Solar Tracker Panels – How to simulate a Sun tracker in order to optimize solar panels orientation

Optimize the position of a rectangular solar panel in order to follow the Sun’s path during the day.

Publisher: T³ Europe

Editor: Ian Galloway, Christine Buerki

Author: Alexandre Técher

Topic: Mathematics, Physics, STEM

Students learn that some physical quantities behave like vectors fairly early. However the nature of vectors and the application of vector algebra model to real life situations is often fai…

Publisher: T³ Europe

Author: Ian Galloway

Topic: Mathematics, Physics

Auf die richtige Beleuchtung kommt es an …

Ermüdungsfreies Arbeiten und die Gesunderhaltung der Augen untersucht mithilfe Physik, Mathematik und Informatik

Publisher: T³ Europe

Editor: Ian Galloway, Christine Buerki

Author: Roland Seidel

Topic: Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science

The Right Lighting is Important ...

Fatigue-free work and keeping eyes healthy studied with the help of physics, mathematics and computer science

Publisher: T³ Europe

Editor: Ian Galloway, Christine Buerki

Author: Roland Seidel

Topic: Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science

Classrooms are mini-ecosystem with own climate. Learn about the latency of environmental factors, like temperature, humidity, and air quality. Implement an automated environmental measureme…

Publisher: T³ Europe

Editor: Ian Galloway, Christine Buerki

Author: Veit Berger, Hans-Martin Hilbig

Topic: STEM

Developing a robotic prototype for controlling the movement of an electric wheelchair, only with head movements.

Publisher: T³ Europe

Editor: Ian Galloway, Christine Buerki

Author: Alexandre Gomes

Topic: Mathematics, STEM

Modelling Increase in Rainfall with Temperature

Rise in global temperature will lead to increase in rainfall. Thermodynamics helps to predict the future.

Publisher: T³ Europe

Editor: Ian Galloway, Christine Buerki

Author: Ian Galloway

Topic: Physics, STEM, Mathematics

Modelling things in motion – with some smart TI-Nspire mathematical tools

Publisher: Texas Instruments UK

Author: Linda Tetlow, Ian Galloway, Adrian Oldknow

Topic: Mathematics, STEM

Different mathematical approaches used by computer programmers to create and manipulate images

Publisher: Texas Instruments UK

Author: Linda Tetlow, Ian Galloway, Adrian Oldknow

Topic: Mathematics, Computer Science

Curriculum opportunities in both mathematics and science and also to cross-curricular dimensions: healthy lifestyles; global dimension and sustainable development; technology and the media;…

Publisher: Texas Instruments UK

Author: Linda Tetlow, Ian Galloway, Adrian Oldknow

Topic: Mathematics, STEM

Capturing Data: Modelling and Interpretation

Reallife contexts, curriculum opportunities and cross-curricular dimensions

Publisher: Texas Instruments UK

Author: Linda Tetlow, Ian Galloway, Adrian Oldknow

Topic: Mathematics, STEM

Earth’s albedo determines amount of solar radiation reflected by Earth’s surface. Carry out a lab exercise to measure Earth’s albedo using a light pro and coloured paper to resemble differe…

Publisher: T³ Europe

Editor: Ian Galloway, Christine Buerki

Author: Armando Severino

Topic: Mathematics, Physics

Learn about Amontons’ two laws and find out why weight is not thrown forwards when stopping. We will discuss Jeremy Clarkson’s erroneous views on stopping distances and use TI STEM technolo…

Publisher: T³ Europe

Author: Ian Galloway

Closing remarks Sharing Inspiration 2019

Closing remarks bringing to an end 4 days of intense discussion and debate. One day spent at the Jacques Delors building with policy makers and the next three with educators in the Crowne…

Publisher: T³ Europe

Author: Ian Galloway

Topic: Other

Are Mathematical and Scientific Models different?

Using the fitting of curves to cables this activity examines the nature of scientific and mathematical modeling. Either student instruction or CPD for professionals.

Publisher: T³ Europe

Author: Ian Galloway

Topic: STEM

An European TI-Nspire Science Pilot 2012

The TI-Nspire Lab Cradle - a solution to investigate work in science supporting students' understanding through the use of technology

Publisher: T³ Europe

Editor: Ian Galloway

Author: Abdel Yazi, Armando Severino, Cathy Baars, Fernanda Neri, Fiona Dickens, Frank Liebner, Jean-Louis Balas, Lee Fox, Olivier Douvere, Petra Ryrstedt, Sanja Herrström, T³ Europe

The Bungee Jumper: a simple mathematical model

Exploring the energy transfers as a bungee jumper falls by considering each of the three stores (kinetic, gravitational and elastic) as a function of x and then summing.

Publisher: T³ Europe

Author: Ian Galloway

Topic: STEM

Closing remarks for Sharing Inspiration 2017

Closing comments and taking our ideas forward

Publisher: T³ Europe

Author: Ian Galloway

Topic: STEM

Students consider the question "What is the shape of the curve forming the terminator of the crescent moon?" They then calculate the area of the crescent and graph its variation over one m…

Author: Ian Galloway

Topic: STEM

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

Publisher: Texas Instruments UK

Editor: Barrie Galpin

Author: Ian Galloway

Topic: Mathematics