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Modelling Increase in Rainfall with Temperature

Rise in global temperature will lead to increase in rainfall. Thermodynamics helps to predict the future.

Publisher: T³ Europe

Author: Ian Galloway

Topic:  Physics, STEM, Mathematics

Tags: Pressure, Temperature, Rain, SDG 13: Climate Action, SDG 6: Clean Water and Sanitation

Mathematics in Motion

Modelling things in motion – with some smart TI-Nspire mathematical tools

Publisher: Texas Instruments UK

Author: Linda Tetlow, Ian Galloway, Adrian Oldknow

Topic:  Mathematics, STEM

Tags: Modelling, Data, Calculus, Velocity

Computer Graphics

Different mathematical approaches used by computer programmers to create and manipulate images

Publisher: Texas Instruments UK

Author: Linda Tetlow, Ian Galloway, Adrian Oldknow

Topic:  Mathematics, Computer Science

Using Real World Data

Curriculum opportunities in both mathematics and science and also to cross-curricular dimensions: healthy lifestyles; global dimension and sustainable development; technology and the media;…

Publisher: Texas Instruments UK

Author: Linda Tetlow, Ian Galloway, Adrian Oldknow

Topic:  Mathematics, STEM

Capturing Data: Modelling and Interpretation

Reallife contexts, curriculum opportunities and cross-curricular dimensions

Publisher: Texas Instruments UK

Author: Linda Tetlow, Ian Galloway, Adrian Oldknow

Topic:  Mathematics, STEM

Tags: Data

Estimating the Earth’s Albedo

Earth’s albedo determines amount of solar radiation reflected by Earth’s surface. Carry out a lab exercise to measure Earth’s albedo using a light pro and coloured paper to resemble differe…

Publisher: T³ Europe

Editor: Ian Galloway, Christine Buerki

Author: Armando Severino

Topic:  Mathematics, Physics

Tags: Data collection, Sustainability, Climate Change, SDG 13: Climate Action, SDG 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities

It's a Sticking Point

Learn about Amontons’ two laws and find out why weight is not thrown forwards when stopping. We will discuss Jeremy Clarkson’s erroneous views on stopping distances and use TI STEM technolo…

Author: Ian Galloway

Topic:  Physics, STEM

Tags: Acceleration, Data collection, Dynamic Systems, Newton's law, Physics, Test of hypothesis, TI-Innovator Rover

Closing remarks Sharing Inspiration 2019

Closing remarks bringing to an end 4 days of intense discussion and debate. One day spent at the Jacques Delors building with policy makers and the next three with educators in the Crowne…

Publisher: T³ Europe

Author: Ian Galloway

Topic:  Other

Tags: Equations, Sharing Inspiration 2019

Are Mathematical and Scientific Models different?

Using the fitting of curves to cables this activity examines the nature of scientific and mathematical modeling. Either student instruction or CPD for professionals.

Publisher: T³ Europe

Author: Ian Galloway

Topic:  STEM

Tags: Modelling, Parabola, Physics, Quadratic, Software, Tangent, Vector calculus

The Bungee Jumper: a simple mathematical model

Exploring the energy transfers as a bungee jumper falls by considering each of the three stores (kinetic, gravitational and elastic) as a function of x and then summing.

Publisher: T³ Europe

Author: Ian Galloway

Topic:  STEM

Tags: Acceleration, Algebra, Dynamic Simulations, Functions, Mathematical thinking, Mechanics, Modelling, Physics, Sharing Inspiration 2019, Stochastics

A Lunar Ellipse

Students consider the question "What is the shape of the curve forming the terminator of the crescent moon?" They then calculate the area of the crescent and graph its variation over one m…

Author: Ian Galloway

Topic:  STEM

Tags: 3D Geometry, Coding, Algebra, Randomness, Angles, STEM, Area, T3, Ellipse, TI-Innovator, Frequency, Modelling, Physics, Sine

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

Ice and Salt

Use a temperature probe to investigate the effect of adding salt to a water/ice mixture.

Publisher: Texas Instruments UK

Editor: Barrie Galpin

Author: Ian Galloway

Topic:  Mathematics

Tags: Physics, Data collection

Air Resistance

Motion data from weighted cones shows air resistance varies as the square of terminal speed

Publisher: Texas Instruments UK

Editor: Barrie Galpin

Author: Ian Galloway

Topic:  Physics, STEM

Tags: Physics

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

Light Law

Use a light probe to explore an example of an inverse square law

Publisher: Texas Instruments UK

Editor: Barrie Galpin

Author: Ian Galloway

Topic:  Mathematics

Tags: Physics, STEM

g by freefall

Use the CBR2 to collect motion data and calculate the acceleration due to gravity.

Publisher: Texas Instruments UK

Editor: Barrie Galpin

Author: Ian Galloway

Topic:  Physics

Tags: Physics

Car motion

Use the CBR2 to collect and display motion data for different toy cars.

Publisher: Texas Instruments UK

Editor: Barrie Galpin

Author: Ian Galloway

Topic:  Physics, STEM

Tags: Physics, Velocity