Profile Of : Ian Galloway

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Ian Galloway

Pontivy, France


physicsgalloway@gmail.com

www.cpd-physics.com


Ian is the T3 Europe STEM lead and is an International Professional Development provider and author.  

He is a former assessor for the UK Science Council and served four years on the government Advisory Panel for Science in Society for the UK Science and Technology Facilities Council. 

From 2001-2003 he served as chair of the Association for Science Education, an international association of science teachers and Europe's largest subject teaching organisation. He has won national awards for teaching physics and was an examinations scrutineer for the former Qualification and Curriculum Authority.

He is a founder member of the UK Science Learning Centre network and is a Fellow of the Institute of Physics.

 

 

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Closing remarks Sharing Inspiration 2019

Author: Ian Galloway

Område:  Other

Labels: Equations, Sharing Inspiration 2019

Closing remarks bringing to an end 4 days of intense discussion and debate. One day spent at the Jacques Delors building with policy makers and the next three with educators in the Crowne...

Are Mathematical and Scientific Models different?

Author: Ian Galloway

Område:  STEM

Labels: Modelling, Parabola, Physics, Quadratic, Software, Tangent, Vector calculus

Using the fitting of curves to cables this activity examines the nature of scientific and mathematical modeling. Either student instruction or CPD for professionals.

The Bungee Jumper: a simple mathematical model

Author: Ian Galloway

Område:  STEM

Labels: Sharing Inspiration 2019, Stochastics, Acceleration, Algebra, Dynamic Simulations, Functions, Mathematical thinking, Mechanics, Modelling, Physics

Exploring the energy transfers as a bungee jumper falls by considering each of the three stores (kinetic, gravitational and elastic) as a function of x and then summing.

A Lunar Ellipse

Author: Ian Galloway

Område:  STEM

Labels: 3D Geometry, Coding, Algebra, Randomness, Angles, STEM, Area, T3, TI-Innovator, Ellipse, Frequency, Modelling, Physics, Sine

Students consider the question "What is the shape of the curve forming the terminator of the crescent moon?" They then calculate the area of the crescent and graph its variation over one m...