Letters and Numbers
25:03

Letters and Numbers

Season 2 Episode 94 SBS October 6, 2016

English

Mathematics

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
Two contestants pit their linguistic and numerical skills against each other and the clock in this entertaining quiz show. Join host Richard Morecroft along with maths whiz ...

Two contestants pit their linguistic and numerical skills against each other and the clock in this entertaining quiz show. Join host Richard Morecroft along with maths whiz Lily Serna and wordsmith David Astle.

Letters and Numbers
24:25

Letters and Numbers

Season 3 Episode 3 SBS October 19, 2016

English

Mathematics

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
Two contestants pit their linguistic and numerical skills against each other and the clock in this entertaining quiz show. Join host Richard Morecroft along with maths whiz ...

Two contestants pit their linguistic and numerical skills against each other and the clock in this entertaining quiz show. Join host Richard Morecroft along with maths whiz Lily Serna and wordsmith David Astle.

Letters and Numbers
25:04

Letters and Numbers

Season 2 Episode 78 SBS September 14, 2016

English

Mathematics

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
Two contestants pit their linguistic and numerical skills against each other and the clock in this entertaining quiz show. Join host Richard Morecroft along with maths whiz ...

Two contestants pit their linguistic and numerical skills against each other and the clock in this entertaining quiz show. Join host Richard Morecroft along with maths whiz Lily Serna and wordsmith David Astle.

Kepler conjecture with cannonballs
5:28

Kepler conjecture with cannonballs

Clip from Dara O Briain: School of Hard Sums

Mathematics

7-8
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
A demonstration of how Johannes Kepler's sphere packing conjecture can calculate how high cannonballs can be stacked.

A demonstration of how Johannes Kepler's sphere packing conjecture can calculate how high cannonballs can be stacked.

Pythagoras and the birth of Greek mathematics
6:21

Pythagoras and the birth of Greek mathematics

Clip from The Story Of Maths

Mathematics

7-8
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Marcus du Sautoy introduces Pythagoras' theorem and discovery of harmonic series, and Hippasus' irrational number.

Marcus du Sautoy introduces Pythagoras' theorem and discovery of harmonic series, and Hippasus' irrational number.

Six degrees of separation
2:31

Six degrees of separation

Clip from How Kevin Bacon Cured Cancer

Mathematics

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
Duncan Watts reveals how the game and urban myth of Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon helped shape his Small World Project and network theory.

Duncan Watts reveals how the game and urban myth of Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon helped shape his Small World Project and network theory.

Calculating inheritance with algebra
1:48

Calculating inheritance with algebra

Clip from Science in a Golden Age

Mathematics

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Jim AlKhalili demonstrates the use of algebra to calculate the division of an inheritance between family and friends.

Jim AlKhalili demonstrates the use of algebra to calculate the division of an inheritance between family and friends.

Frequency analysis, encryption and ciphers
3:03

Frequency analysis, encryption and ciphers

Clip from Science in a Golden Age

Mathematics

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Jim AlKhalili demonstrates how AlKindi developed frequency analysis to study encrypted messages in the first century AD.

Jim AlKhalili demonstrates how AlKindi developed frequency analysis to study encrypted messages in the first century AD.

Calculating with Roman numerals
2:00

Calculating with Roman numerals

Clip from Science in a Golden Age

Mathematics

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Jim AlKhalili shows how difficult it is to calculate simple sums with the Roman numeral system.

Jim AlKhalili shows how difficult it is to calculate simple sums with the Roman numeral system.

Hindu-Arabic numerals and the decimal point
3:21

Hindu-Arabic numerals and the decimal point

Clip from Science And Islam

Mathematics

7-8
9-10
Classification: Not ClassifiedClassification: Not Classified
Jim AlKhalili demonstrates the difference between the Roman and HinduArabic numeric systems and the origin of the decimal point.

Jim AlKhalili demonstrates the difference between the Roman and HinduArabic numeric systems and the origin of the decimal point.

Al-Khwarizmi, root, algebra and algorithms
4:21

Al-Khwarizmi, root, algebra and algorithms

Clip from Science And Islam

Mathematics

7-8
9-10
Classification: Not ClassifiedClassification: Not Classified
Jim AlKhalili meets mathematician Ian Stewart, who explains the significance of Muhammad ibn Musa alKhwarizmi's work to develop algebra and the origin of root.

Jim AlKhalili meets mathematician Ian Stewart, who explains the significance of Muhammad ibn Musa alKhwarizmi's work to develop algebra and the origin of root.

Weeds and measurement
1:02

Weeds and measurement

Clip from Project Planet

Mathematics

3-4
5-6
7-8
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
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

Between The Folds
54:48

Between The Folds

ABC October 31, 2010

Visual arts

Science

Mathematics

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
Investigates the ancient art of origami and talks to a number of contemporary practitioners who are taking the medium to new levels. Includes interviews with artists, ...

Investigates the ancient art of origami and talks to a number of contemporary practitioners who are taking the medium to new levels. Includes interviews with artists, mathematicians, scientists and paper makers.

Against All Odds: Inside Statistics
10:33

Against All Odds: Inside Statistics: Binomial Distributions

ABC Me February 5, 2018

Mathematics

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
Sickle cell disease is an example of binomial distribution in families with two parents who are carriers for this genetic trait.

Sickle cell disease is an example of binomial distribution in families with two parents who are carriers for this genetic trait.

Against All Odds: Inside Statistics
11:07

Against All Odds: Inside Statistics: Sampling Distributions

ABC Me February 12, 2018

Mathematics

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
Heights of third graders in one class. Quality scores for circuit boards at a factory. Taking multiple samples allows us to visualise the sampling distribution of the sample mean.

Heights of third graders in one class. Quality scores for circuit boards at a factory. Taking multiple samples allows us to visualise the sampling distribution of the sample mean.

Against All Odds: Inside Statistics
11:54

Against All Odds: Inside Statistics: Normal Calculations

ABC Me October 16, 2017

Mathematics

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
Visit the Boston Beanstalks club for tall people. Height is normally distributed and we can use membership cut-offs and population data to calculate Z-scores.

Visit the Boston Beanstalks club for tall people. Height is normally distributed and we can use membership cut-offs and population data to calculate Z-scores.

Against All Odds: Inside Statistics
9:13

Against All Odds: Inside Statistics: Sample and Surveys

ABC Me August 27, 2018

Mathematics

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
A visit to the University of New Hampshire Survey Centre illustrates how pollsters create accurate surveys. They can then use details from their sample to make inferences ...

A visit to the University of New Hampshire Survey Centre illustrates how pollsters create accurate surveys. They can then use details from their sample to make inferences about a whole population.

Dara O'Briain's School of Hard Sums
44:18

Dara O'Briain's School of Hard Sums: Josh Widdicombe And Peter Serafinowicz

Season 2 Episode 5 SBS2 January 4, 2016

Mathematics

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Guest comedians Josh Widdicombe and Peter Serafinowicz pit their muscles and common sense against Dara's mathematically-trained brain as they battle it out to solve puzzles ...

Guest comedians Josh Widdicombe and Peter Serafinowicz pit their muscles and common sense against Dara's mathematically-trained brain as they battle it out to solve puzzles and problems set by Professor Marcus du Sautoy. Today's theme is: 'The Maths of the Great Outdoors'.