Category: BUSINESS & COMMERCE

A rare and fascinating look inside the world's largest computer manufacturer, Dell Inc., where thousands of computers are custom-built and shipped around the world every day. See how math skills are utilized throughout the company.

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Category: DESIGN

The result of their work is all around us in most product. Get an inside look at what industrial design is all about with Hilgard Muller, the Industrial Design Manager at Giro responsible for designing an entire line of sport-performance sunglasses.

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Category: DESIGN

If you asked Jessica Shulman about her job as a graphic designer, she’d probably tell you she has the most fun job out there. It is a creative field that requires an understanding of ratios, percents and geometry.

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Category: EARTH SCIENCE

When world renowned architect Rafael Vinoli proposed a radical design for the University of California, he set in motion a collaboration between architects and engineers who would use math, physics and innovation to build one of the most unique buildings.

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Category: DESIGN

Lines, curves, polygons and planes--gemstones and jewelry are rich in geometry. A jewelry appraiser, a jewelry historian and a Brazilian gem cutter give your students an inside look at the many facets of this dazzling subject.

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Category: DESIGN

Chuck Hoberman’s inventions are more than just technological marvels; they’re works of art. See how basic principles of geometry help him create extraordinarily strong, expandable structures.

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Category: ARCHITECTURE

Meet two landscape architects who tell the story of competing against top firms in the world to win the opportunity to design a one-of-a kind botanical garden for the city of Chicago: the Lurie Garden at Millennium Park.

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Category: EARTH SCIENCE

A marine biologist studies the jellyfish-like animals living at 3,000 feet below the surface, where it is cold, dark and quiet. Featured: George Matsumoto, marine biologist, Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute.

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Category: DESIGN

Building miniature replicas with a full-scale imagination, Greg Jein reproduces every detail of the Star Trek space vessels. Featured: Greg Jein, model maker.

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Category: KAY TOLIVER CLASSROOM

Students construct polyhedrons from polygons.

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Category: ENVIRONMENTAL

Each person in the U.S. generates about 25 pounds of garbage a week. That means the nation's population produces nearly two hundred million tons of residential garbage every year. Fortunately, up to 80% of that can actually be recycled....

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Category: SPACE SCIENCE

With solar flares 200,000 miles across releasing the equivalent of all the energy ever produced on the Earth at one time, space weather forecasters will become an important feature on the future news. Featured: Joe Hirmann & Joann Joselyn.

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Category: ARCHITECTURE

"Seeing your drawing come to life and become a real building is absolutely fantastic." When Penn Station needed a new front entrance, they called upon architect Frances Halsband, and she called upon her knowledge of geometry.

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Category: ARCHITECTURE

Travel over five hundred feet underground with Chief Engineer Eileen Schnock. The tunnel she's working on must be able to deliver over a billion gallons of water a day to New York city. It's a fun job but a strong background in math and science is needed.

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