"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).

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Elementary

Middle

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00:35

The program uses everyday situations and examples to explain the major types of geometric transformations: translations, rotations, reflections and dilations. Teacher Guide available: www.veavideo.com

Grade Level:

Middle

High

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00:30

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

This program explores the first quadrant of the Cartesian plane in the context of a city grid, then looks at using coordinates, graphing relationships and how slope is measured. Student guide available from the VEA website. www.veavideo.com (under "teacher notes").

Grade Level:

Middle

High

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00:30

This program presents the ideas of similarity, ratio and proportion in a refreshing and informal style. Examples are drawn from everyday life using familiar objects with on-screen graphics producing clear well defined diagrams. Thorough explanations are provided with worked examples and student practice is also included.

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Middle

High

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00:22

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

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Middle

High

Length:

00:24

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