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How to Think Like a Computer Pattern recognition

A teenage programmer is giving her computer instructions on making a sandwich. She realizes that the pattern of slicing and layering are repeated – and finds this useful in writing her code. She uses a similar set of slicing and layering instructions to try to get the computer to make her dessert – with less success. Teacher Notes: Jumping off ...
  • 2016
  • 00:02:53
  • 13-14
  • 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 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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Brain Games Patterns

This is a show about your brain and patterns. We're going to mess with your mind as we put you through a series of games and experiments designed to show you why your brain thinks there's a man in the moon, why the way you get dressed in the morning might not be right, and exactly how patterns and habits ...
  • 2014
  • 00:21:39
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/04/2016

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