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Math Mess
Episode 7
2 minutes
Grade Level: 6 - 8

Marko the Magnificent’s magic show isn’t going very well. The kids just don’t respond to his magic like they used to. Luckily, he’s got one final trick up his sleeve, and it never fails to impress. What is the secret to Marko’s math magic? Part of...Read More

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Star Maths
Episode 1
10 minutes
Grade Level: 2 - 5

Amber hears a distress call from space but accidentally moves the dial. Later, she cannot remember the dial setting of the distress call. Numberella introduces her to concepts and symbols for "less than" and "equal to," which she uses to figure ou...Read More

15 minutes
Grade Level: 4 - 7

One morning a little girl wakes up to find everything in life arranging itself into a math problem. She must find her way out of this math curse. Based on the children's book by Jon Scieszka.

9 minutes
Grade Level: 10 - 12

Patrick Sanan, who studied mathematics at UC San Diego, explains how he combined geometry and physics to create the virtual tiger in the Oscar award-winning motion picture "Life of Pi."

A comprehensive collection of algebraic resources for the middle school grades. Topics covered include: algebraic functions, properties of numbers, exponents, polynomials, working with equalities and inequalities, linear equations, quadratic equa...Read More

Actors and onscreen graphics guide students through difficult problems and hard to understand concepts. This series is a great review for all skill levels and provides detailed information on the fundamentals of integers, measurement, geometry, gr...Read More

A "math mess" is an everyday problem that requires an inquisitive mind, determination, and a little number sense to solve. They can pop up when students least expect them; however, this series provides tips for avoiding and solving any potential "...Read More

Sam and Amber become stranded on a planetoid deep in space owned by their eccentric Uncle Zak. Their school bus broke down on the way back to Earth. They spend their time exploring and getting to know the inhabitants and have to use their math ski...Read More

Real World Math
Episode 1
5 minutes
Grade Level: 5 - 8

A circle is a geometric shape with several special properties. Students will learn the dimensions of circles as well as additional vocabulary associated with understanding circles. Some terms include: radius, diameter, circumference, sector, and p...Read More

Real World Math
Episode 2
5 minutes
Grade Level: 5 - 8

What does it mean if an object is symmetrical? It must have a corresponding point on the opposite side of the line of reflection. Students will learn the properties associated with symmetry. Some terms include: line of reflection, axis, symmetry, ...Read More

5 minutes
Grade Level: 5 - 8

Fractions are used in many ways every day. By using real world examples of sports and food, students learn fractions represent a whole quantity divided into equal pieces. Some terms include: numerator, denominator, ratio, division, and quotient. P...Read More

Real World Math
Episode 5
4 minutes
Grade Level: 5 - 8

What is an integer? It is any whole number which can be positive, negative, or zero. Students learn that integers are used every day as well as their properties of addition, subtraction, and multiplication. Part of the Real World Math series.

Real World Math
Episode 7
5 minutes
Grade Level: 5 - 8

What is the relationship between decimals and fractions? Fractions can be expressed as decimals and vice versa. Students learn how to convert from one form to the other. Some terms include: decimal point, place value, numerator, and denominator. P...Read More

Fundamental Math
Episode 5
29 minutes
Grade Level: 6 - 9

The Standard Deviants tackle the coordinate plane. Students learn how to plot ordered pairs during a discussion on quadrants and the x- and y-axis. Other topics covered include the midpoint formula, the distance formula, slope, graphing translatio...Read More

Star Maths
Episode 7
10 minutes
Grade Level: 2 - 5

Sam and Amber discover a machine that breaks junk rods into pieces, and Numberella helps them learn how to name and write fractions. These concepts gain importance when they try to divide up some candy bars they are eating. Part of the "Star Maths...Read More

Star Maths
Episode 8
10 minutes
Grade Level: 2 - 5

Sam and Amber try to put a new battery in one of Uncle Zak's machines. They don't have the exact replacement sizes, but Numberella teaches them about equivalent fractions so they are able to make the correct substitutions. Part of the "Star Maths"...Read More

Star Maths
Episode 21
10 minutes
Grade Level: 2 - 5

Amber gets more practice in estimation when she sees something unusual in the load of a spaceship ready to take off. By rounding off the load weights, she realizes the ship is dangerously overloaded. She warns Uncle Zak, avoiding an accident. Part...Read More

Star Maths
Episode 22
10 minutes
Grade Level: 2 - 5

Sam and Amber play a simulation game and record their reaction times. Lisa says Amber's reaction time of 0.1 seconds is great, but they don't really understand what 0.1 means. Numberella gives them a lesson in decimals so they can make sense out o...Read More

Star Maths
Episode 24
10 minutes
Grade Level: 2 - 5

On the planetoid Junkiter, everything is measured by the metric system. Sam learns the relationship between centimeters, meters, and kilometers. Part of the "Star Maths" series.

Star Maths
Episode 35
10 minutes
Grade Level: 2 - 5

Uncle Zak gets lost as he hurries to the launch site to say goodbye before Sam and Amber return to Earth. He radios them for the correct space coordinates. Numberella helps them interpret and send the coordinates to Uncle Zak, who arrives just in ...Read More