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Screenshot of A science teacher’s presentation of scientific numbers

A science teacher’s presentation of scientific numbers 6 Mar 2011

How a science teacher presents scientific numbers – presented by a young energetic science teacher. Could either show the video or…see details …
Screenshot of Airplane infront of the moon

Airplane infront of the moon 13 Feb 2011

WCYDWT? This image is a great stimulus to build a similar triangle problem. Students could use the internet to find out various dimensions and…see details …
Screenshot of Angle Sum of Triangle using your IWB

Angle Sum of Triangle using your IWB 25 Aug 2011

How to instructions to set up a fun angle sum of triangles activity on your Interactive White Board. Students love building the triangles once they…see details …
Screenshot of Bablyonian use of square root of two

Bablyonian use of square root of two 26 Nov 2011

Photographs and analysis of an 1800 BC Babylonian table showing the diagonal of a square and ancient knowledge of the value of square root of two…see details …
Screenshot of Babylonian Maths

Babylonian Maths 7 Oct 2011

A full teaching resource kit on maths in Ancient Babylon, including videos presented by a mathematical archaeologist, worksheets and activities…see details …
Screenshot of Bronowksi demonstrates Pythagoras Theorem

Bronowksi demonstrates Pythagoras Theorem 15 Jan 2011

From the 1973 BBC Series “The Ascent of Man”, Bronowski travels to Samos and shows how Pythagoras’ Theorem can be demonstrated…see details …
Screenshot of Buffon’s Needle simulation to generate Pi

Buffon’s Needle simulation to generate Pi 3 Dec 2011

A high quality Flash Animation to demonstrate Buffon’s Needle Theorem. Fire it up on your IWB and leave it running for a good while to get…see details …
Screenshot of Carl Sagan describes Kepler’s discoveries of elliptical orbits

Carl Sagan describes Kepler’s discoveries of elliptical orbits 28 Jan 2013

5 minute extract from Carl Sagan's "Cosmos" series. Explanation of Kepler's Laws of Planetary Motion - with good mathematical…see details …
Screenshot of Conic sections - Dandelin spheres

Conic sections - Dandelin spheres 12 Jan 2013

Visualisation of conic sections made by shining light on a sphere - and the associated sphere which would make up a Dandelin pair.see details …
Screenshot of Conic sections - Darkness

Conic sections - Darkness 12 Jan 2013

A short 30 second clip showing conic sections resulting from a torch shined on a soccer ball.see details …