[Learning Services Logo] Math Vantage (NO DUPLICATION)

Number of Programs in Series: 23
Length of Programs:
Producer: Nebraska Mathematics & Science InstitutePN, Nebraska
Producation Date: 1996
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Grade Level: IMJ

DISCOVERING PATTERNS
Tape-Cut Number: 1020-1
Program Runtime: 14.27
Subject Areas: Mathematics, Music
Description: This program develops skills in the problem-solving strategy of discovering and describing patterns in visual, auditory and situational events.

PATTERNS WITH TEN
Tape-Cut Number: 1020-2
Program Runtime: 8.49
Subject Areas: Mathematics
Description: This program illustrates the use of patterns in base ten place value, exponents, scientific notation and the metric system.

SEQUENCES AND RATIOS
Tape-Cut Number: 1020-3
Program Runtime: 9.06
Subject Areas: Mathematics
Description: The Fibonacci Sequence and the Golden ratio are used in this program to introduce students to sequences, to reinforce measuring skills and to experience the extent and significance of patterns in the real world.

TESSELLATIONS/TRANSFORMATIONS
Tape-Cut Number: 1020-4
Program Runtime: 11.31
Subject Areas: Mathematics
Description: In this program, students are encouraged to explore patterns and to develop spatial perception. This is a mind-enriching, visually- involving lesson for students as they learn to identify tessellating patterns in the world around them.

NETWORKS, PATHS AND KNOTS
Tape-Cut Number: 1020-5
Program Runtime: 11.58
Subject Areas: Mathematics
Description: In this program, misconceptions about the nature of mathematics - usually perceived as static content with no opportunities for new discoveries - are addressed.

2-D VISIONS IN A 3-D WORLD
Tape-Cut Number: 1021-1
Program Runtime: 8.54
Subject Areas: Mathematics, Geometry
Description: With the aid of this program, students explore various 3-D objects, their geometric properties and ways of representing them on a two-dimensional surface.

WHAT'S YOUR ANGLE?
Tape-Cut Number: 1021-2
Program Runtime: 9.10
Subject Areas: Mathematics, Geometry
Description: From this program your students will gain skills in visualizing, estimating and measuring angles and slopes. Parallel and perpendicular lines are also explored.

TRUSTING TRIANGLES
Tape-Cut Number: 1021-3
Program Runtime: 12.05
Subject Areas: Mathematics, Geometry
Description: This program will help students develop an appreciation and understanding of the triangle as a foundation for construction and a tool of measurement. Pythagorean Theorem is introduced.

A WORLD OF QUADRILATERALS
Tape-Cut Number: 1021-4
Program Runtime: 11.54
Subject Areas: Mathematics, Geometry
Description: This program teaches your students to determine the perimeter and area of quadrilaterals, an essential skill since quadrilaterals are common constructions throughout the world.

GOING AROUND IN CIRCLES
Tape-Cut Number: 1021-5
Program Runtime: 13.13
Subject Areas: Mathematics, Geometry
Description: This program helps your students develop an appreciation of circles and curves as shapes that describe the world of motion.

CONTAINERS: SURFACE AREA AND VOLUME
Tape-Cut Number: 1022-1
Program Runtime: 13.13
Subject Areas: Mathematics, Geometry
Description: This program develops an appreciation of the interaction between surface area and volume and how to apply that interaction to the world your students know.

DATA: HOW DO YOU GET IT?
Tape-Cut Number: 1022-2
Program Runtime: 13.13
Subject Areas: Mathematics, Statistics
Description: This program teaches your students skills in defining questions and answering those questions by gathering and organizing data through observations, examining past records, surveys, experiments and simulations of experiments.

DATA: HOW DO YOU SHOW IT?
Tape-Cut Number: 1022-3
Program Runtime: 14.08
Subject Areas: Mathematics, Statistics
Description: This program focuses on developing skills in displaying data while reflecting on the purpose, the audience and the choices for representing the data.

DATA:WHAT DOES IT MEAN?
Tape-Cut Number: 1022-4
Program Runtime: 10.30
Subject Areas: Mathematics, Statistics
Description: The lesson will help students make accurate interpretations from data displays; they'll be aware of common errors in statistical reasoning; and they'll acquire the skills to create graphical representations that accurately portray data.

CHANCES ARE
Tape-Cut Number: 1023-1
Program Runtime: 13.00
Subject Areas: Mathematics, Statistics
Description: The program teaches students to be more scientifically sound in their estimations of chance happenings and they'll be able to express theoretical probability as a fraction, a percent and a decimal.

RATES AND RATIOS: COMPARISONS
Tape-Cut Number: 1023-2
Program Runtime: 14.26
Subject Areas: Mathematics, Measurement
Description: This program teaches the use of rates and ratios to compare and compute quantities.

PROPORTIONS: EXPRESSING RELATIONSHIPS
Tape-Cut Number: 1023-3
Program Runtime: 13.46
Subject Areas: Mathematics, Measurement
Description: In this program, students will learn to develop, analyze, explain and use methods for solving proportions while solving problems in a variety of situations.

PROPORTIONS: THE SHRINKING AND STRETCHING MACHINE
Tape-Cut Number: 1023-4
Program Runtime: 13.57
Subject Areas: Mathematics, Measurement
Description: This program teaches students how to use proportions in spatial reasoning, visualization and representation.

PERCENTS: SAY IT WITH HUNDREDTHS
Tape-Cut Number: 1024-1
Program Runtime: 12.52
Subject Areas: Mathematics, Measurement
Description: This program helps your students visualize and conceptualize percents and use proportions for solving comparisons expressed in percents.

INTEGERS
Tape-Cut Number: 1024-2
Program Runtime: 14.47
Subject Areas: Mathematics, Algebra
Description: This program gives students the opportunity to explore and use some of the rules and properties related to Mathematics, providing a situational, logical basis for operating with integers.

DIGITIZING WITH BINARY POWER
Tape-Cut Number: 1024-3
Program Runtime: 14.11
Subject Areas: Mathematics, Algebra
Description: Your students will develop skills in using base two while gaining a deeper understanding of any system of numbers. This program will enable students to be conversant with the use of a binary system to operate and communicate with computers.

ALGEBRAIC EXPRESSIONS
Tape-Cut Number: 1024-4
Program Runtime: 11.31
Subject Areas: Mathematics, Algebra
Description: This program will help the class in translating, evaluating and writing algebraic expressions.

ALGEBRAIC SENTENCES
Tape-Cut Number: 1025-1
Program Runtime: 11.08
Subject Areas: Mathematics, Algebra
Description: This program exposes students to writing, analyzing and solving algebraic sentences and graphs.