Thursday, 10 May 2012

Trees and Maths combine!
Dr Brett Wilkinson, a lecturer in Computer Science, ran an informative and interactive workshop entitled : Arborist, Trees grown to order.
Brett Wilkinson
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The Specialist Maths class has just finished work on Quadratic Iteration which is part of the Polynomial topic. Dr Brett Wilkinson's workshop reinforced concepts covered in class.
In the task students had to predict how manipulating different features of an apple tree would affect yield. The workshop demonstrated how different disciplines of science and maths can work together to explain natural phenomena in a practical context.

Brett working with Coen and Ellen

Brett, William and Maurice making sense of the data

Koki with his computer tree
Maurice and Brett

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