10 February 2021 (5/2/21 - 2 to 2:50pm and 10/2/21 - 11 to 11:50am)
WHAT'S THE POINT OF QUADRATIC EQUATIONS AND TRIGONOMETRY - TWO SHOW PASS
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Host: Matt Parker
Two Show Pass: £50.00 + VAT
GCSE Shows (Recorded versions only, can be watched at home or in school - no interactive element on recorded shows).
SHOW 1 - 5 February 2021 - 2pm to 2:50pm (NOTE: this show has aired, but the recorded version is available for purchase for one month from the live transmission date).
What's the Point Of...Quadratic Equations? - Discover the surprising ways in which quadratic equations crop up in the real world, from falling objects to probability.
SHOW 2 - 10 February 2021 - 11am to 11:50am (NOTE: this show has aired, but the recorded version is available for purchase for one month from the live transmission date)
What's the Point Of...Trigonometry? - Discover a variety of ways in which sines, cosines and tangents crop up in everything from music to VFX.
There will be brief pre-show shout-outs, the show itself will begin at about 11:05am.
Hosted by Matt Parker, with guest slots from at least three presenters on each show.
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We've designed these shows to fit comfortably within a lesson. If you're still worried that you have to convince your SLT that they're worth watching during school hours, here are some curriculum topics we'll almost certainly be touching on:
Show 1 - What's the Point of...Quadratic Equations?
The probability of two events
Acceleration due to gravity
Show 2 - What's the Point of...Trigonometry?
Sine, Cosine and Tangent
Circles and sine waves
Remember, this is a Maths Inspiration show, not an exam sills session!