Monster Math Squad A Bungle at Barks and Stench

Mr. Cranky Pants Monster needs the Squad to finish putting away some toys for him, but he warns them the toys can be very fussy and hard to put away properly. The y soon discover that Monster Marbles are very particular about how they are put into a container. If they’re not placed in a particular order, they jump out ...
  • 2011
  • 00:12:30
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 07/30/2013

The Nature of Things A Head for Figures

The Nature of Things takes a good-natured look at statistics, a subject that many people find incomprehensible or irrelevant. The program illustrates how abstract mathematical ideas affect us in the real world. On the basis of statistics, laws are drafted that make seatbelts mandatory or prohibit smoking. Nevertheless, when faced with decisions about uncertain situations, people often turn to intuition ...
  • 1995
  • 00:45:48
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Monster Math Squad A Muffin Mystery

Miss Murkly is all in a tizzy. She claims she will never bake again! A customer, Mrs. Half Monster, wants to return one of Miss Murkly’s famous Heavenly Half Muffins. This has never happened before; the muffin was perfect, half slime and half grime! But Mrs. Half Monster claims her order is 'Wrong! All wrong!' By learning all about HALF, ...
  • 2011
  • 00:12:30
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 07/30/2013

Witness Ask a Silly Question

Opinion polls are very influential, determining everything from how we are governed to what we eat for breakfast. But this is a completely unregulated industry, subject to human frailty and open to abuse. This offbeat and often hilarious documentary uses bogus polls to show how easily people will comment on subjects they clearly know nothing about. Viewers are then taken ...
  • 1998
  • 00:44:42
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Monster Math Squad Big Burp Monster at the Library

The Monstrovia library is being shaken to its foundation as Big Burp Monster searches for a book! The Monster Math Squad has to learn about NUMBERS to help Miss Shush Monster, the librarian, find the book Big Burp Monster is looking for in the library. Just as the Squad gets close, Big Burp Monster nearly burps the numbers off the ...
  • 2011
  • 00:12:30
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 07/30/2013

Monster Math Squad Big Monster Mess

Mr. Cranky Pants Monster is crankier then ever! Mess Monster has been in Mr. Cranky Pants Monster’s store and turned the place upside down! The call comes into the Monster Math Squad to help sort things out while Mr. Cranky Pants Monster chases away Mess Monster! At the store, the Squad learns all about PAIRS as they sort out the ...
  • 2011
  • 00:12:30
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 07/30/2013

Monster Math Squad Bucking Monster Mayhem

The Squad offers to help some little monsters to get a bucking monster toy bucking! They learn that the ride requires three coins to make it start, but the little monsters are only putting in two. That’s not enough! So they put in enough coins, but the bucking monster still won’t buck! Now what’s the problem? It turns out that ...
  • 2011
  • 00:12:30
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 09/25/2013

The Nature of Things Chaos, Science and the Unexpected

This documentary is an in-depth look at how supercomputers and computer graphics have opened up a new vista for scientists as they seek to plot and predict the shapes and forms of nature. Scientists and mathematicians are now using computer graphics to produce visual representations of natural phenomena, to determine what is predictable and what is random – to explore ...
  • 1990
  • 00:45:57
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Power & Politics Electoral Reform Explained

Having promised that the 2015 federal election will be the last under the first-past-the-post system, Justin Trudeau and the Liberals face the daunting task of determining the best option for electoral reform. Dave Meslin from Unlocked Democracy gives a visual demonstration of several alternatives, including the run-off election (or ranked ballot), single transferable vote (STV) and mixed-member proportional representation (MMP).
  • 2015
  • 00:08:59
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/07/2016

Monster Math Squad Falls Apart Monster Nose Woes

Falls Apart Monster is missing his nose after bumping into another monster, and he needs the Squad to help him find it! The first thing they do is use a Math Monitor to make a sketch of the mystery monster, based on FAPM’s description. Except the sketch is very silly-looking! But they learn this is because they haven’t put the ...
  • 2011
  • 00:12:30
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 07/30/2013