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

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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Monster Math Squad Who's On First

Long Tail Monster is trying to lead the Monster Stinkiness Parade, but whenever he starts marching all the other monsters suddenly disappear! By learning all about POSITION, the Monster Math Squad get all the monsters sorted out, so they can march their stinky march without being wiped out by a long tail! Words of the Day: FIRST and LAST. Math Concept: Using ...
  • 2011
  • 00:12:30
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 07/30/2013

Monster Math Squad Woofie Goes Walkies

Bad Mood Monster needs the Monster Math Squad to walk his pet monster Woofy while he attends his nephew’s party in the park. The Monster Math Squad has never met Woofy, and Bad Mood Monster rushes off only telling the Squad that Woofy is behind “the round door with the square door knob”. The Squad use their knowledge of SHAPES ...
  • 2011
  • 00:12:30
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 07/30/2013