Math

Cuatro Gatos | Sesame Street

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Learn how to count to four, in both English and Spanish, with The Cuatro Gatos!

What is Construction? | KIDS Clubhouse Adventures

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Exploring our world is fun! Abby Brown, KIDS Clubhouse Adventures co-host, loves to help kids have fun while learning! In this segment, Abby teaches kids that construction starts with a plan and requires teamwork. Construction workers use lots of different materials and shapes.

Clean-Up Time | Everyday Learning

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This stop motion animation teaches sorting and graphing skills by showing children how to clean up a very messy room. Children see toys sorted by color, type, and shape. Next, the results are graphed so that children can see how the number of each toy compares with the others.

Even Bigger Than T. Rex! - Dinosaur Train | PBS KIDS Lab

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In this video clip, children will learn to compare the height and size of the dinosaurs. Tiny and Buddy observe the differences between big and small creatures.

Este video se centra en ayudar a niños para comparar la altura y el tamaño de los dinosaurios. Tiny y Buddy observan las diferencias entre las criaturas grandes y pequeñas.

The Whale Episode | Sid the Science Kid

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Using this resource group, students learn about non-standard measurement when Sid the Science Kid tries to use a ruler to measure a whale. At school, the class learns how non-standard measurement can be used to measure just about anything. Explore how to accurately measure things with shoes, blocks, and even people! The resource group includes an English and Spanish version of 6 video clips, as well as the associated Science Adventures Curriculum Guide. Watch Sid here or go to http://www.pbs.org/teachers/sid/scienceadventures/ for options to download the science adventures video clips.

Bob the Builder | Toothpick Challenge

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Bob and his team work to make buildings stronger and better as they learn from their mistakes. In this activity, children will be challenged to build a tall structure with toothpicks, while being encouraged to evaluate and try different methods. 

Tangrams | Everyday Learning

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Lots of familiar things can be made with the same simple shapes. This stop motion animation introduces tangrams to young students, while illustrating how shapes like triangles, rectangles, and parallelograms can create a variety of colorful animals.

Math in the Bath: Peg's Pizza Place - Peg + Cat | PBS KIDS Lab

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In this video, count pizza toppings as Peg and Cat place different toppings on pizza halves and quarters. Peg and Cat make the number 100 out of pizza stuff (it's really bath stuff).

En este video, cuenta los ingredientes de una pizza medida que Peg y Cat colocan diferentes ingredientes en cuartos y mitades de la pizza. Peg y Cat hacen el número 100 de la materia pizza (que es realmente materia del baño).

Shapes All Around Me | Everyday Learning

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This video from KET helps preschool students identify the shapes that surround them every day so that they can begin building a foundation for skills they will need in the future. Children often view shapes as play things like blocks and other toys. But being able to identify basic shapes and how they relate to each other is the foundation for understanding more complex geometrical and problem solving concepts.

Angles | What's Good

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Take the court with retired NBA star and current basketball analyst Kendall Gill to learn about the science of the perfect shot. We use angles every day—to build ramps and slides, steer a car, shoot basketballs, throw baseballs, and kick soccer balls. In fact, the science of angles is in almost every sport we play and every movement we make, so go out and play a game with your kids.

For use at home with your children, see our Science of Angles Lesson Plan!

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