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Importance of the Origin | Cyberchase

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In this video segment from Cyberchase, the CyberSquad is trying to rescue the Cyberspace Council, which is being held captive by Hacker. Motherboard has let the squad know that the council is on the 18th level of a very tall building. The squad has to figure out which floor that is without entering the building.

What is a Math Mess?

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Introducing the Math Mess video series, supplemental lesson plans, and how to integrate them into the classroom. Students will use a variety of math skills to find solutions to these real world applications of mathematics.

Math Magic

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Magic or math? Marko the Magnificent has one more trick up his sleeve, see if he impresses you with his math magic. Use your mental math skills to calculate your answer then see if you can figure out the secret to this trick.

STOP Drop and Roll: Long Division | Mr. C: Math and Science

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Long division can be tricky, but when you remember to Stop, Drop and then Roll through the problem, you’ll be certain to get the answer right every time!  

Odd Todd & Even Steven

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Solve the multiplication problems on the screen to improve your mental math skills before determining if the product is odd or even. Then Odd Todd or Even Steven will give you exercises to try along with the kids in the video.

I <3 Math: What is a Ratio?

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An introduction to the concept of ratios that provides real world examples. This I <3 Math episode defines ratios, discusses combining ratios, and demonstrates the correct ways to write ratios.

Distributive Property | PBS Math Club

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This video explains the distributive property in multiplication. It means that if you have a number multiplying addition and/or subtraction inside parentheses, you can distribute multiplication over the parentheses to ALL the numbers inside, kinda like the way you distribute friendship bracelets to your ALL your buddies. Cause if you make one for one friend, then all your friends gets them.

Force Field Combinations of Switches, Levers and Buttons

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In this video segment from Cyberchase, the CyberSquad must recover the Black Crystal. To do this, they must turn off a force field which guards the crystal by choosing the correct combination of switch, lever and button. The CyberSquad uses tree diagrams to determine all the possible combinations, and then they test them to find the one that works.

The Measurement Debate

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In this video segment from Cyberchase, celebrity twin sisters are arguing over whose square is bigger on the Gollywood Walk of Fame. When they each measured a side of their individual squares, they got different lengths. The CyberSquad helps them resolve their dispute.

Time Management

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In this video segment from TV411, Ruby’s mother is unhappy with Ruby’s grades at school. Ruby claims that she is very busy and has many different activities, so she doesn't have much time for her homework. To help make sure she has more time for studying, Ruby and her mother work together to create a weekly schedule.

Lifting with Levers

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In this video segment from Cyberchase, Jackie, Matt, and Inez try to move a stack of slabs blocking a doorway. They decide to use a long board as a lever, but they soon realize they need a longer board in order to move the heavy slabs. The problem is that they are not sure exactly how long the lever should be. Since they do not have the time to try out levers of varying lengths, Inez decides to construct a scale model. While testing their model levers, they learn about the relationship between the length of a lever and its lifting capability.

Using Data Clusters to Find Hacker | Cyberchase

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In this video segment from Cyberchase, Hacker has kidnapped Dr. Marbles and the CyberSquad is out to rescue him. Hacker has Dr. Marbles hidden somewhere in a castle in Castleblanca. The CyberSquad surveys the residents to try to find out where Hacker has been seen. They display their findings on a map so they can analyze their data and find Hacker. Upon displaying their data the CyberSquad realizes they all conducted the survey differently. They then re-conduct the survey in the same manner and combine the old and new results to find Hacker.

Hacker's Four-Zergen Game | Cyberchase

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In this video segment from Cyberchase, the CyberSquad test various games to decide if they are fair or not. Matt, Jackie and Lucky play a game called The Squares Game. They play it and then analyze the outcome to decide whether the game is fair. Upon producing all the combinations for the game, they calculate the probability of winning.

Finding the Circle's Center | Cyberchase

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In this video segment from Cyberchase, the CyberSquad must reclaim the Totally Rad Ring by making an exact duplicate. To do that, they must determine the radius of the ring and the exact center. The ring then must be placed in the exact center of a circle.

Retrieving 2/8 of the Healing Stone | Cyberchase

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In this video segment from Cyberchase, the CyberSquad must make an antidote to a virus that has infected MotherBoard. One of the ingredients in the antidote is 2/8 of a Healing Stone. Matt and Digit locate the stone and notice that it is divided into four sections. Because they need to divide the stone into eight equal pieces, they learn about equivalent fractions.

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