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The Story of Math: Disc 1 (2008)

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MATHEMATICS FORMS the foundation for nearly everything we do--from finance to physics, and architecture to astronomy. Math not only describes our world, but also reveals its beauty and mystery.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Length: 
01:55
The Story of Math: Disc 1

The Story of Math: Disc 2 (2008)

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MATHEMATICS FORMS the foundation for nearly everything we do--from finance to physics, and architecture to astronomy. Math not only describes our world, but also reveals its beauty and mystery.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Length: 
01:57
The Story of Math: Disc 2

The Story of Math: The Music of the Primes (2008)

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MATHEMATICS FORMS the foundation for nearly everything we do--from finance to physics, and architecture to astronomy. Math not only describes our world, but also reveals its beauty and mystery.

Grade Level: 
High
Length: 
01:18
The Story of Math: The Music of the Primes

Triangles and Quadrilaterals (2006)

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The program explains how triangles can be classified by side length and by angles, introducing the mathematical names. It then names and illustrates the different types of convex quadrilaterals. Study guides are available from VEA website. www.veavideo.com

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Length: 
00:24
Triangles and Quadrilaterals

Bridges to Classroom Mathematics (2000)

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A professional development curriculum that supports teachers who are planning to implement innovative elementary mathematics curricula. The program is designed to emphasize the philosophy, purposes, and approaches of any curriculum aligned with the NCTM Standards.

Grade Level: 
Professional
Length: 
01:11
Bridges to Classroom Mathematics

Matter in Action (2005)

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This DVD contains 4 20-minute segments:

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Length: 
00:20
Matter in Action

Mummy's Treasure

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Each player, or treasure hunter, has an excavation site board, or a rectangular cardboard grid decorated to look like an Egyptian archeological site. Stacks of treasure tiles are set up between the players, sorted by size and shape.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
Content Area: 
Math
Special Education
Play Time: 
10 min.
Mummy's Treasure

Catan Junior

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Explore the seas! Catan: Junior introduces a modified playing style of the classic Settlers of Catan, giving players as young as five a perfect introduction to the Catan series of games.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
Content Area: 
Math
Special Education
Play Time: 
30 min.
Catan Junior

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

Relativity: Einstein's Special Theory, Part 2 (2002)

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Once Einstein knew that time and length measurements change when we change our frame of reference, his next step was to find formulas for calculating the changes. Using formulas developed by the mathematician Edward Lorentz, Einstein was able to quantify such measurement changes.

Grade Level: 
High
Length: 
00:13
Relativity: Einstein's Special Theory, Part 2

Factoring is Fantastic: Part 1, Common Factors (2002)

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Key concepts explained: Factoring, terms, expressions, finding the greatest common factor(s), and factoring polynomial expressions that are the sums or differences of terms with common factors.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Length: 
00:18
Factoring is Fantastic: Part 1, Common Factors

Factoring is Fantastic: Part 2, Quadratic Trinomials (2002)

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Key concepts explained: quadratic trinomials, how to expand bracketed binomials, and factoring quadratic trinomials in different cases.

This focuses on expanding and factoring quadratic expressions. Our young presenter explores a variety of novel ways to explain the techniques used in this vital aspect of algebraic manipulation.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Length: 
00:17
Factoring is Fantastic: Part 2, Quadratic Trinomials

Integer Operations: Into the Negative Zone, Part 1 Adding and Subtracting (2002)

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Key concepts explained: negative numbers, integers, addition and subtraction of integers.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Length: 
00:18
Integer Operations: Into the Negative Zone, Part 1 Adding and Subtracting

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