The Numbers Game
22:06

The Numbers Game: Are You A Sucker?

Season 2 Episode 2 National Geographic April 22, 2014

Science

Mathematics

Personal and social capability

Critical thinking

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Worried you might be gullible? Data scientist Jake Porway is going to show you how to dodge the double-crosses and spot the scams.

Worried you might be gullible? Data scientist Jake Porway is going to show you how to dodge the double-crosses and spot the scams.

The Numbers Game
44:58

The Numbers Game: What Drives You Crazy?

Season 1 Episode 3 National Geographic August 11, 2013

Science

Mathematics

Personal and social capability

Critical thinking

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
What's on your list of pet peeves? Explore the science and numbers behind daily stresses and everyday annoyances that can drive us crazy.

What's on your list of pet peeves? Explore the science and numbers behind daily stresses and everyday annoyances that can drive us crazy.

The Numbers Game
22:08

The Numbers Game: Could You Be A Hero?

Season 2 Episode 3 National Geographic April 18, 2014

Science

Mathematics

Personal and social capability

Critical thinking

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
You're going to learn what it takes to be a hero, how to hone two vital heroic skills, and how to control your body's hero chemical in order to be ready whenever duty calls.

You're going to learn what it takes to be a hero, how to hone two vital heroic skills, and how to control your body's hero chemical in order to be ready whenever duty calls.

The Numbers Game
22:06

The Numbers Game: Do You Live On The Edge?

Season 2 Episode 4 National Geographic May 5, 2014

Science

Mathematics

Personal and social capability

Critical thinking

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
You make 70 conscious decisions in an average day. And if one of those decisions is to jump out of an airplane or ride a motorcycle, you might just be a daredevil.

You make 70 conscious decisions in an average day. And if one of those decisions is to jump out of an airplane or ride a motorcycle, you might just be a daredevil.

The Numbers Game
22:06

The Numbers Game: Are You Superstitious?

Season 2 Episode 5 National Geographic April 29, 2014

Science

Mathematics

Personal and social capability

Critical thinking

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Whether you regularly knock on wood or occasionally wear a lucky hat, superstition may be influencing your life in more ways than you know.

Whether you regularly knock on wood or occasionally wear a lucky hat, superstition may be influencing your life in more ways than you know.

The Numbers Game
22:07

The Numbers Game: Could You Be The Boss?

Season 2 Episode 6 National Geographic April 29, 2014

Science

Mathematics

Personal and social capability

Critical thinking

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Data scientist Jake Porway might not make you a multibillionaire, but he will give you the lowdown on how to pick the perfect team and lead them to victory.

Data scientist Jake Porway might not make you a multibillionaire, but he will give you the lowdown on how to pick the perfect team and lead them to victory.

The Numbers Game
22:06

The Numbers Game: Are You Desirable?

Season 2 Episode 8 National Geographic May 5, 2014

Science

Mathematics

Personal and social capability

Critical thinking

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Did you know there's one thing that makes you more desirable? And a single accessory that can make you appear smarter? Learn the tools to physical and social desirability.

Did you know there's one thing that makes you more desirable? And a single accessory that can make you appear smarter? Learn the tools to physical and social desirability.

The Numbers Game
22:06

The Numbers Game: Are You A Jerk?

Season 2 Episode 9 National Geographic May 12, 2014

Science

Mathematics

Personal and social capability

Critical thinking

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Did you know that being a jerk could earn you nearly $10,000? Data scientist Jake Porway reveals how to tap into the benefits of being a jerk without making a long list of enemies.

Did you know that being a jerk could earn you nearly $10,000? Data scientist Jake Porway reveals how to tap into the benefits of being a jerk without making a long list of enemies.

The Numbers Game
22:06

The Numbers Game: Can Cracking Codes Change Your Life?

Season 2 Episode 10 National Geographic May 12, 2014

Science

Mathematics

Personal and social capability

Critical thinking

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
National Treasure, The Da Vinci Code, Indiana Jones - what do these movies have in common? All require their heroes to solve intricate puzzles to find the treasure and save ...

National Treasure, The Da Vinci Code, Indiana Jones - what do these movies have in common? All require their heroes to solve intricate puzzles to find the treasure and save the day.

The Numbers Game
22:07

The Numbers Game: Could You Survive A Zombie Apocalypse?

Season 2 Episode 11 National Geographic May 25, 2014

Science

Mathematics

Personal and social capability

Critical thinking

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Whether you're facing the end of the world, a zombie apocalypse or a blackout, data scientist Jake Porway has the numbers you need to survive any disaster.

Whether you're facing the end of the world, a zombie apocalypse or a blackout, data scientist Jake Porway has the numbers you need to survive any disaster.

The Numbers Game
22:07

The Numbers Game: How To Get What You Want

Season 2 Episode 12 National Geographic May 25, 2014

Science

Mathematics

Personal and social capability

Critical thinking

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Ever wondered why some people seem naturally convincing? Data scientist Jake Porway reveals the secrets persuasive people use to talk their way out of trouble and into triumph.

Ever wondered why some people seem naturally convincing? Data scientist Jake Porway reveals the secrets persuasive people use to talk their way out of trouble and into triumph.

Vitruvian Man, architecture and beauty
8:06

Vitruvian Man, architecture and beauty

Clip from The Beauty of Diagrams

Mathematics

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Marcus du Sautoy inspects Leonardo da Vinci's original Vitruvian Man and discusses its application to architecture and geometry.

Marcus du Sautoy inspects Leonardo da Vinci's original Vitruvian Man and discusses its application to architecture and geometry.

Waiting For Superman
1:46:28

Waiting For Superman

FOXTEL Premiere February 29, 2012

Personal and social capability

Critical thinking

Literacy

Numeracy

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
From Davis Guggenheim, the Oscar-winning director of An Inconvenient Truth, comes this deeply personal exploration of the current state of public education in the US and how ...

From Davis Guggenheim, the Oscar-winning director of An Inconvenient Truth, comes this deeply personal exploration of the current state of public education in the US and how it is affecting children. Fuelled by his conscience and electrified by the possibilities for change, Guggenheim sets off on a probing journey into the lives of five unforgettable kids whose dreams, hopes and untapped potential reveal all that it is at stake at this critical moment.