TEACHING THE SKILLS
- designing a procedure which is accurate, reliable and valid
- handling data to find a trend, using graphs
- conclusions and critical thinking
Graphing and relationships-Dr Simon Taylor (7:04) In this video Simon draws the shapes of the graphs of the most important mathematical relationships and explains how non-linear relationships can be transformed and plotted as straight line graphs to confirm relationships.
suggestions for investigations
- Barbie Racer -Dr Simon Taylor (6:31) In this video Simon goes through a simple “2.1” investigation in which Barbie’s car rolls down a ramp. He discusses ways to minimise uncertainties and control variables.