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MathsClass This Week 18 August 2013

Sunday, 18 August 2013 | 0 Comments

This week on MathsLinks

Screenshot of Everything Doubled! - Curiosity Show

Everything Doubled! – Curiosity Show 18 Aug 2013

What if everything was doubled in height, width and depth?

Screenshot of Puzzle - Planting Trees - Curiosity Show

Puzzle – Planting Trees – Curiosity Show 16 Aug 2013

A problem solving activity that involves making a model.

Screenshot of Math Study

Math Study 14 Aug 2013 · via MrWAGNEEZY

This Silly Math Song, to the tune of “Get Lucky” by Daft Punk, takes a look at preparing for the big exam.

Screenshot of Pascal’s Triangle

Pascal’s Triangle 11 Aug 2013

An animation of Pascal's Triangle

Screenshot of The Nth Prime Page

The Nth Prime Page 11 Aug 2013

Find the nth prime all the way up to the 1,000,000,000,000th.

Screenshot of Police Braking Distance Demonstration

Police Braking Distance Demonstration 11 Aug 2013

Police officers demonstrating the exponential increase of stopping distance resulting from a linear increase in speed.

Screenshot of Stopping (Braking) Distance Calculator

Stopping (Braking) Distance Calculator 11 Aug 2013

Choose the road surface type, and then speed – to find the distance, or distance to find the speed.

Screenshot of Tire Marks

Tire Marks 11 Aug 2013

A blog post with lesson ideas about braking distance.

Screenshot of Better Online Math - Midpoint

Better Online Math – Midpoint 11 Aug 2013

Dan Meyer presents a model for “better online math”. But still a good activity for understanding finding the midpoint between two points.

The alternative link is to Dan's original blog post about this activity.

Screenshot of Can maths predict a riot

Can maths predict a riot 11 Aug 2013

Hannah Fry and her group at University College London investigate data from the 2011 London riots and found that the complex activity of rioters is reminiscent of shopping behavior and contagion.
via FlowingData

This week on MathsKit

Mathster Scientific Calculator under Calculators

Numeracy @ the Click of a Mouse under Primary

Write LaTeX under Equation Editors

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