3:31 See how the teams solved the challenge
The student teams used algebra to modify Chloe Dao’s garment design to meet the target price required by the buyer.

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This video takes student underground to show how an engineer works on a tunnel that delivers over a billion gallons of water a day. The video helps students understand that a strong background in math and science is key. Running time 2:42 minutes.

3:10 Math in Videogames See how the teams solved the challenge. The teams use algebra to save their spaceship in the Asteroids game created by Julia Detar of Arkadium.

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Chuck Hoberman’s inventions are more than just technological marvels;they’re works of art. See how basic principles of geometry help himcreate extraordinarily strong, expandable structures.
Running time 2:29 minute and this video could be used for m...ath or art classes.[more]

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From the cannon room to the bat-swinging robot to the bat handle-breaking machine, the engineers at Easton Sports are testing the latest sports equipment for durability, performance and handling and show how science and math are used in the manufactu...ring of these baseball bats.
Running time 4:55 minutes[more]

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This video explains that there are over 2.1 million farms in the U.S., totaling over 900 million acres and those millions of harvests aren’t only producing food; they’re also producing data--a lot of data! That’s where statisticians Sarah Hoffman an...d Jackie Brown of the USDA come in as they explain the importance of math and math as a career. A good video to show students how math is used in daily life.
Running time 5:00 minutes[more]

From pbslearningmedia.org, produced by WGBH Educational Foundation

In this interactive activity adapted from the Wisconsin Online Resource Center, use mathematics and measuring skills to solve a construction problem. Play a game using tools (including a tape measure, notepad, and calculator) to determine how many sh...ingles are needed to reroof a house. Learn about the importance of proper planning and how miscalculating the amount of materials needed can add to the cost and time spent on a project.[more]

4:17 Introduction Julia Detar, a videogame designer who creates online games for the company Arkadium, describes how she got involved in the gaming world, gives an introduction to the math in computer programming languages, and presents a videogame...-related math challenge.[more]

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Why do I need math? I'm going to be a musician!" This six-minute movie contains amazing
drumming, a breakdown of the mathematics of rhythm and a professional's opinion
on technology and creativity and includes a classroom activity.

From thefutureschannel.com, produced by Futures Channel

As a professional toy car designer for Mattel's Hot Wheels, Larry Wood
uses basic math concepts such as fractions, measurement and scale to create accurate replicas of the coolest cars on the road.
Running time 2:42 minutes. Good for career day an...d also to show the importance of math in the real world.[more]

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