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Integrating STEM with TI-Nspire Technology Adrian Oldknow The Mathematical Association firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.facebook.com/HPCatalyst
Good morning and welcome Apologies for my lousy Powerpoint skills Many thanks to TI for: Supporting this conference Making this fantastic technology Making the last 20 years of my life so much fun! And it still gets better.... And thanks to you for coming along.
I guess we know, and are still learning, what TI- Nspire Technology is? But what do you understand by STEM? And why should it be integrated? (Hint: State of the Union) Not: S TE M – but maybe SMarT Our countries need SMarT schools and teachers
I’ll take examples from schools developing cross- curricular cooperation to make the subjects more joined-up and engaging for all. Sports and Toys for Enjoyment & Motivation
Format of today’s session: First: plug the books! Second: the links are on the handout but e-mail me if you want a copy with live links email@example.com Third: there will be some data-logging, video capture and geometry using both TI-Nspire and some other technologies. Ready to go?
A mental starter a)9.8, 9.8, 9.8, 9.8,..,..,.., b)1, 2, 3, 4, 5,..,..,.., c)1, 4, 9, 15, 25,..,..,.., d)1, 2, 4, 8, 16,..,..,.., e)1, ½, ¼, 1/8, 1/16,..,..,.., In each case predict the next 3 values, sketch a graph, use a name to describe the process, think of an experiment which might give data like this.
Can you estimate the date of the photos – and the speed of the Jag?
CUT 7 http://www.jagweb.com/jaguarmodelclub/cut7.htm Jaguar E-Type 3.8 Competition Coupe Sold £295,625 - Feb 2005 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jaguar_E-Type Length = 4.7 m. Low-drag Mk1 concept – Lord Cowdray
Digital camera at 210 fps You could estimate speeds by single- stepping frames e.g. In Media Player
US Open Source Physics www.cabrillo.edu/~dbrown/tracker/ www.cabrillo.edu/~dbrown/tracker/
Teachers TV Hard to Teach - quadratics http://www.teachers.tv/videos/quadratic-equations http://www.teachers.tv/videos/quadratic-equations TDA used the idea for recruitment posters on the London underground and buses.