Monster Math Squad Scary Face Picture Day

Mrs. Mopely is having a terrible time sorting out all the different size scary face masks the little monsters have made for Scary Face Picture Day. Using the secret monster math word MEASURE, the Monster Math Squad sort out the masks and help the little monsters line up into rows for their scary picture! Word of the Day: MEASURE. Math Concept: Measuring ...
  • 2011
  • 00:12:30
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 07/30/2013

How to Think Like a Computer Search engines

The term 'search engine' is explained through everyday activities and events. Computer Head is trying to find a single item in a pile of hay and is doing this by going through all the individual strands of hay. His friend Ada suggests that a search engine would be the best way to search through lots of items to find the ...
  • 2016
  • 00:03:06
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/03/2019

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Monster Math Squad Slime Cream Sundae

The Squad get a call from Slime Cream Monster – he needs help counting the Slime Cream Sundaes he’s selling from his truck! Mr Cranky Pants Monster is very upset because even though he ordered three sundaes, Slime Cream Monster only gave him one! A little investigation reveals Slime Cream Monster has actually made three sundaes, but only handed one ...
  • 2011
  • 00:12:30
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 07/30/2013

Monster Math Squad Sneeze Freeze

The Abominable Fridge Monster has a real problem: he needs to be full of food for his picnic with Mr Cranky Pants Monster, but he can’t fill himself up! The Squad help him out by putting food back inside his fridge, but until his nose lights up, he’s not full! They learn that FULL means having no empty space left ...
  • 2011
  • 00:12:30
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 07/30/2013

CBC News Students use math to make street crossing safer

Grade 11 students in Winnipeg took their lessons into the real world with a project to help classmates cross a busy street. In the last five years there have been over 100 collisions involving pedestrians at two crosswalks near their school. Can their math skills solve this problem?
  • 2017
  • 00:01:52
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 02/15/2018

Monster Math Squad The Big Stink

The Squad is called by Stinky Feet Monster to help him find the ingredients for his annual footbath. Using the Stinky Feet Manual, they discover the various ingredients are located at the top of a mountain, at the bottom of a bush, etc. Learning about Top and Bottom points them in the right direction, and soon they have put together ...
  • 2011
  • 00:12:30
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 07/30/2013

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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Monster Math Squad The Scoop Troop

Picky Eater Monster is afraid he doesn’t have enough time to make loot bags for his brother Persnickety Eater Monster’s birthday party just the way he likes them. Can the Squad help? You bet they can – using MATH! They arrive at the party site and start to assemble the loot bags, but quickly discover their scoops are all the ...
  • 2011
  • 00:12:30
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 07/30/2013

Scientists and Scientific Method The work of the 'father of optics' Alhazen

In this vlog style video, Alhazen talks about being a physicist and mathematician, with a speciality in optics and light. He explains that we see because light bounces off objects into our eyes. He outlines the need for observations and making hypotheses, not just using abstract reasoning. He goes on to explain his theory that light travels in a straight ...
  • 2018
  • 00:04:03
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 09/03/2019

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Monster Math Squad Trouble at the Monster Daycare

A call comes in over the Scream Screen - its Mrs. Mopely, the Monster Day Scare teacher. Her little monsters are having trouble playing with their scary face balloons as they keep floating away. The Monster Math Squad drop by and help them out by knowing all about things being LIGHT! Word of the Day: LIGHT. Math Concept: Sorting monsters by ...
  • 2011
  • 00:12:30
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 07/30/2013