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Ecomaths
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Ecomaths Local Food

ABC ME September 6, 2016
A new way of showing how maths is used in the real world to help create a sustainable future. Stefan Gates meets people using maths to find innovative solutions to the ...

A new way of showing how maths is used in the real world to help create a sustainable future. Stefan Gates meets people using maths to find innovative solutions to the ecological challenges of our age.

Ecomaths
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Ecomaths Wood Fuel

ABC ME November 28, 2016
In this episode, Stefan heads into the woods of Sussex to explore sustainable energy and meets a group of students who use algebra to compare different types of energy.

In this episode, Stefan heads into the woods of Sussex to explore sustainable energy and meets a group of students who use algebra to compare different types of energy.

Ecomaths
10:06 | 0

Ecomaths Rainwater Harvesting

ABC ME November 7, 2016
In this episode targeted at the Primary maths curriculum Stefan visit a huge hi-tech greenhouse in Kent to learn how much rain can be collected from a roof using ideas of ...

In this episode targeted at the Primary maths curriculum Stefan visit a huge hi-tech greenhouse in Kent to learn how much rain can be collected from a roof using ideas of conservation of volume and calculating area.

Hindu-Arabic numerals and the decimal point
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Hindu-Arabic numerals and the decimal point

Clip from Science And Islam
Jim AlKhalili demonstrates the difference between the Roman and HinduArabic numeric systems and the origin of the decimal point.

Jim AlKhalili demonstrates the difference between the Roman and HinduArabic numeric systems and the origin of the decimal point.

Al-Khwarizmi, root, algebra and algorithms
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Al-Khwarizmi, root, algebra and algorithms

Clip from Science And Islam
Jim AlKhalili meets mathematician Ian Stewart, who explains the significance of Muhammad ibn Musa alKhwarizmi's work to develop algebra and the origin of root.

Jim AlKhalili meets mathematician Ian Stewart, who explains the significance of Muhammad ibn Musa alKhwarizmi's work to develop algebra and the origin of root.

High Anxieties: The Mathematics Of Chaos
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High Anxieties: The Mathematics Of Chaos

BBC Knowledge December 4, 2009
This film looks at how developments in mathematics over the last century have completely changed our understanding of the fundamental nature of the world we live in. The film ...

This film looks at how developments in mathematics over the last century have completely changed our understanding of the fundamental nature of the world we live in. The film begins with Henri Poincare who, in 1889, discovered that the solar system itself was not stable. He had discovered the maths of what we now call the butterfly effect - that a tiny disturbance can grow until it creates an unstoppable storm.

Maths 4 Real
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Maths 4 Real Number, Algebra And Handling Data - Cumulative Frequency

Episode 4 ABC November 15, 2006
Set in both the real world and an abstract studio location, each program in this series aims to engage and entertain students while supporting teachers by bringing the outside ...

Set in both the real world and an abstract studio location, each program in this series aims to engage and entertain students while supporting teachers by bringing the outside world into their lessons, encouraging maths investigation and discovery.

Maths 4 Real
13:59 | 0

Maths 4 Real Shape, Space and Measures - Volume of Prisms

Episode 6 ABC November 22, 2006
Set in both the real world and an abstract studio location, each program in this series aims to engage and entertain students while supporting teachers by bringing the outside ...

Set in both the real world and an abstract studio location, each program in this series aims to engage and entertain students while supporting teachers by bringing the outside world into their lessons, encouraging maths investigation and discovery.

Maths 4 Real
14:08 | 0

Maths 4 Real Number, Algebra And Handling Data - Rearranging Formulae

Episode 2 ABC November 8, 2006
Set in both the real world and an abstract studio location, each program in this series aims to engage and entertain students while supporting teachers by bringing the outside ...

Set in both the real world and an abstract studio location, each program in this series aims to engage and entertain students while supporting teachers by bringing the outside world into their lessons, encouraging maths investigation and discovery.

Maths 4 Real
14:08 | 0

Maths 4 Real Shape, Space And Measures - The Tangent Ratio

Episode 7 ABC November 29, 2006
Set in both the real world and an abstract studio location, each program in this series aims to engage and entertain students while supporting teachers by bringing the outside ...

Set in both the real world and an abstract studio location, each program in this series aims to engage and entertain students while supporting teachers by bringing the outside world into their lessons, encouraging maths investigation and discovery.

Maths 4 Real
13:59 | 0

Maths 4 Real Number, Algebra And Handling Data - Scatter Graphs

Episode 3 ABC November 15, 2006
Set in both the real world and an abstract studio location, each program in this series aims to engage and entertain students while supporting teachers by bringing the outside ...

Set in both the real world and an abstract studio location, each program in this series aims to engage and entertain students while supporting teachers by bringing the outside world into their lessons, encouraging maths investigation and discovery.

Maths 4 Real
14:07 | 0

Maths 4 Real Shape, Space And Measures - Loci

Episode 8 ABC November 29, 2006
Set in both the real world and an abstract studio location, each program in this series aims to engage and entertain students while supporting teachers by bringing the outside ...

Set in both the real world and an abstract studio location, each program in this series aims to engage and entertain students while supporting teachers by bringing the outside world into their lessons, encouraging maths investigation and discovery.

Maths 4 Real
13:59 | 0

Maths 4 Real Shape, Space and Measures - Areas of Circles and Composite Shapes

Episode 5 ABC November 22, 2006
Set in both the real world and an abstract studio location, each program in this series aims to engage and entertain students while supporting teachers by bringing the outside ...

Set in both the real world and an abstract studio location, each program in this series aims to engage and entertain students while supporting teachers by bringing the outside world into their lessons, encouraging maths investigation and discovery.

Maths 4 Real
14:06 | 0

Maths 4 Real Number, Algebra And Handling Data - Quadratic Functions

Episode 1 ABC November 8, 2006
Set in both the real world and an abstract studio location, each program in this series aims to engage and entertain students while supporting teachers by bringing the outside ...

Set in both the real world and an abstract studio location, each program in this series aims to engage and entertain students while supporting teachers by bringing the outside world into their lessons, encouraging maths investigation and discovery.

Science And Islam
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Science And Islam The Language Of Science

Season 1 Episode 1 SBS November 15, 2009
In the three-part documentary series, Science and Islam, physicist Jim Al-Khalili travels through Syria, Iran, Tunisia and Spain to tell the story of the great leap in ...

In the three-part documentary series, Science and Islam, physicist Jim Al-Khalili travels through Syria, Iran, Tunisia and Spain to tell the story of the great leap in scientific knowledge that took place in the Islamic world between the 8th and 14th centuries. This leap is tangible, with terms like algebra, algorithm and alkali all being Arabic in origin and at the very heart of modern science - there would be no modern mathematics or physics without algebra, no computers without algorithms and no chemistry without alkalis.

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