# Math

Math (X) - High (X) - Mathematics (X)

## 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

Middle
High
Length:
00:30

## Rational Numbers: We Are Proportional (2007)

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This program provides students with a lively introduction to key concepts involved with triangles and quadrilaterals. It includes defining rational numbers as the ratio of two integers, defining rational numbers as a terminating or repeating decimal, the concept of proportional reasoning and examples of converting between decimals and rational numbers.

Middle
High
Length:
00:31

## Roots: The Radical Idea (2007)

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In this entertaining program, we cover an introduction to roots and radicals, explore how roots can be simplified, carry out some operations with radicals, examine methods of approximation of roots and finish off by looking at an application involving the Pythagorean Theorem. A clear, concise and engaging explanation of roots and radicals.

Middle
High
Length:
00:30

## Decimals: The Accuracy of Numbers (2007)

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Decimal numbers come into our lives just about every day. This program explores the world of decimal numbers where we share a day in the life of the presenter who entertains us in her own quirky way.

Middle
High
Length:
00:24

## Exponents: We Are The Power (2007)

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This entertaining and informative program explains all about exponents, the powers to which numbers are raised. Examining positive and negative indices, the uses and benefits of using exponents to express very small and very large numbers, and how to calculate approximations this is a program that will empower all math students with clear and accurate explanations.

Elementary
Middle
High
Length:
00:34

## 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").

Middle
High
Length:
00:30

## 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.

Middle
High
Length:
00:22

## 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.

Middle
High
Length:
01:55

## 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.

Middle
High
Length:
01:57

## 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.

High
Length:
01:18

## 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

Middle
High
Length:
00:24

## 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.

Middle
High
Length:
00:23

## 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.

Middle
High
Length:
00:17

## Introduction to Writing Prompts

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Observe a middle school teacher using writing prompts in a mathematics lesson and consider the value of incorporating writing in the mathematics classroom.

## Building Deeper Understanding of Decimal Numbers

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Steve Hinds demonstrates how a brief discussion of money and decimals can help students to shed common misconceptions about decimal place value. (Click here for the background essay.)