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Math Video Collection: Geometry Applications Video Series: 3D Geometry |
Overview This collection aggregates all the math videos and resources in this series: Geometry Applications Video Series: 3D Geometry. There are a total of 18 resources. | 3-Dimensional Figures, Pyramids, Cylinders, Applications of 3D Geometry, Triangular Prisms and Rectangular Prisms | |
Math Video Collection: Geometry Applications Video Series: Angles and Planes |
OverviThis collection aggregates all the math videos and resources in this series: Geometry Applications Video Series: Angles and Planes. There are a total of 13 resources. | Applications of Angles and Planes, Definition of an Angle and Applications of Points and Lines | |
Math Video Collection: Geometry Applications Video Series: Circles |
Overview <This collection aggregates all the math videos and resources in this series: Geometry Applications Video Series: Circles. There are a total of 13 resources. | Applications of Circles and Definition of a Circle | |
Math Video Collection: Geometry Applications Video Series: Coordinate Geometry |
OvervieThis collection aggregates all the math videos and resources in this series: Geometry Applications Video Series: Coordinate Geometry. There are a total of 13 resources. | Applications of Coordinate Geometry and Coordinate Systems | |
Math Video Collection: Geometry Applications Video Series: Points and Lines |
OverviewThis collection aggregates all the math videos and resources in this series: Geometry Applications Video Series: Points and Lines. There are a total of 12 resources. | Applications of Points and Lines, Definition of a Line and Definition of a Point | |
Math Video Collection: Geometry Applications Video Series: Polygons |
Overview This collection aggregates all the math videos and resources in this series: Geometry Applications Video Series: Polygons. There are a total of 12 resources. | Applications of Polygons and Definition of a Polygon | |
Math Video Collection: Geometry Applications Video Series: Quadrilaterals |
OvervThis collection aggregates all the math videos and resources in this series: Geometry Applications Video Series: Quadrilaterals. There are a total of 12 resources. | Applications of Quadrilaterals and Definition of a Quadrilateral | |
Math Video Collection: Geometry Applications Video Series: Surface Area and Volume |
OverviewThis collection aggregates all the math videos and resources in this series: Geometry Applications Video Series: Surface Area and Volume. There are a total of 12 resources. | Applications of Surface Area and Volume, Surface Area and Volume | |
Math Video Collection: Geometry Applications Video Series: Transformations |
OveThis collection aggregates all the math videos and resources in this series: Geometry Applications Video Series: Transformations. There are a total of 12 resources. | Applications of Transformations and Definition of Transformations | |
Math Video Collection: Geometry Applications Video Series: Triangles |
Overview This collection aggregates all the math videos and resources in this series: Geometry Applications Video Series: Triangles. There are a total of 12 resources. | Definition of a Triangle and Applications of Triangles | |
Algebra Nspirations Teacher's Guide: Variables and Equations |
Algebra Nspirations Teacher's Guide: Variables and Equations
This is the Teacher's Guide that accompanies Algebra Nspirations: Variables and Equations. |
Applications of Equations and Inequalities | |
Closed Captioned Video: Geometry Applications: 3D Geometry |
Closed Captioned Video: Geometry Applications: 3D Geometry
In this program we explore the properties of three-dimensional figures. We do this in the context of two real-world applications. In the first, we look at the three-dimensional structure of Mayan pyramids. |
3-Dimensional Figures | |
Closed Captioned Video: Geometry Applications: 3D Geometry, 1 |
Closed Captioned Video: Geometry Applications: 3D Geometry, Segment 1: Introduction.
