PBS Math Club

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PBS Math Club helps you with your homework... and makes you laugh. They cover the 6th-9th grade Common Core Standard for math; topics like adding and subtracting integers, equations, ratios and proportions, and statistics. They use uncommon examples like Mean Girls to explain adding negative numbers in our show. These episodes way too long? Check out the "Instacram" clips for the :15 second versions. Math Club is produced for PBS Digital Studios and created by Radiant Features.

  • 3D Shapes into 2D Objects | PBS Math Club

    In this episode of Math Club, see all your favorite 3D shapes sliced into mouth watering 2D figures. See all your favorite 3D shapes sliced into mouth watering 2D figures. With just a flick of the wrist, cubes become squares, cylinders become ovals, and cuboids become rhomboids.

    Grades: 5-7
  • Dividing Positive and Negative Numbers | PBS Math Club

    In this episode of Math Club, the news team delivers a story about negative numbers have begun dividing our country. For more on this breaking story, they search for a solution for this divisive crisis.

    Grades: 6-7
  • Mean (Averages) | PBS Math Club

    In this episode of Math Club, we explain the concept of the "mean" to help take the drama out of dating. What is mean? It's nothing more than an average, or the sum of a list of numbers divided by the size of the list. Mean: or as we call it, "life's highs and lows AVERAGED out."

    Grades: 5-7
  • Equal Ratios | PBS Math Club

    In this episode of Math Club, we test to see if different screens are the same ratio. We also uncover the reason why some videos play with a black bar on the top and bottom of your screen. As a bonus, we check into one ratio that lurks in your creepy garage.

    Grades: 5-7
  • Proportions | PBS Math Club

    Use ratios and proportions to bake a deliciously strange treat. We explain how to set up equivalent ratios to solve for a missing amount. We also ask the biggest question of all: do beet cookies taste any good?

    Grades: 5-6
  • Distributive Property | PBS Math Club

    This video explains the distributive property in multiplication. It means that if you have a number multiplying addition and/or subtraction inside parentheses, you can distribute multiplication over the parentheses to ALL the numbers inside, kinda like the way you distribute friendship bracelets to your ALL your buddies. Cause if you make one for one friend, then all your friends gets them.

    Grades: 3-6
  • What is an Integer? | PBS Math Club

    Explore positive and negative integers and how they are used to track "likes" and "dislikes" on YouTube. This episode of Math Club defines integers, explains the difference between positive and negative numbers, shows how integers are represented on a number line, and demonstrates how to determine integers with greater value.
    Grades: 4-9
  • What is an Integer? - Quiz | PBS Math Club

    Challenge your knowledge of positive and negative integers with this YouTube quiz from the PBS Math Club.

    Grades: 5-9
  • Adding Negative Numbers | PBS Math Club

    Introducing adding positive and negative integers, additive inverses, visualizing addition with a number line, and the commutative property of addition the Math Club parodies Star Wars and Mean Girls.
    Grades: 5-9
  • Adding Negative Numbers | PBS Math Club

    Challenge your knowledge of addition of positive and negative integers with this YouTube quiz from the PBS Math Club.
    Grades: 5-9
  • Subtracting Positive and Negative Numbers | PBS Math Club

    Proposing the concept that subtraction does not exist, it is merely adding the opposite, the Math Club parodies The Matrix and Batman.

    Explore the idea that addition and subtraction are two sides of the same coin and can be used to explain lots of things: elections, good and bad feelings, even the plot of The Dark Knight, and when the matrix asks you to add and subtract long strings of positive and negative numbers for homework, here's a neat trick to help you out.

    Grades: 6-9
  • Adding and Subtracting Signed Numbers | PBS Math Club

    Challenge your knowledge of adding and subtracting positive and negative integers with this quiz from the PBS Math Club.
    Grades: 5-9
  • Multiplying Positive and Negative Numbers | PBS Math Club

    Learn about multiplying positive and negative numbers with this eccentric family. This episode of Math Club illuminates the simple rules for multiplying signed numbers.
    Grades: 6-9
  • "Trick" for Adding and Subtracting HUGE Numbers | PBS Math Club

    Introducing a "trick" for the addition and subtraction of positive and negative numbers. This Math Club episode provides the ABCDE's to remember the rules for the sums and differences of signed numbers.
    Grades: 5-9
  • Adding and Subtracting Signed Numbers | PBS Math Club

    Explore the ABCDE's of addition and subtraction of positive and negative numbers. This Math Rap by the Math Club provides a "trick" to remember the rules for the sums and differences of signed numbers.
    Grades: 5-9

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