Spotify has algorithms for anaylsing and aggregating song content. This BBC article uses the data to find the ‘saddest song’ ever. There’s lots of potential ideas here for integrating maths and music.
We’ve just purchased a DMX enabled follow-spot for our school drama area. It’s just shame my brain isn’t DMX enabled to operate it!
There’s quite a few tutorials around but this one from UniqueSquared (the first in a series of five) is short, pithy and has turkeys!
The second video covers DMX addressing:
The third one hits DMX switches (and binary) – great Maths lesson here:
Part 4 gets into wiring multiple units:
The last part compares software and hardware solutions to controllers:
From LearnLizard comes this longer video – 9 minutes – on programming lights: