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As part of the recent EU project "Discover the Cosmos", a starter exercise, using Minerva software to identify particle tracks in the ATLAS detector, has been developed for use in schools.

All resources needed are given below.

If you have any problems or difficulties, please e-mail Lynne Long -

We are able to support schools local to Birmingham/run example masterclasses with pupils & teachers on the school site by request.

Many more data sets and other projects using the Minerva software can be found on the Discover the Cosmos Portal at

A lot of the data sets on the portal are now REAL data from the ATLAS experiment and may be suitable for student use on EPQ PROJECTS which require data analyais as well as research on a topic.

The portal also gives access to other numerous educational materials (educational scenarios and lesson plans, students projects, animations, online tools and laboratories, guidelines for interactive experiences with Astronomy and HEP Resources).

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Docdoc Event_summary_sheet.doc r1 manage 60.5 K 26 Feb 2014 - 10:41 UnknownUser  
Docdoc General_instructions_for_the_exercise.doc r1 manage 1612.5 K 26 Feb 2014 - 10:20 UnknownUser  
Pptxpptx Introducing_Minerva_workshop_Nov_2013.1.pptx r1 manage 5536.1 K 06 Jan 2014 - 16:37 UnknownUser  
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Xlsxxlsx Minerva_Z_mass_calculator.xlsx r1 manage 11.3 K 26 Feb 2014 - 10:44 UnknownUser  
Xlsxxlsx Minerva_Z_mass_calculator_with_20_data.xlsx r1 manage 15.5 K 26 Feb 2014 - 10:59 UnknownUser  
Docdoc Result_sheet_20.doc r1 manage 52.5 K 26 Feb 2014 - 10:41 UnknownUser  
Docdoc TeachersSolutionSheetfor20events.doc r1 manage 49.5 K 26 Feb 2014 - 10:58 UnknownUser  
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