Graphs

Elementary Math Escape Experience

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The Chinese Cultural Museum is looking for volunteers to work at their prestigious institution. To help narrow down the competition, the museum has put together a series of puzzles and obstacles that interested applicants have to make their way through.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Content Area: 
Math
Social Studies
Play Time: 
60 min.
Elementary Math Escape Experience

Graphing in the Desert

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Readers use graphing methods to keep track of the different things they see in a desert. Defines terms such as bar graph, circle graph, icon, key, line graph, and pictograph.

Graphing in the Desert

Making Observations (2011)

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This fascinating program demonstrates how to observe and record scientific observations.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Length: 
00:11
Making Observations

Statistics: Part 2 (2004)

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--calculating mean, median, and mode averages and how each describe data
--the range of data
--the distribution of data by quartiles
--calculating mean, median, and mode averages within quartiles
--interquartile ranges
--box and whisker plots

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Length: 
00:15
Statistics: Part 2

Statistics: Part 1 (2004)

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--the many uses of statistics
--gathering and organizing data for interpretation
--how to prepare and interpret a picture graph or pictogram, a vertical and a -horizontal bar graph, a broken line graph, a circle graph or pie chart, a frequency table, a stem and leaf plot, a frequency histogram, and a frequency polygon

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Length: 
00:13
Statistics: Part 1

Slopes: That's a Bit Steep! (2002)

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Key concepts explained: horizontal and vertical lines, positive and negative slopes, calculating a slope by measuring its rise and run, and calculating a slope by using two points on a coordinate plane.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Length: 
00:24
Slopes: That's a Bit Steep!

Linear Equations and Their Graphs: Let’s Get It Straight, Part 2 (2002)

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The key concepts learned in Part 1 are applied with variations.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Length: 
00:17
Linear Equations and Their Graphs: Let’s Get It Straight, Part 2

Linear Equations and Their Graphs: Let’s Get It Straight, Part 1 (2002)

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Key concepts explained: linear equations and their graphs, and the domain of an equation.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Length: 
00:16
Linear Equations and Their Graphs: Let’s Get It Straight, Part 1

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

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

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