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Function Machines

Put a number into the Function Machine and see what comes out. (Includes video tutorial)

Editor: Barrie Galpin

Topic:  Mathematics

Tags: Functions, Coding

City Data

Data from 50 cities around the world - all ready to be explored and analysed

Publisher: Texas Instruments UK

Editor: Barrie Galpin

Topic:  Mathematics

Tags: Decimals, Data, Differentiation

Trig Symmetry

A tool to demonstrate that parts of the trig function curves are essentially the same.

Publisher: T³ United Kingdom

Editor: Barrie Galpin

Author: Nevil Hopley

Topic:  Mathematics

Tags: Trigonometry

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

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

The Warehouse Problem

Where to position a warehouse in order to minimise travelling distance to the three stores it serves?

Publisher: Texas Instruments UK

Editor: Barrie Galpin

Author: Ron Lancaster

Topic:  Mathematics

Tags: Modelling

Intersecting Tangents of a Parabola

Construct two tangents to a parabola and investigate the coordinates of their point of intersection.

Publisher: Texas Instruments UK

Editor: Barrie Galpin

Topic:  Mathematics

Tags: Quadratic, Simultaneous equations, Reasoning, Coordinate Geometry, Tangent

How many solutions?

Use graphs and the nsolve(...) command to explore equations' solutions and discover properties of negative indices.

Publisher: Texas Instruments UK

Editor: Barrie Galpin

Author: Nevil Hopley

Topic:  Mathematics

Tags: Decimals, Exponential, Powers and roots, Calculator methods, Index, Mathematical thinking

Graphs in the next dimension

Use an introduction to 3D graphs to reinforce understanding of 2D graphs. (Operating System 3.x)

Publisher: Texas Instruments UK

Editor: Barrie Galpin

Author: Nevil Hopley

Topic:  Mathematics

Tags: Linear, Quadratic, Functions, 3D objects

Circle Angles

Seven activities in which students investigate angles in circles using basic geometric constructions.

Publisher: Texas Instruments UK

Editor: Barrie Galpin

Topic:  Mathematics

Tags: Angles, Circle theorems, Geometry

Cone Volumes

Calculate and optimise the volume of a cone using a variety of measurements. (OS 3.x)

Publisher: Texas Instruments UK

Editor: Barrie Galpin

Author: Nevil Hopley

Topic:  Mathematics

Tags: Functions, 3D objects, Surface area, Pythagoras, Triangle, Cones, Trigonometry, Volume

Population predictions

Real-time population data is used to develop models and make predictions of world population growth.

Publisher: Texas Instruments UK

Editor: Barrie Galpin

Author: Jonathan Powell

Topic:  Mathematics

Tags: Linear, Exponential, Data