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

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

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

Monster Math Squad Uncle Gloop's Big Blunder

Mr. Cranky Pants Monster’s last customer mistakenly left with the wrong scooter! The Monster Math Squad has to learn all about PATTERNS to follow the trail of the missing scooter! It was Uncle Gloop who mistakenly took the wrong scooter. He would love to return it if he could just remember the combination to the lock monster that is holding ...
  • 2011
  • 00:12:30
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 07/30/2013

The Code Using patterns in Google searches to predict flu outbreaks

Marcus du Sautoy explores how internet searches are building up a huge database of linked information which can then be mined for patterns. Visiting Google’s offices, he sees this at work and reveals just how closely Google can predict flu outbreaks, even before hospitals have begun to need to respond to them. Flu kills hundreds of thousands each year, but ...
  • 2011
  • 00:04:02
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 09/03/2019

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The Code Using probability functions to help locate serial killers

Marcus du Sautoy meets a detective with a PhD in mathematics who has created a probability function that can help narrow down the area in which a serial killer is likely to live. The case of Jack the Ripper is outlined, and the probable street where he lives revealed. The function is then broken down and the different elements explained: ...
  • 2011
  • 00:04:33
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 09/03/2019

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We Are Canada We Are Canada, Episode 5

A rock musician uses music to battle youth suicide and inspire hope; a millennial is making democracy cool; and an ingenious program that inspires troubled teens to stay in school. In this episode: Robb Nash, Caro Loutfi and Gabriel Lopez.
  • 2017
  • 00:44:08
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/24/2017