Tertiary Catalogue

Series: Mathematics


Algebra: The Basics

Algebra: The Basics

This program explains the basic concepts of algebra including number patterns, pronumerals, algebraic expressions, order of operations and expanding and simplifying. The natural and city landscapes of Asia are used to bring to life these abstract...Show More
Algebraic Notation: Maths as a Foreign Language

Algebraic Notation: Maths as a Foreign Language

Another winner in the Mathemania brand, this is a clear and concise explanation of algebraic notation. In this programme, we start with an introduction to algebraic notation then examine algebraic definitions and mathematical models, bringing it...Show More
Algebraic Variables and Index Laws

Algebraic Variables and Index Laws

This clip defines the mathematical concepts of constants and variables before going on to apply index laws to variables using positive integer indices and the zero index. Simplifying equations by adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing...Show More
Congruence and Similarity in Plane Shapes

Congruence and Similarity in Plane Shapes

Our 'tradie' narrator is busy constructing a playground. Follow along as she goes beyond practical demonstrations to mathematically prove that she is creating sunshade shapes that are congruent or similar to the equipment they are covering. By...Show More
Decimals: The Accuracy of Numbers

Decimals: The Accuracy of Numbers

Decimal numbers come into our lives just about every day. This programme explores the world of decimal numbers where we share a day in the life of the presenter who entertains us in her own quirky way. We head to the beach and look at number...Show More
Drawing Prisms

Drawing Prisms

This clip explores prisms and uses computer graphics to show the aerial, front and side views of many different prisms. Throughout the clip, students are prompted to make their own drawings of different views of 3-D prisms and to sketch the 3-D...Show More
Exploring Fractions

Exploring Fractions

Join us on a fruit-slashing foray into the world of fractions. In this action-packed program, we slice and dice fruit into various fractions; adding, subtracting and further dividing plump fruit pieces as we demonstrate the basics of working with...Show More
Exponents and Index Laws

Exponents and Index Laws

Exponents and index laws can make manipulations of numbers simpler. In this clip, two situations are used to apply index laws to numerical expressions with integer indices. In the first situation, the narrator needs to determine how many pallets...Show More
Exponents: We Are the Power

Exponents: We Are the Power

This entertaining and informative programme explains all about exponents, the powers to which numbers are raised. Examining positive and negative indices, the uses and benefits of using exponents to express very small and very large numbers, and...Show More
Expressing Probability

Expressing Probability

Everything that happens around us has a probability, and this can be expressed in several ways. Using entertaining real-world examples such as picking which adorable kitten to adopt from a rescue home, or scoring the glittery green pen in your...Show More
Finding the Area of Composite Shapes

Finding the Area of Composite Shapes

Our narrator is helping to build a new playground. Her boss needs her to determine the area of different zones of the playground, some of which are composite shapes. Follow along as she works through the best way to determine the area of each...Show More
Geometric Transformations

Geometric Transformations

This programme introduces the four common geometric transformations in interesting settings and in a way that is relevant to students. Translation, reflection, rotation and dilation are investigated as they are applied to common geometric shapes...Show More
Integers: The Whole Thing

Integers: The Whole Thing

Integers are all around us and used for many different purposes. This programme explores the world of integers where we share a day in the life of the presenter who entertains us in her own quirky way, taking us to a snooker hall, then to a...Show More
Into the Negative Zone!: Working with Integers

Into the Negative Zone!: Working with Integers

Our young presenter ventures fearlessly into the negative zone to learn how to add, subtract, multiply and divide positive and negative numbers.
Introducing Probability

Introducing Probability

This program demonstrates experimental and theoretical probability. Looking particularly at: probability with, and without replacement; probabilities and their complements; representing events and probabilities with tree diagrams and odds.
Introducing Problem Solving

Introducing Problem Solving

This program is an excellent introduction to problem solving suitable for Middle School students.
Introducing Ratio and Proportion

Introducing Ratio and Proportion

Using a range of real life scenarios, this programme provides an introduction to the fundamental concepts of ratio and comparison of quantities. These include: writing ratios, ratios and fractions, equivalent ratios, using ratios to determine the...Show More
Introducing Statistics

Introducing Statistics

For Junior Secondary students, this program covers statistics and simple statistical manipulation as applied in everyday life.
Irrational Numbers: Pi and Pies

Irrational Numbers: Pi and Pies

The clip explains how the irrational number Pi (π) is derived and provides an example of its practical application in calculating the area of different sized pie tins. It explores: how Pi is derived by finding the relationship between a circle's...Show More
Let's Get It Straight: Linear Equations and Their Graphs

Let's Get It Straight: Linear Equations and Their Graphs

This program covers a review of gradient; equation of a line through the origin; lines with positive and negative gradients; equation of a line with a positive or negative y-intercept; domain and range; parallel lines; and calculating the...Show More
Linear Functions: An Introduction

Linear Functions: An Introduction

This programme is an excellent introduction to linear functions. Students, with the aid of "Sharpy the Pencil", learn to plot and sketch graphs from linear equations as well as deriving linear equations from existing graphs.
Maths in the Kitchen: Do You Measure Up?

Maths in the Kitchen: Do You Measure Up?

Is baking basic chemistry? Are ingredients basic biology? And is cooking basic maths? If you can't tell a tsp from a tbsp, you're likely to get a pancake when you wanted a soufflé. Basic maths skills are needed to help you properly prepare a...Show More
Mean, Median and Outliers

Mean, Median and Outliers

This clip explores the effect of outliers on measures of central tendency - mean and median. The lengths of time that swimmers stay underwater is collected, and mean and median values are calculated. Identify the outlier and discover the impact...Show More
Metric Units: Length, Mass and Capacity

Metric Units: Length, Mass and Capacity

You can use metric units to measure anything – from a grain of sand to the whole wide world! This fun program takes us from the beach to the kitchen to explain the metric units used to measure length, mass and capacity. Starting at the beach,...Show More
Naming and Measuring Angles

Naming and Measuring Angles

This program provides students with a lively introduction to key concepts involved with angles, such as how we define and write information about an angle, mathematical notation for rays, line segments and lines and how to use a protractor.