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Virtual Show, Spring 2021

Years 10 and 11

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).

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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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CURRICULUM TICK-LIST

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?

Quadratic Equations
Parabolas
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
Pythagoras

Remember, this is a Maths Inspiration show, not an exam sills session!