The Hindu-Arabic number system
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The Hindu-Arabic number system

Clip from Numbers Count

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Numbers Count reveals how the digits we know today were developed in India and found their way to Europe via Arab travellers, where they evolved further.

Numbers Count reveals how the digits we know today were developed in India and found their way to Europe via Arab travellers, where they evolved further.

The Ancient Egyptian number system
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The Ancient Egyptian number system

Clip from Numbers Count

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Numbers Count reveals how Ancient Egyptians used strokes to write down numbers less than 10 and then used different symbols for higher numbers.

Numbers Count reveals how Ancient Egyptians used strokes to write down numbers less than 10 and then used different symbols for higher numbers.

Jobs that use maths
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Jobs that use maths

Clip from Behind the News

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When math homework seems a little difficult and boring to want to bother with, it might be helpful to remind yourself how many cool jobs use maths everyday. Meet everyone from ...

When math homework seems a little difficult and boring to want to bother with, it might be helpful to remind yourself how many cool jobs use maths everyday. Meet everyone from pilots to architects and even people who work in the fashion and movie industries, all who says that maths is a vital part of their job.

Using 'scale' to indicate size
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Using 'scale' to indicate size

Clip from Let's Kick Sum Maths

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Humorous clip shows how awkward life would be if we couldn't show the scale size of things on designs and maps

Humorous clip shows how awkward life would be if we couldn't show the scale size of things on designs and maps

Mathematic principles behind surfing
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Mathematic principles behind surfing

Clip from Scope

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The maths and science behind surfing is explained along with a description of how technology and data can be used to improve surfing.

The maths and science behind surfing is explained along with a description of how technology and data can be used to improve surfing.

Amazingly advanced Mayan mathematics
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Amazingly advanced Mayan mathematics

Clip from The Time Compass

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The Mayans were possibly the first civilisation to use 'zero' as a number and as a concept.

The Mayans were possibly the first civilisation to use 'zero' as a number and as a concept.

Weeds and measurement
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Weeds and measurement

Clip from Project Planet

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Find out a fascinating fact about weeds and learn to measure how much soil you would need for a garden bed

Find out a fascinating fact about weeds and learn to measure how much soil you would need for a garden bed

Finding mathematical patterns in nature
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Finding mathematical patterns in nature

Clip from MathXplosion

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From hexagons in honeycombs to the Fibonacci sequence in pinecones, put your math glasses on and explore the natural world and see what patterns you can find in your environment.

From hexagons in honeycombs to the Fibonacci sequence in pinecones, put your math glasses on and explore the natural world and see what patterns you can find in your environment.

How to make a 3D cube
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How to make a 3D cube

Clip from Look Kool

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A puzzle solving champion shows us how we can make the same sized cube using eleven different cube nets. What other 3D shapes can you make using nets? Do any other shapes have ...

A puzzle solving champion shows us how we can make the same sized cube using eleven different cube nets. What other 3D shapes can you make using nets? Do any other shapes have eleven different nets?

Make a paper cube using modular origami
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Make a paper cube using modular origami

Clip from Look Kool

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Meet a mathematician who is also an origami expert and learn how to make a cube out of folded paper. You will need six square pieces of origami paper for each cube. Try it for ...

Meet a mathematician who is also an origami expert and learn how to make a cube out of folded paper. You will need six square pieces of origami paper for each cube. Try it for yourself then do some research and see what other modular origami creations you can learn to make.

Repeating patterns
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Repeating patterns

Clip from Odd Squad

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The evil 'patternista' gives the 1983 Odd Squad a riddle to solve, they must guess the next term in a repeating pattern. Can you think of some examples of repeating patterns ...

The evil 'patternista' gives the 1983 Odd Squad a riddle to solve, they must guess the next term in a repeating pattern. Can you think of some examples of repeating patterns in the environment around you? Can you make a sound pattern like the patternista? The convert it into a number pattern?

Pattern puzzle
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Pattern puzzle

Clip from Odd Squad

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The Odd Squad must solve the pattern puzzle to open the door. Can you complete the pattern? Write your own shape pattern and get a friend to complete or continue your pattern. ...

The Odd Squad must solve the pattern puzzle to open the door. Can you complete the pattern? Write your own shape pattern and get a friend to complete or continue your pattern. What kinds of patterns are there other than repeating patterns? Try creating a growing pattern.

3D Shapes
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3D Shapes

Clip from Odd Squad

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In this clip from The Odd Squad, Agent Oona explains how 3D shapes are different from 2D shapes with her ‘go back in time wooshinator’. What are some objects that are shaped ...

In this clip from The Odd Squad, Agent Oona explains how 3D shapes are different from 2D shapes with her ‘go back in time wooshinator’. What are some objects that are shaped like a sphere? What are some objects that are shaped like cubes?

Mathematical Eye
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Mathematical Eye : Circles

Episode 1 ABC February 24, 1993

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This series aims to encourage the development of mathematical ideas, generate enthusiasm and curiosity for maths, encourage discussion, and investigation and show maths in the ...

This series aims to encourage the development of mathematical ideas, generate enthusiasm and curiosity for maths, encourage discussion, and investigation and show maths in the real world. In this episode, drawing circles and using them to solve problems.

Mathematical Eye
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Mathematical Eye : Lines And Network

Episode 2 ABC March 3, 1993

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This series aims to encourage the development of mathematical ideas, generate enthusiasm and curiosity for maths, encourage discussion, and investigation and show maths in the ...

This series aims to encourage the development of mathematical ideas, generate enthusiasm and curiosity for maths, encourage discussion, and investigation and show maths in the real world. In this episode, real and mathematical lines, contours, isobars and networks.

Mathematical Eye
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Mathematical Eye : Fibonacci And Prime Numbers

Episode 3 ABC March 10, 1993

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This series aims to encourage the development of mathematical ideas, generate enthusiasm and curiosity for maths, encourage discussion, and investigation and show maths in the ...

This series aims to encourage the development of mathematical ideas, generate enthusiasm and curiosity for maths, encourage discussion, and investigation and show maths in the real world. In this episode, the fibonacci sequence, prime numbers, factors and odd and even numbers.

Mathematical Eye
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Mathematical Eye : Triangles And Square Numbers

Episode 4 ABC March 17, 1993

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This series aims to encourage the development of mathematical ideas, generate enthusiasm and curiosity for maths, encourage discussion and investigation and show maths in the ...

This series aims to encourage the development of mathematical ideas, generate enthusiasm and curiosity for maths, encourage discussion and investigation and show maths in the real world. In this episode, the links between triangles and square numbers, Pascal's triangle, pyramids.

Mathematical Eye
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Mathematical Eye : Decimal Investigations

Episode 5 ABC March 24, 1993

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This series aims to encourage the development of mathematical ideas, generate enthusiasm and curiosity for maths, encourage discussion, and investigation and show maths in the ...

This series aims to encourage the development of mathematical ideas, generate enthusiasm and curiosity for maths, encourage discussion, and investigation and show maths in the real world. In this episode, decimal notation and decimal calculations.