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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

Adding Fractions

Innovative way to explore fraction concepts, particularly equivalence and addition.

Publisher: Texas Instruments UK

Editor: Barrie Galpin

Author: Jay Timotheus

Topic:  Mathematics

Tags: Fractions, Similarity, Geometry

High ground, low ground

What is the quickest route from Start to Finish across two types of ground where different speeds are possible?

Publisher: Texas Instruments UK

Author: David J C Elgin

Topic:  Mathematics

Tags: Pythagoras, Velocity, Time

Moving from Degrees to Radians

Measuring angles using degrees and radians (both decimals and fractions of π).

Publisher: Texas Instruments UK

Editor: Barrie Galpin

Author: Nevil Hopley

Topic:  Mathematics

Tags: Fractions, Decimals, Angles, History of maths, Trigonometry

Volumes of Revolution

Rotate a curve about the x-axis and explore the volume of the shape generated.

Publisher: Texas Instruments UK

Editor: Barrie Galpin

Author: Andy Kemp

Topic:  Mathematics

Tags: Integration

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

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

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

Carbon dating

Estimate the age of a skeleton and discover exponential functions while investigating radioactive decay.

Publisher: Texas Instruments UK

Editor: Barrie Galpin

Author: Linda Tetlow

Topic:  Physics, STEM

Tags: Physics, Exponential, Functions, Differential equations

What's in your breakfast?

Inequalities and data handling in the context of the nutritional content of breakfast cereals

Publisher: Texas Instruments UK

Editor: Barrie Galpin

Author: Linda Tetlow

Topic:  Mathematics, Biology

Tags: STEM, Inequalities, Data

Reaction times

Pose a question, set up an experiment and analyse your results using TI-Nspire.

Publisher: Texas Instruments UK

Editor: Barrie Galpin

Author: Linda Tetlow

Topic:  Physics, STEM

Tags: STEM, Data

Patterns to Graphs

Experience the connection between a number pattern and its graph

Publisher: Texas Instruments UK

Editor: Barrie Galpin

Topic:  Mathematics

Tags: Linear, Patterns, Functions, Graphs

Trig ratios in four quadrants

Use trig graphs to investigate the sin, cos and tan of angles in four quadrants.

Publisher: Texas Instruments UK

Editor: Christopher Rath

Topic:  Mathematics

Tags: Trigonometry

A number plus its square

How many ways to solve problems such as "a number plus its square equals 16"?

Publisher: Texas Instruments UK

Editor: Barrie Galpin

Author: Linda Tetlow

Topic:  Mathematics

Tags: Various topics

Barn and pen problem

A simple version of the maximum-area problem for younger students

Publisher: Texas Instruments UK

Editor: Barrie Galpin

Topic:  Mathematics

Tags: Area, Optimization