# Math

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## Balancing Equations with Multiple Terms | Cyberchase

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In this video segment from Cyberchase, Inez and Digit are attempting to gain access to a machine in order to save Sensible Flats from disaster. First, they must balance a scale to get the correct numeric access code. In order to do that they have to balance a scale using four weights on each side. They soon learn that adding or removing the same weight from each side does not upset the balance of the scale.

## Measuring Different Lanes on the Track | Cyberchase

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Bianca competes in her first track meet, but doubts the fairness of starting further back in the inside track lane for a 200 meter race, in this video segment from Cyberchase. She notices that the starting positions in the six lanes are located at different points along the track. She believes this is unfair and sets out to measure the distance between the starting point and the finish line in both the outside and the inside lanes.

## Importance of the Origin | Cyberchase

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In this video segment from Cyberchase, the CyberSquad is trying to rescue the Cyberspace Council, which is being held captive by Hacker. Motherboard has let the squad know that the council is on the 18th level of a very tall building. The squad has to figure out which floor that is without entering the building.

## The Measurement Debate

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In this video segment from Cyberchase, celebrity twin sisters are arguing over whose square is bigger on the Gollywood Walk of Fame. When they each measured a side of their individual squares, they got different lengths. The CyberSquad helps them resolve their dispute.

## Wallpaper Tessellations | Cybechase

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In this video segment from Cyberchase, Harry decides to wallpaper his living room walls. He takes some measurements and then goes to a store to buy wallpaper, but he finds out the cost is much too high. Since he still wants to cover his walls, he realizes he can use some leftover scraps of wallpaper he finds in the trash to create a tessellation on his wall.

## Measuring Length Precisely | Cyberchase

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In this video segment from Cyberchase, the CyberSquad must remove a voice box from a giant statue of Hacker. The CyberSquad prepares to lower Digit down on a rope that will reach the voice box, but they need an exact measurement of the distance to the voice box so that Digit won’t touch the laser alarms which protect it. They try to figure out how long the rope must be by using what they know about other measurements and the relationships among them.

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## Reducing Indoor Air Pollution

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In this STEM activity from Cyberchase, students learn that plants can be used to help reduce indoor air pollution and make the air healthier to breathe. In the accompanying classroom activity, they use ratios and estimation to determine the number of plants needed to decrease the indoor air pollution in a room.

Extend the learning with the related Cyberchase at-home activity Design Your Own Plant Superhero.

## Film Shoot: Day 3

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In this video segment from Cyberchase, the CyberSquad computes the total amount of snelfus spent on food, the crew and film supplies during the third day of their film shoot. They compare their actual costs to the amount of money they’ve budgeted for that day.

## Film Shoot: Day 2

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In this video segment from Cyberchase, the CyberSquad is shooting a film and they have a limited number of snelfus to spend on food, film stock and the crew. As they work, they make a budget for each day of filming. At the end of the second day, they compare their actual costs to the amount they had budgeted for that particular day of filming.