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Math in the Real World

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Dancing with Geometry
From thefutureschannel.com, produced by Futures Channel
A professional dancer and an orthopedic surgeon demonstrate the fundamental role geometry and technology play in keeping dancers performing at the highest level. Running time 1:59 minutes
November 7, 2011 at 05:17 PM
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Ages: 10 - 18
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Inventing with Polygons
From thefutureschannel.com, produced by Futures Channel
Chuck Hoberman’s inventions are more than just technological marvels;they’re works of art. See how basic principles of geometry help himcreate extraordinarily strong, expandable structures. Running time 2:29 minute and this video could be used for m... [more]
August 29, 2011 at 04:12 PM
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Ages: 5 - 18
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Testing Bats
From thefutureschannel.com, produced by Futures Channel
From the cannon room to the bat-swinging robot to the bat handle-breaking machine, the engineers at Easton Sports are testing the latest sports equipment for durability, performance and handling and show how science and math are used in the manufactu... [more]
February 7, 2012 at 04:26 PM
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Ages: 9 - 18
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Underground Engineering
From thefutureschannel.com, produced by Futures Channel
This video takes student underground to show how an engineer works on a tunnel that delivers over a billion gallons of water a day. The video helps students understand that a strong background in math and science is key. Running time 2:42 minutes.
March 19, 2012 at 03:28 PM
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Ages: 13 - 18
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Math in Fashion
From thirteen.org, produced by © 2012 THIRTEEN in association with WNET.
3:31 See how the teams solved the challenge The student teams used algebra to modify Chloe Dao’s garment design to meet the target price required by the buyer.
June 5, 2012 at 05:59 PM
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Ages: 12 - 16
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Math in Videogames See how the teams solved the challenge
From thirteen.org, produced by © 2012 THIRTEEN in association with WNET.
3:10 Math in Videogames See how the teams solved the challenge. The teams use algebra to save their spaceship in the Asteroids game created by Julia Detar of Arkadium.
June 5, 2012 at 06:36 PM
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Ages: 8 - 18
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Music and Math
From thefutureschannel.com, produced by Futures Channel
Why do I need math? I'm going to be a musician!" This six-minute movie contains amazing drumming, a breakdown of the mathematics of rhythm and a professional's opinion on technology and creativity and includes a classroom activity.
August 29, 2011 at 04:09 PM
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Ages: 8 - 18
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Designing Toy Cars
From thefutureschannel.com, produced by Futures Channel
As a professional toy car designer for Mattel's Hot Wheels, Larry Wood uses basic math concepts such as fractions, measurement and scale to create accurate replicas of the coolest cars on the road. Running time 2:42 minutes. Good for career day an... [more]
January 21, 2012 at 12:17 PM
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Ages: 11 - 18
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Reroofing Your Uncle's House (Interactive)
From pbslearningmedia.org, produced by WGBH Educational Foundation
In this interactive activity adapted from the Wisconsin Online Resource Center, use mathematics and measuring skills to solve a construction problem. Play a game using tools (including a tape measure, notepad, and calculator) to determine how many sh... [more]
May 20, 2012 at 03:32 PM
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Ages: 5 - 18
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Building and Testing Bicycle Wheels
From thefutureschannel.com, produced by Futures Channel
Want your students to remember math or science class the next time they ride a bike? Give them an inside look at what it takes to build and test durable, high-tech bike wheels. In the assembly room, spokes are plucked like guitar strings to ensure eq... [more]
December 20, 2011 at 09:04 PM
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