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A powerpoint, aimed at Year 9, which introduces trig through its history and applications
 

6 October 2014 Edit: 8 July 2015

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Attribution: 1. Wikipedia, Wikimedia, Wikieducator 2. ‘Tree Close-up’, Marina Shemesh, Public Domain, http://www.publicdomainpictures.net/view-image.php?image=44564&picture=tree-close-up 3. ‘Triangle scull’, Piotr Siedlecki, Public Domain http://www.publicdomainpictures.net/view-image.php?image=80988&picture=triangle-scull 4. Bust of Pythagoras, Public Domain http://space.about.com/od/astronomyhistory/ig/Pythagoras-Pictures-Gallery/Pythagoras-Bust.htm With gratitude to School Mathematics/Statistics, University of St Andrews, Scotland 5. “Way of Cats” blog http://www.wayofcats.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/pythagoreancat.jpg 6. 'Shadow reckoning', image, complete-concrete-concise.com 7. ‘Cat in chair’, Jennifer Lilley, Public Domain, http://www.publicdomainpictures.net/view-image.php?image=43512&picture=cat-in-chair 8. ‘Golden Star’, Petr Kratochvil, Public Domain, http://www.publicdomainpictures.net/view-image.php?image=10217&picture=golden-star&large=1 9. Public domain: George Hodan http://www.publicdomainpictures.net/view-image.php?image=58421&picture=cat 10. ‘Kitten Looking Up’ Public domain: Lynne Greyling Source: http://www.publicdomainpictures.net/view-image.php?image=86035&picture=kitten-looking-up 11. 'Height of a tree', image, http://nzmaths.co.nz/resource/trigonometric-applications-outside-classroom 12. ‘Bodiam Castle, England’, Public Domain http://www.free-desktop-backgrounds.net/Architecture-wallpapers/Castle-wallpapers/Bodiam-castle-and-moat-east-sussex-England.html’ 13. Distance of the Earth from the Sun, using the Moon, http://maths.adelaide.edu.au/hayden.tronnolone/teaching/mad/media/4/AstronomyTrigonometryActivity.pdf 14. Mt Wondabyne trig point, http://www.waymarking.com/wm/search.aspx?f=1&kw=wondabyne%20trig&st=2 15. Pierce, Rod. "Trigonometry" Math Is Fun. Ed. Rod Pierce. 20 Jul 2014. 28 Sep 2014 16. Image of trees, http://www.public-domain-image.com/nature-landscapes-public-domain-images-pictures/forest-public-domain-images-pictures/an-aspen-canopy-located-on-the-slope-of-the-san-fransisco-peaks.jpg.html 17. Image of sea-shore, Matthew Fry, FlickrHiveMind.net 18. Blog, Kindigo, ‘Triangle Cat’ http://eyekay.save-janos.net/blog/tag/triangle-cat/


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