# Tagged: Trigonometry

## Pixar: The math(s!) behind the movies

A superb talk about how Pixar use transformations, midpoints and trigonometry to make their films: Pixar: The math behind the movies

## Derive the trigonometric graphs using spaghetti!

If you’re looking for an interesting way of teaching the trigonometric graphs sine and cosine then you must watch this superb video of an activity to derive them using spaghetti. Chris Smith @aap03102 created this activity and then made the cheesy video explaining how to produce the spaghetti trig graphs. Trigonometric Graphs Spaghetti Video  Chris publishes a weekly maths newsletter that...

## TES Secondary Maths Resource of the Week 20- Trigonometric Graphs

The TES Secondary Maths Resource of the Week 20 is a fantastic Excel file that shows how the graphs of sin, cos and tan can be derived from a unit circle. An excellent demonstration of the concept. I have taught this lesson getting pupils to plot and derive them themself previously. I think there is merit in a self-discovery approach...

## Trigonometry Pile Up!

The idea for this resource woke me up from my sleep at about 4am the other morning! I must have been dreaming about one of Vi Hart’s amazing ‘maths doodle’ videos, in particular the one about The Triangle Party. I’m a big fan of Vi Hart’s Blog and the engaging, fast paced videos she produces. I love the way she...