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Barrie Galpin

United Kingdom


barrie.galpin@zen.co.uk

www.tcubed.org.uk


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Angle Theorems

Author: Barrie Galpin

Tags: Algebra

Traditional angle theorems explored in a far from traditional way!

City Data

Author: Barrie Galpin

Topic:  Mathematics

Tags: Decimals, Data, Differentiation

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

Trig Symmetry

Author: Barrie Galpin

Topic:  Mathematics

Tags: Trigonometry

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

Turn, turn, turn, turn

Author: Barrie Galpin

Topic:  Mathematics

Tags: Transformations

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

Time of Death

Author: Barrie Galpin

Topic:  Mathematics

Tags: Physics

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

Hurricane force

Author: Barrie Galpin

Topic:  Mathematics

Tags: Environment, Exponential, Measures, STEM

Investigate data from weather stations including wind speeds in different units

GB Olympic Medals

Author: Barrie Galpin

Topic:  Mathematics

Tags: Data, Sport

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

Olympic Cycling

Author: Barrie Galpin

Topic:  Mathematics

Tags: Data, Tables, Sport, Geometry

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

STEM calculator guide

Author: Barrie Galpin

Topic:  Mathematics

Tags: STEM, Standard form, Notation

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

Heads and Tails

Author: Barrie Galpin

Tags: Binomial Distribution, Probability

Experimental probability... for better samples make them bigger.
(Navigator activity)

Light Law

Author: Barrie Galpin

Tags: Physics, STEM

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

g by freefall

Author: Barrie Galpin

Tags: Physics

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

Car motion

Author: Barrie Galpin

Tags: Physics

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

Carbon dating

Author: Barrie Galpin

Tags: Physics, Exponential, Functions, Differential equations

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

What's in your breakfast?

Author: Barrie Galpin

Tags: STEM, Inequalities

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

Reaction times

Author: Barrie Galpin

Tags: STEM, Biology

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

Patterns to Graphs

Author: Barrie Galpin

Tags: Linear, Patterns, Functions

Experience the connection between a number pattern and its graph

A number plus its square

Author: Barrie Galpin

Tags: Various topics

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

Barn and pen problem

Author: Barrie Galpin

Tags: Area

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

Perfect Pitch

Author: Barrie Galpin

Tags: Exponential, Patterns, STEM, Geometric series, Physics, Loci

Look for connections and patterns in the frequencies and wavelengths of sequences of musical notes