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A World Without Maths Dividing using repeated subtraction

Mrs Barker has just bought some yummy treats for her dogs and they can’t wait to eat them. There is just one problem, if the dogs don’t get the same number of treats each, they get seriously cranky. This sounds like a job for Divider Girl. Can Divider Girl use sharing and repeated subtraction to help Mrs Barker share the ...
  • 2018
  • 00:03:12
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 09/03/2019

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A World Without Maths The relationship between multiplication and division

Baz and Dave need to share out some kittens ready to go to their new homes! At first it seems simple, eight kittens shared between four friends. Things quickly get more complicated when they discover Sally is allergic to cats. She can’t take any kittens, and Mrs Barker has all those dogs. There are remainders involved, new calculations to solve ...
  • 2018
  • 00:06:16
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 09/03/2019

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A World Without Maths How to use arrays to multiply

Mr Sharma needs to buy new pencils for the school but they only come in boxes of 5. How does he know how many he’s got? His attempts at guessing leave Mrs Barker in a sticky situation. This sounds like a job for Multiplication Boy! Luckily, our hero in A World Without Maths knows what to do. He speeds up ...
  • 2018
  • 00:04:52
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 09/03/2019

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A World Without Maths How to use mental methods to divide

Charlie has won a huge bunch of balloons, so huge they have put him in something of a precarious position. But he’s not going to give them up easily. He won them fair and square after all. Dave suggests sharing them out, so they can all help him carry them home. This sounds like a job for Divider Girl! Divider ...
  • 2018
  • 00:04:43
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 09/03/2019

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A World Without Maths Multiples of two, five and ten

Multiplication Boy and Divider Girl keep their math superpowers sharp with a competition to count in twos, fives and tens. Looking around the world, they count objects that come in multiples. Spotting patterns in the times tables, they race against each other to win the competition. These math heroes know that counting in multiples helps with multiplying and dividing. But ...
  • 2018
  • 00:04:49
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 09/03/2019

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A World Without Maths How to use mental methods to multiply

Mr and Mrs Sharma can’t work out how many sausages to buy for Charlie’s birthday party. They are trying to count it out using chocolate buttons, but they are getting in a mess. This sounds like a job for Multiplication Boy! Multiplication Boy comes to the rescue, but loses his trusty number line en route. Can he find another way ...
  • 2018
  • 00:04:21
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 09/03/2019

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A World Without Maths What is multiplication?

Dave is building a new garden wall for Mrs Sharma. It’s taking a very, very long time. He is doing his best but keeps running out of bricks. This sounds like a job for Multiplication Boy. Can Multiplication Boy help Dave with some repeated addition on his number line? Will Dave be able to calculate exactly how many bricks to ...
  • 2018
  • 00:05:08
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 09/03/2019

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Studio K Nursery Rhymes with Cottonball: This Old Man

Try out this nursery rhyme with Cottonball, as Mr. Orlando adds to the rhythm and their young friends help out with counting.
  • 2017
  • 00:02:38
  • 4 and under
  • Added on: 11/05/2018

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

Desjardins Vignettes Savings

Savings is money you put aside after all expenses are paid. It can be used to pay for things you dream about, like a comic book.
  • 2014
  • 00:01:35
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 10/03/2014

Charly and Max get involved A winning recipe

Charly and Max sell lemonade to collect more money.
  • 2014
  • 00:02:10
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 10/03/2014

Charly and Max get involved The early bird gets the… cans

Charly and Max decide to collect bottles from their neighbours in order to have a little pocket money.
  • 2014
  • 00:01:27
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 10/03/2014

Charly and Max get involved When eyes are bigger than the wallet

Max learns the hard way that managing a monthly budget requires discipline after he spends the money for the month at a restaurant.
  • 2014
  • 00:02:10
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 10/03/2014

Charly and Max get involved A ton of money

Charly counts the money in her piggy bank and shows us all the different coins.
  • 2014
  • 00:02:37
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 10/03/2014

Charly and Max get involved Digging out a good wage

Max becomes aware of the amount of hours he has to work to pay for an MP3.
  • 2014
  • 00:01:43
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 10/03/2014

Charly and Max get involved A hockey stick in a haystack

Charly shops for a hockey stick and realizes that it is important to compare prices before buying.
  • 2014
  • 00:03:02
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 10/03/2014

Charly and Max get involved Max Co. Snow Removal

When Max realizes the cost of a snow blower versus a shovel he changes his mind about what he needs.
  • 2014
  • 00:02:05
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 10/03/2014

The Nature of Things Martin Gardner: Mathemagician

"The universe is almost like a huge magic trick," says Martin Gardner. Many world-renowned scientists, mathematicians and magicians agree. Featured guests who have been influenced by Gardner include: magicians Max Maven and Michael Weber; mathematician and legendary computer hacker Bill Gospar; Harvard professor and card wizard Persi Diaconnis; renowned math genius John Horton Conway of Princeton; and Ron Graham, acrobat, ...
  • 1996
  • 00:46:08
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/14/2013