Mathematical Population Biology
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Computational Models of Basal Ganglia Function
As a mathematical engineer, Kenji Doya approaches the goal of describing the most intricate brain mechanisms from a computational perspective. He constructs models of reinforcement learning involving the networked structures of the basal ganglia. His efforts are captured and expressed quantitatively as probabilities, regress
Lewis Carroll in Numberland
An intriguing biographical exploration of Lewis Carroll, focusing on the author's mathematical career and influences.
Globalised Ethical Awareness Skills and Attributes Map.pdf
ALPS has produced three Common Competency Maps which can be used across 16 health and social care professions to assess competence. The Maps cover Communication, Team Working and Ethical Practice. ALPS has received feedback from other professions who have expressed an interest in using the Maps to demonstrate skills and abilities of students. It is with this in mind that the following Globalised Ethical Awareness Skills and Attributes Map is produced for use outside health and social care. It is
This is the fifth and final unit in the MSXR209 series on mathematical modelling. In this unit we revisit the model developed in the first unit of this series on pollution in the Great Lakes of North America. Here we evaluate and revise the original model by comparing its predictions against data from the lakes before finally reflecting on the techniques used. This unit assumes you have studied Modelling pollution in the Great Lakes (MSXR209_1), Analysing skid marks (MSXR209_2), Developing model
20.330J Fields, Forces and Flows in Biological Systems (MIT)
This course introduces the basic driving forces for electric current, fluid flow, and mass transport, plus their application to a variety of biological systems. Basic mathematical and engineering tools will be introduced, in the context of biology and physiology. Various electrokinetic phenomena are also considered as an example of coupled nature of chemical-electro-mechanical driving forces. Applications include transport in biological tissues and across membranes, manipulation of cells and bio
Spanish 1, Fall 2003
Introduction to understanding, speaking, reading, and writing Spanish. Maximal use of fundamentals of grammar in active communication. Audio- and video-based language laboratory program coordinated with and supplemented to class work. For graduate credit see 21F.751. Spanish I is very different from other classes at MIT. The central component of the text and workbook is a series of 26 half-hour video episodes. The videos allow students to learn authentic Spanish and experience its cultural diver
The Language of Mathematics (27): Proofs Involving a Line
Clear, straightforward instruction involving how to solve proofs. Instructor uses a small chalkboard for demonstration.
What teachers learn from children's mathematical arguments in discussion: moving to a new pedagogica
This resource is a paper presented at the British Educational Research Association Annual Conference, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, September 2003. It reports part of a research study of teachers’ reflection on and development of mathematical discussion in the classroom.
Modelling heat transfer
This unit is the fourth in the MSXR209 series of five units on mathematical modelling. In this unit you will be taken through the whole modelling process in detail, from creating a first simple model, through evaluating it, to the subsequent revision of the model by changing one of the assumptions. The problem that will be examined is one based on heat transfer. This unit assumes you have studied Modelling pollution in the Great Lakes (MSXR209_1), Analysing skid marks (MSXR209_2) and Developing
Primary ICT: Whiteboard Maths – Eight Lesson Starts
This is one of four video clips on Teachers TV providing starter activities for mathematics and literacy. This 15 minute video clip provides eight lesson starter activities for KS2 mathematics lessons. Each of the eight clips presents a dramatised situation that highlights a mathematical problem involving one or more of these mathematical topics that can be used in the main part of the maths lesson: angles, fractions and percentages, multiplication and division, and volume. These clips are suppo
This unit looks at a wide variety of ways of comparing prices and the construction of a price index. You will also look at the Retail Price Index (RPI) and the Consumer Price Index (CPI), indices used by the UK Government to calculate the percentage by which prices in general have risen over any given period. You wil also look at the important statistical and mathematical ideas that contribute to the construction of a price index.
TDA Standards case study: Identifying and supporting individual training needs in primary mathematic
A case study charting the experiences of a trainee on a primary PGCE programme, including the ways in which the provider tailored provision to identify and support individual training needs in primary mathematical subject knowledge.
NALDIC ITTSEAL: Making Maths curriculum more accessible: Strategies for children learning EAL
There are certain activities especially those relating to vocabulary associated with abstract concepts (e.g. problem solving) that some pupils learning EAL find challenging. We also know that all children develop their mathematical skills more when involved in inclusive collaborative activities, especially those that invite active participation. The key aim in this short guidance is to explore the role of children’s first languages in developing their understanding of abstract mathematical con
Hard to Teach – Secondary Maths Using ICT
The resource is a Teachers TV video highlighting a Mathematical Association project developed to support mathematics teachers tackling hard to teach subjects through the use of ICT. The programme features three different teachers working in their classrooms looking at different KS3 topics of mathematics, supported by two project leaders from the Mathematical Association.
18.S34 Problem Solving Seminar (MIT)
This course, which is geared toward Freshmen, is an undergraduate seminar on mathematical problem solving. It is intended for students who enjoy solving challenging mathematical problems and who are interested in learning various techniques and background information useful for problem solving. Students in this course are expected to compete in a nationwide mathematics contest for undergraduates.
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7.6 Producing synchroton radiation in a laboratory
Active galaxies provide a prime example of high energy processes operating in the Universe. This unit gives an overview of active galaxies, including the supermassive black holes that power the engines at their centres, and the emission processes by which we detect and study them. It also gives practice in mathematical techniques for analysing data and theoretical models.
Resource Review - Secondary Maths
The resource forms part of a series of reviews for Teachers TV. This particular resource is a review of three CD ROMs selected by a head of maths covering a diverse range of mathematical areas. Two of the CD ROM reviews are accompanied by short video clips showing classroom teachers using and discussing their use in schools.
How to Use the Quadratic Formula to Solve Algebraic Equations
Using the quadratic formula to solve equations may bring one, two, or no algebraic solutions. The quadratic formula is special to quadratic equations. Run time 03:24.