We visit ancient Greece to learn about the Platonic Solids. This provides an introduction to the more general topic of three-dimensional figures. |
3-Dimensional Figures | |
Closed Captioned Video: Geometry Applications: 3D Geometry, 2 |
Closed Captioned Video: Geometry Applications: 3D Geometry, Segment 2: Pyramids
Rectangular Prisms. Mayan pyramids are essentially stacks of rectangular prisms. The volume of each successive level is a percentage decrease of its lower neighbor. This introduces the notion of a geometric sequence and series, including an infinite series. |
3-Dimensional Figures and Pyramids | |
Closed Captioned Video: Geometry Applications: 3D Geometry, 3 |
Closed Captioned Video: Geometry Applications: 3D Geometry, Segment 3: Cylinders
The Shanghai Tower in China is a stack of cylindrical shapes, where each successive layer is a percentage decrease of its lower neighbor. As with the previous section, this introduces the notion of a geometric sequence and series. |
3-Dimensional Figures and Cylinders | |
Closed Captioned Video: Geometry Applications: Angles and Planes |
Closed Captioned Video: Geometry Applications: Angles and Planes
In this program we explore the properties of angles and planes. We do this in the context of two real-world applications. In the first, we explore Japan's Himeji Castle and in the process learn about different types of angles and how they're used in a defensive fortification. |
Applications of Angles and Planes | |
Closed Captioned Video: Geometry Applications: Angles and Planes, 1 |
Closed Captioned Video: Geometry Applications: Angles and Planes, Segment 1: Introduction
The observatory in Arecibo, Puerto Rico provides astronomers insights into the structure of our solar system. Geometrically, the solar system relies on the plane known as the ecliptic. |
Applications of Angles and Planes | |
Closed Captioned Video: Geometry Applications: Angles and Planes, 2 |
Closed Captioned Video: Geometry Applications: Angles and Planes, Segment 2: Angles
Himeji castle in Japan is a marvel of architecture and a startling example of geometry and military science. |
Applications of Angles and Planes | |
Closed Captioned Video: Geometry Applications: Angles and Planes, 3 |
Closed Captioned Video: Geometry Applications: Angles and Planes, Segment 3: Planes
In the Canadian Rockies, the Burgess Shale fossils provide a window to prehistoric Earth. Fossil layers are folded into sedimentary rocks. And sedimentary rocks are examples of parallel planes. This segment uses the properties of planes to analyze fossils. |
Applications of Angles and Planes | |
Closed Captioned Video: Geometry Applications: Area and Volume |
Closed Captioned Video: Geometry Applications: Area and Volume
In this program we look at applications of area and volume. We do this in the context of three real-world applications. In the first, we look at the sinking of the Titanic in the context of volume and density. |
Applications of Surface Area and Volume, Surface Area and Volume | |
Closed Captioned Video: Geometry Applications: Area and Volume, 1 |
Closed Captioned Video: Geometry Applications: Area and Volume, Segment 1: Volume and Density.
The sinking of the Titanic provides an opportunity to explore volume, density, and buoyancy. Students construct a mathematical model of the Titanic to determine why it sank and what could have been done to prevent it from sinking. |
Applications of Surface Area and Volume, Surface Area and Volume | |
Closed Captioned Video: Geometry Applications: Area and Volume, 2 |
Closed Captioned Video: Geometry Applications: Area and Volume, Segment 2: Surface Area.
The glass-paneled pyramid at the Louvre Museum in Paris is a tessellation of rhombus-shaped glass panels. Students create a model of the pyramid to calculate the number of panels used to cover the surface area of the pyramid. |
Applications of Surface Area and Volume, Surface Area and Volume | |
Closed Captioned Video: Geometry Applications: Area and Volume, 3 |
Closed Captioned Video: Geometry Applications: Area and Volume, Segment 3: Ratio of Surface Area to Volume.
The Citibank Tower in New York City presents some unique design challenges. In addition it has to cope with a problem that all tall structure have to deal with: heat loss. |
Applications of Surface Area and Volume, Surface Area and Volume | |
Closed Captioned Video: Geometry Applications: Circles |
Closed Captioned Video: Geometry Applications: Circles
In this program we explore the properties of circles. We do this in the context of two real-world applications. In the first, we look at the design of the Roman Coliseum and explore how circular shapes could have been used to design this elliptical structure. |
Applications of Circles and Definition of a Circle | |
Closed Captioned Video: Geometry Applications: Circles, 1 |
Closed Captioned Video: Geometry Applications: Circles, Segment 1: The Basics of Circles.
We visit Chaco Canyon in New Mexico to explore the circular kivas and in the process discover how circular buildings have been used to study the heavens. |
Applications of Circles and Definition of a Circle |