This Virtual Maths resource demonstrates a practical application of the formula for finding the volume of a cylinder. Voids created by auger piling, created when constructing a piled wall, are filled with concrete and the engineer on site has to calculate…

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This Virtual Maths resource demonstrates a practical application of the formula for finding the volume of a cylinder. A cabinet has to be built to hold drums of oil and the presentation shows how to convert units, before using them to find the radius…

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The density of clay and the capacity of trucks is the focus of this resource from Virtual Maths, which explores volume calculations and their application in the construction industry. A video shows the process of excavating earth from foundations on a…

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This practical activity from Virtual Maths provides the net of a semicylinder, which is used to construct a 3-D model and calculate the surface area of the shape. Students are prompted to measure dimensions and find the area of the semicircles and rectangles.…

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In this levelling exercise, students take readings from a theodolite, placed on a football pitch, by panning around the site. The readings are recorded and students are shown how they are used to calculate the volume of soil which must be removed to make…

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This resource from Virtual Maths provides a do-it-yourself kit and a video demonstrating how to make a clinometer, which can be used to find the height of a building, giving students a practical opportunity to apply trigonometric theory. Detailed information…

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This resource from Virtual Maths provides a do-it-yourself kit and a video demonstrating how to make a clinometer, which can be used to find the height of a building, giving students a practical opportunity to apply trigonometric theory. Detailed information…

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These resources from Virtual Maths include a presentation and video which explain the technique used to find the bulk density of a brick, using the water displacement method. Because a brick is quite a complicated shape, in so much as it is not even and…

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This resource from Virtual Maths illustrates the basic principle of bending moments and shear force. These are the effect that altering a load, both at a point and uniformly distributed on a beam, has on the beam and the reaction forces.

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This resource from Virtual Maths provides detailed instructions and a do-it-yourself kit, to make a clinometer, which can be used to find the height of a building, giving students a practical opportunity to apply trigonometric theory. There is a model…

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This trigonometry wheel from Virtual Maths shows students the link between angle sizes and the lengths of sides of right angle triangles. It is an introduction to the trigonometric functions and their practical use in the construction industry. By…

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This activity from Virtual Maths reinforces knowledge of the formulae used for finding perimeter, area and volume of shapes. There are several tools which can be used to calculate the area of a triangle, rectangle or elipse. They show a diagram with…

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- Publication year: 2010 to date
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This resource from Virtual Maths looks at the transposition of formulae by demonstrating the relationship between three terms. Each term can be selected as the subject of a formula and there is an option to substitute numbers for letters, which will allow…

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- Publication year: 2010 to date
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This is a practical activity from Virtual Maths where students collect information to be used in a data handling investigation. Students will need to have access to light meters, which are used to measure light readings in natural and artificial conditions…

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This resource from Virtual Maths investigates heat loss from a building. The introduction looks at fabric heat loss (external walls, windows, roof etc.) and ventilation heat loss through cracks and openings in the external building fabric (around window…

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This resource from Virtual Maths reinforces the distinction between equations, expressions and formulae. It is an interactive game with three levels where students use keyboard arrows to manipulate a wheelbarrow in which they catch equations, expressions…

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- Publication year: 2010 to date
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