This article focuses on the importance of activity-based teaching in understanding the mole concept and the vital role of basic mathematical operat
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Making an illuminated Hero's fountain
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A simple teaching learning activity using commonly available mustard seeds as an introduction to mathematical modelling.
As part of its National Science and Engineering Week activities in 2009 and 2010, the University of Reading organised two open days for 60 local ke
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