Geometry

Math (X) - Elementary (X) - Geometry (X)

Blokus

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Every move counts in this award-winning game as players stake their territory, square by square. The simple rules take less than a minute to learn, yet the game has the depth to challenge beginners and experts alike, perfect for the whole family.

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Elementary
Middle
High
Content Area: 
Math
Special Education
Play Time: 
20 min.
Blokus

FITS

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Can you skillfully fill in your playing board so that all the differently shaped tiles fit perfectly without leaving any spaces?! If a piece doesn't fit precisely, slot it in the best you can because the game's not over yet.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
High
Content Area: 
Math
Special Education
Play Time: 
20 min.
FITS

Geometry (2004)

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Make sense of math! Using number sense, algorithms and hands-on manipulative, kids tackle math problems found in real-life situation. Whether splitting a pizza evenly, estimating the cost of a new toy or graphing the results of a science project, math is encountered in many forms.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Length: 
00:23
Geometry

Flatland: A Journey of Many Dimensions (2007)

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"FLATLAND" is based on Edwin A. Abbott's classic novel, Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions. Flatland is a world that exists entirely on a two-dimensional plane. All different kinds of shapes live, work and play in this world. The story follows Arthur Square (MARTIN SHEEN) and his curious granddaughter Hex (KRISTEN BELL).

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
Length: 
00:35
Flatland: A Journey of Many Dimensions

Geometric Constructions (2006)

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The program demonstrates the following constructions in the context of a student creating a mobile to hang above a baby's cot: * Bisecting an angle * Perpendicular bisector of a line * Constructing a triangle using three known side lengths * Determine the center of gravity by constructing medians * Determine the inscribed circle of a triangle by constructing the angle bisectors * Determine the

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
Length: 
00:30
Geometric Constructions

Euclid: The Elements (2014)

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Taking advantage of the latest digital animation techniques, Science Gossip summarizes the careers of important figures from the History of Science. Although scientific rigor is respected, the point of view is more light hearted and amusing so that viewers receive short, dynamic doses of interesting information about each scientist, complemented by curios anecdotes.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Length: 
00:07
Euclid: The Elements

Pythagoras: Numbers, Numbers! (2014)

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Taking advantage of the latest digital animation techniques, Science Gossip summarizes the careers of important figures from the History of Science. Although scientific rigor is respected, the point of view is more light hearted and amusing so that viewers receive short, dynamic doses of interesting information about each scientist, complemented by curios anecdotes.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Length: 
00:07
Pythagoras: Numbers, Numbers!

What's Your Angle, Pythagoras?

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Young Pythagoras can't seem to stay out of trouble. Every time he tries to help, people get angry. What's a curious kid to do?


On a trip to Egypt, Pythagoras' curiosity helps him discover the secret of the right triangle. A clever introduction to the Pythagorean Theorem.

What's Your Angle, Pythagoras?

Sir Cumference and the Isle of Immeter

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When young Per visits her uncle Sir Cumference, aunt Lady Di of Ameter, and her cousin Radius, they teach her how to play Inners and Edges. After Per finds a clue linking the game to the mysterious castle of the Countess Areana, she and Radius sail to the island of Immeter. There, they have to decipher cryptic clues while avoiding a sea serpent. To unlock the island's secret, Per has to figure out how to find the perimeter and area of a circle. Only then can she become Per of Immeter.


Sir Cumference and the Isle of Immeter

Sir Cumference and the Sword in the Cone

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King Arthur has issued a challenge. The first knight to find the sword, Edgecalibur, will be the next king. Sir Cumference, Lady Di of Ameter, and Radius help their friend, Vertex, find the sword.


Keywords: king, heir, geometry, math, quest, puzzles

Sir Cumference and the Sword in the Cone

Sir Cumference and the Great Knight of Angleland

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On a quest to earn his knighthood, Radius uses different geometry concepts to find and rescue a missing king.


Keywords: king, heir, geometry, math, quest, puzzles, knight

Sir Cumference and the Great Knight of Angleland

Sir Cumference and the First Round Table

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What would you do if the neighboring kingdom were threatening war? Naturally, you'd call your strongest and bravest knights together to come up with a solution. But when your conference table causes more problems than the threat of your enemy, you need expert help. Enter Sir Cumference, his wife Lady Di of Ameter, and their son Radius. With the help of the carpenter, Geo of Metry, this sharp-minded team designs the perfect table conducive to discussing the perfect peace plan. Thanks to Sir Cumference and the First Round Table, even the most hesitant will be romancing math.

Sir Cumference and the First Round Table

Sir Cumference and the Dragon of Pi

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When Sir Cumference drinks a potion which turns him into a dragon, his son Radius searches for the magic number known as pi which will restore him to his former shape.


Keywords: king, heir, geometry, math, quest, puzzles, dragon

Sir Cumference and the Dragon of Pi

Let's Face It! Bilateral Symmetry (2016)

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This multi award-winning series takes the mystery out of math and puts the fun back into learning. Each episode takes viewers to Uncle Norm's workshop, usually the scene of his latest misadventure. The Radicals—cousins Kevin and Alanna—come to the rescue every time by enlisting experts to help them solve Uncle Norm's problems with mathematical solutions.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Length: 
00:15
Let's Face It! Bilateral Symmetry

Predicting Travel Time Using Line Graphs

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In this Cyberchase video segment, Harry wants to visit his grandmother. He decides that the cheapest way for him to get there is to travel by unicycle, but he wonders if he can get there before dark. Using a line graph, he tries to predict the amount of time it will take to travel the twenty miles, assuming he travels at a constant speed. Once he sets out on his unicycle, he charts his progress on a new line graph. After the first hour he appears to be ahead of schedule, but he is not able to keep up the pace and soon finds himself falling behind.

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