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

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.

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.

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.

Let's Kick Sum Maths
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Let's Kick Sum Maths

Season 1 Episode 1 ABC Me July 20, 2015

Mathematics

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Motivational clip showing that mathematics may seem difficult but those difficulties can be overcome with effort and training. We also discuss some applications of mathematics.

Motivational clip showing that mathematics may seem difficult but those difficulties can be overcome with effort and training. We also discuss some applications of mathematics.

MathXplosion
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MathXplosion: The Perfect Square

ABC Me August 6, 2018

Mathematics

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Using non-standard measurement units and anthropometric proportionality ratios, this episode reinforces the notion that reliable units can be derived from representational ...

Using non-standard measurement units and anthropometric proportionality ratios, this episode reinforces the notion that reliable units can be derived from representational objects in the everyday world.

MathXplosion
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MathXplosion: The Mysterious Multiplying Erics!

ABC Me October 15, 2018

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Learn how to compare angles and classify them as equal to, greater than or less than a right angle. If you place two mirrors at an angle, you will see an ever increasing ...

Learn how to compare angles and classify them as equal to, greater than or less than a right angle. If you place two mirrors at an angle, you will see an ever increasing number of objects as you move the mirrors closer together. If the two are parallel, you can see infinity.

MathXplosion
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MathXplosion: Birthday Probability

ABC Me August 6, 2018

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This episode uses the concept of probability to explore how likely something like sharing the same birthday will be in a group.

This episode uses the concept of probability to explore how likely something like sharing the same birthday will be in a group.

MathXplosion
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MathXplosion: Weigh To Go!

ABC Me October 22, 2018

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Eric shares an amazing trick to show that heavy does not equal big. All you need is something heavy and a lot of something light and you'll be able to prove that weight is not ...

Eric shares an amazing trick to show that heavy does not equal big. All you need is something heavy and a lot of something light and you'll be able to prove that weight is not the same as size.

MathXplosion
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MathXplosion: Vanishing Into The Sunset

ABC Me October 29, 2018

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Did you know that some things can appear far away - as though they were disappearing - when you look at them on a level surface? It's an optical illusion known as the ...

Did you know that some things can appear far away - as though they were disappearing - when you look at them on a level surface? It's an optical illusion known as the vanishing point. It's not magic - it's maths!

MathXplosion
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MathXplosion: Oops, I Forted

ABC Me November 5, 2018

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Want to know how to build the world's strongest fort? Eric shows us how to build a fort like no other. Get your cushions ready! It's not magic, it's math.

Want to know how to build the world's strongest fort? Eric shows us how to build a fort like no other. Get your cushions ready! It's not magic, it's math.

MathXplosion
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MathXplosion: I'm Seven Feet Tall!

Season 1 Episode 18 ABC Me August 27, 2018

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This episode is about the concept of a measurement unit; non-standard measurement units; non-standard measure; and, indirect measure.

This episode is about the concept of a measurement unit; non-standard measurement units; non-standard measure; and, indirect measure.

MathXplosion
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MathXplosion: If the Shoe Fits

Season 1 Episode 21 ABC Me September 3, 2018

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Learning to lace and tie shoes is a hurdle that everybody has to overcome in the course of growing up. Have you ever wondered how many ways you can tie a shoelace? Eric shows ...

Learning to lace and tie shoes is a hurdle that everybody has to overcome in the course of growing up. Have you ever wondered how many ways you can tie a shoelace? Eric shows us a couple of the 43,000 ways.

MathXplosion
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MathXplosion: A Magic Curve Ball

ABC Me October 29, 2018

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Eric is a master of illusions. Here he shows us how to create an optical illusion, drawing straight lines to make up a curve. It's not magic - it's maths!

Eric is a master of illusions. Here he shows us how to create an optical illusion, drawing straight lines to make up a curve. It's not magic - it's maths!

MathXplosion
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MathXplosion: Matching Socks

ABC Me December 3, 2018

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Eric uses a drawer full of socks to demonstrate the theory of probability, showing off an astonishing mathemagical trick while he's at it. You won't believe your eyes: it's ...

Eric uses a drawer full of socks to demonstrate the theory of probability, showing off an astonishing mathemagical trick while he's at it. You won't believe your eyes: it's not magic, it's math.

MathXplosion
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MathXplosion: Tetrahedron for the Trees

ABC Me September 23, 2019

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Eric is racking his brain to figure out how best to place four apple trees so that they are equally far apart. It's not magic, it's math!

Eric is racking his brain to figure out how best to place four apple trees so that they are equally far apart. It's not magic, it's math!

MathXplosion
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MathXplosion: Reflecting on Mirror Writing

ABC Me November 12, 2018

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Can you decipher Eric's writing? Here, he reveals the 'mathemagical' mystery behind mirror writing. It's not magic, it's math.

Can you decipher Eric's writing? Here, he reveals the 'mathemagical' mystery behind mirror writing. It's not magic, it's math.

MathXplosion
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MathXplosion: Actually, It's An Estimate!

Season 1 Episode 16 ABC Me August 27, 2018

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In this episode, we see how accurate estimates are arrived at by using information about many things in our everyday lives, in logical ways.

In this episode, we see how accurate estimates are arrived at by using information about many things in our everyday lives, in logical ways.