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Treasure, Ready, Go!

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The object of the game is to obtain the most treasures. Treasures are awarded by completing tasks. Each turn the player turns over the hour glass, then turns over the first treasure card.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Content Area: 
Math
Special Education
Play Time: 
15 min.
Treasure, Ready, Go!

Naming and Measuring Angles (2006)

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This program provides students with a lively introduction to key concepts involved with angles, such as how we define and write information about an angle, mathematical notation for rays, line segments and lines, and how to use a protractor.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Length: 
00:23
Naming and Measuring Angles

The Metric System (2006)

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Four 20-minute videos about the Metric system:

Grade Level: 
Middle
Length: 
01:20
The Metric System

Stash That Cash: Budgeting (Saving and Investing for Teens) (2006)

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A teen with a job faces all kinds of decisions about how to use that paycheck: go out to dinner or save for a car? A new iPod or college tuition? Spring break at the beach or a long-term investment? Program introduces the concepts of money management and financial planning for the future in a fun, easy-to-understand manner.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Length: 
00:21
Stash That Cash: Budgeting (Saving and Investing for Teens)

Geometry, Part 2: Surface Area of Solids (2006)

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This programs shows how to measure the dimensions of common 3D objects. The calculations needed to obtain their surface areas and volumes are also illustrated. The solids featured are polygon-based prisms and pyramids, cones, cylinders and spheres. The recognizable objects used in this program vary from well-known snack containers to the pyramid of Cheops.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Length: 
00:23
Geometry, Part 2: Surface Area of Solids

Geometry, Part 3: Volume of Solids (2006)

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This programs shows how to measure the dimensions of common 3D objects. The calculations needed to obtain their surface areas and volumes are also illustrated. The solids featured are polygon-based prisms and pyramids, cones, cylinders and spheres. The recognizable objects used in this program vary from well-known snack containers to the pyramid of Cheops.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Length: 
00:25
Geometry, Part 3: Volume of Solids

Algebra: A Piece of Cake, Part 1 (2002)

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Algebra helps our engaging teenage hostess, as she calculates the amounts of recipe ingredients needed to cook for and then serve, a sizable party:
1. To avoid confusion, when we write a formula we leave out the multiplication sign “x”, and instead put the number, the constant, in front of the variable, which is “X” in this case.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Length: 
00:19
Algebra: A Piece of Cake, Part 1

Algebra: A Piece of Cake, Part 2 (2002)

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Continuing on from Part 1, more formulas are induced from patterns, this time concerning the number of trays needed to serve varying slices of pastries, that are more complicated than those in the first part. We combine formulas by adding and subtracting like terms. We call this simplifying the expression.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Length: 
00:13
Algebra: A Piece of Cake, Part 2

Geometry, Part 1: Areas of Two-Dimensional Figures (2004)

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--formulas for a parallelogram (square, rectangle, and rhombus)
--formulas for a trapezoid, triangle, and circle

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Length: 
00:27
Geometry, Part 1: Areas of Two-Dimensional Figures

Probability, Part 1: Experiment, Theory and Odds (2003)

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--expressing a probability between certainty and impossible as the likelihood of an uncertain event occurring
--conducting and recording probability experiments using small and large number trials with replacement
--calculating the theoretical probability of a particular event occurring
--expressing probabilities as odds

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Middle
High
Length: 
00:13
Probability, Part 1: Experiment, Theory and Odds

Probability, Part 2: Probability Complement and Tree Diagrams (2003)

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--calculating the complement of an event (the probability of the event not occurring)
--the changing probabilities of each of three events occurring in a small number trial experiment without replacement
--representing all possible outcomes from multiple events with a tree diagram

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Middle
High
Length: 
00:15
Probability, Part 2: Probability Complement and Tree Diagrams

Trigonometry Part 1 (2004)

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--similar triangles
--finding an unknown height in a similar triangle
--tangent ratios of varying angles
--hypotenuse, adjacent, and opposite sides
--using a calculator to find the tangent ratio of any angle
--using tangent ratios to find an unknown adjacent or opposite side length

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Length: 
00:22
Trigonometry Part 1

Trigonometry Part 2 (2004)

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--tangent, sine and cosine ratios
--using a trigonometric ratio to calculate the lengths of the other sides of a right triangle when an angle and one side length are known
--using a trigonometric ratio to calculate an angle of a right triangle when two side lengths are known
--using the mnemonic acronym SOHCAHTOA

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Length: 
00:29
Trigonometry Part 2

Ratios (2004)

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--ratios and equivalent ratios
--ratios expressed in fractions or preferably in whole numbers
--ratios of quantities
--calculating and comparing ratios of quantities
--importance of the order of ratio numbers
--ratios in scaled drawings
--equivalence of inches, feet and miles to centimeters, meters and kilometers

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Length: 
00:23
Ratios

Statistics: Part 1 (2004)

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--the many uses of statistics
--gathering and organizing data for interpretation
--how to prepare and interpret a picture graph or pictogram, a vertical and a -horizontal bar graph, a broken line graph, a circle graph or pie chart, a frequency table, a stem and leaf plot, a frequency histogram, and a frequency polygon

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Length: 
00:13
Statistics: Part 1

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