GTM-Music-Challenge

Match an electronic beat to an instrumental sample by calculating the correct tempo of the sample in beats per minute. Produced by WNET/Get the Math.

ObeliskTHUMB

Try your hand at figuring out how many seven-ton elephants you’d need to balance a scale bearing the largest Egyptian obelisk ever raised. Produced by WGBH/Nova.

Triangular-Prism

Learn about triangular prisms and their nets. Try building a solid to correspond with a net and take a quiz to test your knowledge. Produced by Eight Educational Outreach/Arizona State University/Asset/MathActive.

Pearls

You’ve just stumbled on a treasure chest filled with pearls and you want a quick estimate of the number, without having to count them one by one. Dive into this activity and find out how to estimate your treasure. Produced … Continue reading

Lunar-PuzzlersTHUMB

If you’re standing on the moon and the Earth is directly overhead, how long will it take for our planet to reach the moon’s horizon? Learn the answer to this and other questions about the Earth, moon and sun through … Continue reading

EinsteinTHUMB

Examine Einstein’s Theory of Relativity and the relative nature of speed, distance, and time. Try thinking like Einstein to solve some related problems. Produced by WGBH/Nova.

GTM-Fashion-ChallengeTHUMB

Use math skills to calculate wholesale cost of a shirt and to propose alterations to reduce the cost of the garment to meet the target cost. Produced by WNET/Get the Math.  

Volume-of-Pyramids

Learn how to calculate the volume of a pyramid and apply this knowledge in practice problems. Produced by Eight Educational Outreach/Arizona State University/Asset/MathActive.

Up-Up-And-How-Far-AwayTHUMB

Learn how to estimate one’s distance from far away objects with this interactive activity. Produced by WGBH/Nova.

Volume-of-CylindersTHUMB

Learn how to calculate the volume of a cylinder. Apply this knowledge by solving several practice problems. Produced by Eight Educational Outreach/Arizona State University/Asset/MathActive.

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