Geometry

High (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.

Grade Level: 
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

Geometric Transformations (2006)

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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
Length: 
00:30
Geometric Transformations

Coordinate Geometry (2006)

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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
Length: 
00:30
Coordinate Geometry

Similarity, Ratio and Proportion (2006)

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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.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Length: 
00:22
Similarity, Ratio and Proportion

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

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

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

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

Dangle Angle | STEM Alive

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An inclinometer, for measuring unreachable heights and more! This easily made sighting device can measure the angles of lines of sight. Students will gain hands-on insight into understanding and measuring different angles.

West Virginia | Pipefitter and the Pythagorean Theorem

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An apprentice pipefitter explains how he uses math and science in his every day work tasks in this video for WV Steam. 

The Curve of the Earth | Genius by Stephen Hawking

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With just a stick in the ground, the Greek mathematician Aristophanes calculated the diameter of the Earth. Today, even with lasers and GPS, his calculations are still considered accurate.

Who are the Northern Arapaho? | Wyoming's Native Americans

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How did the Northern Arapaho come to Wyoming? What are the Arapaho values? Why were Arapaho tribal names changed?

Who are the Eastern Shoshone? | Wyoming's Native Americans

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How and when did the Eastern Shoshone come to Wyoming? What are the Shoshone values? What are the people of the Eastern Shoshone like?

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