Resources tagged with: STEM - General

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Angle of Shot

Age 16 to 18
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At what angle should you release the shot to break Olympic records?

10 Olympic Starters

Age 16 to 18
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10 intriguing starters related to the mechanics of sport.

Pole Vaulting

Age 16 to 18
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Consider the mechanics of pole vaulting

Little Little G

Age 16 to 18
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See how little g and your weight varies around the world. Did this variation help Bob Beamon to long-jumping succes in 1968?

What's the Point of Squash?

Age 14 to 18
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Under which circumstances would you choose to play to 10 points in a game of squash which is currently tied at 8-all?

Light Weights

Age 16 to 18
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See how the weight of weights varies across the globe.

First Forward Into Logo 12: Puzzling Sums

Age 11 to 18
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Can you puzzle out what sequences these Logo programs will give? Then write your own Logo programs to generate sequences.

First Forward Into Logo 11: Sequences

Age 11 to 18
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This part introduces the use of Logo for number work. Learn how to use Logo to generate sequences of numbers.

First Forward Into Logo 10: Count up - Count Down

Age 11 to 18
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What happens when a procedure calls itself?

First Forward Into Logo 9: Stars

Age 11 to 18
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Turn through bigger angles and draw stars with Logo.

Making Moiré Patterns

Age 11 to 18
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Moiré patterns are intriguing interference patterns. Create your own beautiful examples using LOGO!

First Forward Into Logo 8: More about Variables

Age 11 to 18
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Write a Logo program, putting in variables, and see the effect when you change the variables.

First Forward Into Logo 6: Variables and Procedures

Age 11 to 18
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Learn to write procedures and build them into Logo programs. Learn to use variables.

First Forward Into Logo 7: Angles of Polygons

Age 11 to 18
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More Logo for beginners. Learn to calculate exterior angles and draw regular polygons using procedures and variables.

The Mathematical Problems Faced by Advanced STEM Students

Age 16 to 18

STEM students at university often encounter mathematical difficulties. This articles highlights the various content problems and the 7 key process problems encountered by STEM students.

Maths Is Everywhere!

Age 11 to 16
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Maths is everywhere in the world! Take a look at these images. What mathematics can you see?

First Forward Into Logo 3: Repeat REPEAT

Age 7 to 16
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More Logo for beginners. Now learn more about the REPEAT command.

First Forward Into Logo 2: Polygons

Age 7 to 16
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This is the second in a twelve part introduction to Logo for beginners. In this part you learn to draw polygons.

CSI: Chemical Scene Investigation

Age 16 to 18
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There has been a murder on the Stevenson estate. Use your analytical chemistry skills to assess the crime scene and identify the cause of death...

First Forward Into Logo 4: Circles

Age 7 to 16
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Learn how to draw circles using Logo. Wait a minute! Are they really circles? If not what are they?

First Forward Into Logo 5: Pen Up, Pen Down

Age 7 to 16
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Learn about Pen Up and Pen Down in Logo

David and Goliath

Age 14 to 18
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Does weight confer an advantage to shot putters?

Shaping the Universe III - to Infinity and Beyond

Age 11 to 16

The third installment in our series on the shape of astronomical systems, this article explores galaxies and the universe beyond our solar system.

First Forward Into Logo 1: Square Five

Age 7 to 16
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A Short introduction to using Logo. This is the first in a twelve part series.

Speed-time Problems at the Olympics

Age 14 to 16
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Have you ever wondered what it would be like to race against Usain Bolt?

Robot Camera

Age 14 to 16
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Could nanotechnology be used to see if an artery is blocked? Or is this just science fiction?

Bent Out of Shape

Age 14 to 18
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An introduction to bond angle geometry.

Shaping the Universe II - the Solar System

Age 11 to 16

The second in a series of articles on visualising and modelling shapes in the history of astronomy.

Where Are You Flying?

Age 14 to 18
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Where do people fly to from London? What is good and bad about these representations?

Shaping the Universe I - Planet Earth

Age 11 to 16

This article explores ths history of theories about the shape of our planet. It is the first in a series of articles looking at the significance of geometric shapes in the history of astronomy.

Helicopters

Age 7 to 16
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Design and test a paper helicopter. What is the best design?