Cyberchase

Cyberchase | Power Up Game

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Learn more about this card game where players explore how to power up different locations using solar panels.

Reading a Thermometer

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In this video segment from Cyberchase, the CyberSquad has a birthday gift made for their pal Digit. It's a chocolate "Digit" sculpture. As they make their way to the party, the desert heat threatens to melt the treat. When the special refrigerator suddenly breaks, the CyberSquad must figure out how to read a thermometer and determine the temperature in order to keep the chocolate sculpture from melting.

A Place for Numbers

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In this video segment from And They Counted Happily Ever After, the CyberSquad helps Spider use place value to count 777 eggs.

Storm Tracking in Penguia

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In this Cyberchase video clip, Inez marks the times that a storm passed through various towns on a map. She observes that the towns are each five miles apart, and there are fifteen minute intervals between when the storm hits each town. She realizes that this means the storm is traveling five miles every fifteen minutes. Since Power Pass is ten miles away from Winterdale, the last town the storm hit, she multiplies to figure out that the storm will pass through Power Pass 30 minutes after Winterdale.

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.

Catching the Kidnapper | Cyberchase

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In this video segment from Cyberchase, someone has kidnapped Chewcrocca, a giant cybercrocodile. The CyberSquad must act as crime scene investigators as they search for the kidnapper. Their only clues are a footprint and a handprint. They create a physical profile of the suspect by using the footprint and handprint as non-standard measures, build a model, and then compare the three suspects to their model.

Identifying the Synchronium Crystal

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In this Cyberchase video clip, Jackie and Inez gather information from Digit about the shape and size of a synchrometer crystal he needs. They find out that the crystal has six sides and six triangles on the top. Using this information, they generate a three-dimensional image of the object and begin their search in a room full of differently shaped cystals.

Kids Go Green: Eco-Fashion

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Learn about a fun way kids are raising environmental awareness—through fashion! This Cyberchase-presented video features P.S. 34's annual EcoFashion show. Kids design outfits from recycled materials that are designed to teach others about the environment. P.S. 34 is a Greenpoint Eco-School, a local variation of a national Eco-Schools USA program for grades PreK–12 that combines the effective green management of school grounds, facilities, and curriculum to empower today’s students for a sustainable tomorrow. Refer to the accompanying discussion questions and teaching tips for ideas on using this video to help students consider ways to help the environment.

For more environmental education resources, visit the Human Impact on the Environment collection.

Making a Better Confetti Collector

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In this Cyberchase video clip, the Cybersquad demonstrates persistence by overcoming hurdles to create a confetti-cleaning invention. The team begins by taping a bag to the back of a fan and sucking the confetti in. They soon realize that its not sucking up enough confetti, so they problem solve and make small changes until the invention is successful.

Creating a Code

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As both Hacker and the CyberSquad go off in search of a giant cyber-slug, the kids realize that Hacker has a listening device that taps into their communications system. The kids decide to devise a secret code so they can send messages back and forth without Hacker understanding what they are saying. The code involves numbers, which are associated with pictures, and it's used to send messages explaining where the CyberSquad should travel to find the cyber-slug.

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