topic:  Mathematics

Tags: Data, Sport

The Legacy

You have been left one million pounds! How to spend or invest it over 50 years?

Publisher: Texas Instruments UK

Editor: Barrie Galpin

Author: Allan Duncan

Topic:  Mathematics

Tags: Interest, Tables, Modelling

Olympic Cycling

Four problem-solving activities on the theme of track cycling.

Publisher: Texas Instruments UK

Editor: Barrie Galpin

Author: Jonathan Powell

Topic:  Mathematics

Tags: Data, Tables, Sport, Geometry

STEM calculator guide

A guide to using the handheld to perform calculations typically done in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths. (Revised for v3.2.)

Publisher: Texas Instruments UK

Editor: Barrie Galpin

Topic:  Mathematics, STEM

Tags: STEM, Standard form, Notation

Investigating magnetic fields

Use a voltage probe to investigate em induction when a magnet passes through a coil of wire.

Publisher: Texas Instruments UK

Editor: Barrie Galpin

Author: Ian Galloway

Topic:  Physics

Tags: Physics

Compare the weather

Use data display and statistical calculations to investigate weather data for 20 world locations with very different climates.

Publisher: Texas Instruments UK

Editor: Barrie Galpin

Author: Linda Tetlow

Topic:  Mathematics

Tags: Data, Climate, Sustainability

How many squares?

Encourages a systematic approach when searching for solutions. (Works well with TI-Nspire Navigator)

Publisher: Texas Instruments UK

Editor: Barrie Galpin

Author: Andy Kemp

Topic:  Mathematics

Tags: Circles, Mathematical thinking

Coordinates

An introduction to the use of coordinates for younger students

Publisher: Texas Instruments UK

Editor: Barrie Galpin

Topic:  Mathematics

Tags: Coordinate systems

Midpoint Investigation

Investigate the relationship between the coordinates of the endpoints of a line segment and the coordinates of its midpoint.

Publisher: Texas Instruments UK

Editor: Barrie Galpin

Author: Karen Birnie

Topic:  Mathematics

Tags: Points and lines, Coordinate systems

Dissecting squares

A square is dissected to form three triangles and a quadrilateral. What fraction of the square is each part?

Publisher: Texas Instruments UK

Editor: Barrie Galpin

Topic:  Mathematics

Tags: Fractions, Scattergraphs, Algebra, Geometry

Temperature Conversions

At what temperature does the number of degrees C equal the number of degrees F?

Publisher: Texas Instruments UK

Editor: Barrie Galpin

Topic:  Mathematics, STEM, Physics

Tags: Positive/negative numbers, Temperature, Use of scales, Physics

Triangles

An introduction to the angle properties of triangles and their construction.

Publisher: Texas Instruments UK

Editor: Barrie Galpin

Topic:  Mathematics

Tags: Angles, Triangle

Connecting Algebra, Geometry and Graphs

Move from words to symbols, to geometric representations, to plotted points and finally to graphs.

Publisher: Texas Instruments UK

Editor: Barrie Galpin

Author: Allan Duncan

Topic:  Mathematics

Tags: Linear, Quadratic, 2D shapes, Letters and symbols, Geometry, Algebra

Pythagoras' Theorem

Discover, confirm, illustrate and use Pythagoras' Theorem

Publisher: Texas Instruments UK

Editor: Barrie Galpin

Author: Jay Timotheus

Topic:  Mathematics

Tags: Pythagoras

Line through two points

An exploration of the equation of a straight line passing through two points using similar triangles.

Publisher: Texas Instruments UK

Editor: Barrie Galpin

Author: Andy Kemp

Topic:  Mathematics

Tags: Points and lines

Moveable Squares

Move congruent squares to form nets, polyominoes and other shapes. (Ideally used with TI-Nspire Navigator)

Publisher: Texas Instruments UK

Editor: Barrie Galpin

Topic:  Mathematics

Tags: Nets, 2D shapes, Symmetry