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: KAY TOLIVER CLASSROOM

Figuring out how many pieces of candy are in a large jar calls for some tasty data collection and analysis.

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Category: ENVIRONMENTAL

Creating campsites in the New Mexico wilderness calls for a knowledge of ratios and proportions. Featured: Charlotte Minor, landscape architect, U.S. Forest Service; Tessa Archuletta-Krause, civil engineer, U.S. Forest Service.

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Category: DESIGN

Rumor has it that if you lined Barbie Dolls up head to toe, they would circle the globe eight times. This movie takes students behind-the-scenes to meet a Barbie designer who uses everything from measurement to fractions to patterns to design new dolls.

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Category: BUSINESS & COMMERCE

From having the right ingredients on hand for all 300 flavors to keeping the frozen treats at a frosty -30 degrees, the technicians at Ciao Bella Gelato Company have ice cream making down to a science.

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Category: KAY TOLIVER CLASSROOM

Choosing an outfit can be an exercise in applying the counting principle. Concepts of probability and outcome are covered.

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Category: BUSINESS & COMMERCE

There’s more to running a restaurant than great food. The restaurant business is a perfect training ground for solving problems.

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Category: SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY, SPACE SCIENCE

When it comes to designing robots for space, making sure that they can complete their missions is the name of the game for NASA’s robotics engineers. That requires math, especially probability.

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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: EARTH SCIENCE

With an average energy of roughly 1 million pounds of TNT, tornados are one of nature’s most powerful phenomena. And while atmospheric scientists know a great deal about tornados, such as the conditions in which they are most likely to form, no one yet un

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Category: SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

Suppose you want to search for the largest sunken gold treasure in U.S. History. Who would you want on your team? Tom Thompson wanted a mathematician who specialized in probability. Watch the movie and find out why.

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