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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

Maths 4 Real
14:08

Maths 4 Real: Number, Algebra And Handling Data - Rearranging Formulae

Episode 2 ABC November 9, 2006

Mathematics

Numeracy

7-8
9-10
Classification: Not ClassifiedClassification: Not Classified
Set in both the real world and an abstract studio location, each program in this series aims to engage and entertain students while supporting teachers by bringing the outside ...

Set in both the real world and an abstract studio location, each program in this series aims to engage and entertain students while supporting teachers by bringing the outside world into their lessons, encouraging maths investigation and discovery.

Maths 4 Real
14:06

Maths 4 Real: Number, Algebra And Handling Data - Quadratic Functions

Episode 1 ABC November 9, 2006

Mathematics

Numeracy

7-8
9-10
Classification: Not ClassifiedClassification: Not Classified
Set in both the real world and an abstract studio location, each program in this series aims to engage and entertain students while supporting teachers by bringing the outside ...

Set in both the real world and an abstract studio location, each program in this series aims to engage and entertain students while supporting teachers by bringing the outside world into their lessons, encouraging maths investigation and discovery.

Maths 4 Real
14:08

Maths 4 Real: Number, Algebra And Handling Data - Cumulative Frequency

Episode 4 ABC November 16, 2006

Mathematics

Numeracy

7-8
9-10
Classification: Not ClassifiedClassification: Not Classified
Set in both the real world and an abstract studio location, each program in this series aims to engage and entertain students while supporting teachers by bringing the outside ...

Set in both the real world and an abstract studio location, each program in this series aims to engage and entertain students while supporting teachers by bringing the outside world into their lessons, encouraging maths investigation and discovery.

Maths 4 Real
13:59

Maths 4 Real: Number, Algebra And Handling Data - Scatter Graphs

Episode 3 ABC November 16, 2006

Mathematics

Numeracy

7-8
9-10
Classification: Not ClassifiedClassification: Not Classified
Set in both the real world and an abstract studio location, each program in this series aims to engage and entertain students while supporting teachers by bringing the outside ...

Set in both the real world and an abstract studio location, each program in this series aims to engage and entertain students while supporting teachers by bringing the outside world into their lessons, encouraging maths investigation and discovery.

Maths 4 Real
13:59

Maths 4 Real: Shape, Space and Measures - Volume of Prisms

Episode 6 ABC November 23, 2006

Mathematics

Numeracy

7-8
9-10
Classification: Not ClassifiedClassification: Not Classified
Set in both the real world and an abstract studio location, each program in this series aims to engage and entertain students while supporting teachers by bringing the outside ...

Set in both the real world and an abstract studio location, each program in this series aims to engage and entertain students while supporting teachers by bringing the outside world into their lessons, encouraging maths investigation and discovery.

Maths 4 Real
13:59

Maths 4 Real: Shape, Space and Measures - Areas of Circles and Composite Shapes

Episode 5 ABC November 23, 2006

Mathematics

Numeracy

7-8
9-10
Classification: Not ClassifiedClassification: Not Classified
Set in both the real world and an abstract studio location, each program in this series aims to engage and entertain students while supporting teachers by bringing the outside ...

Set in both the real world and an abstract studio location, each program in this series aims to engage and entertain students while supporting teachers by bringing the outside world into their lessons, encouraging maths investigation and discovery.

Maths 4 Real
14:08

Maths 4 Real: Shape, Space And Measures - The Tangent Ratio

Episode 7 ABC November 30, 2006

Mathematics

Numeracy

7-8
9-10
Classification: Not ClassifiedClassification: Not Classified
Set in both the real world and an abstract studio location, each program in this series aims to engage and entertain students while supporting teachers by bringing the outside ...

Set in both the real world and an abstract studio location, each program in this series aims to engage and entertain students while supporting teachers by bringing the outside world into their lessons, encouraging maths investigation and discovery.

Maths 4 Real
14:07

Maths 4 Real: Shape, Space And Measures - Loci

Episode 8 ABC November 30, 2006

Mathematics

Numeracy

7-8
9-10
Classification: Not ClassifiedClassification: Not Classified
Set in both the real world and an abstract studio location, each program in this series aims to engage and entertain students while supporting teachers by bringing the outside ...

Set in both the real world and an abstract studio location, each program in this series aims to engage and entertain students while supporting teachers by bringing the outside world into their lessons, encouraging maths investigation and discovery.

The Story Of 1
1:27:18

The Story Of 1

ABC January 1, 2009

Mathematics

Numeracy

History

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
The story of the number 1 is the story of Western civilisation. Terry Jones, of Monty Python fame, goes on a humour-filled journey to discover just what an amazing tale lies ...

The story of the number 1 is the story of Western civilisation. Terry Jones, of Monty Python fame, goes on a humour-filled journey to discover just what an amazing tale lies behind the simplest number we have. Using Pythonesque computer graphics, 1 is brought to life in all its various guises.