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Title: TED-Ed: Math in Real Life Series
Url: https://ed.ted.com/series/?series=math-in-real-life
Publisher: TED (Organization)
Description: How do you evaluate a graph that you see in an advertisement or online? Why do airlines overbook their flights - and how do they decide how many tickets to sell per flight? Is there any strategy to the game of rock, paper, scissors? TED-Ed offers this engaging series of short videos about real-life applications of mathematics. As of this write-up, the series includes almost 90 videos. Some of these videos explore the unexpected ways that math is essential in art and everyday life (for example, in Pixar animations or Van Gogh's Starry Night). Other videos feature riddles for students to solve, followed by explanations of real-world application. And, one video explains the math behind online dating websites. Each video is accompanied by a multiple choice quiz (Think), additional information (Dig Deeper), and an open-ended discussion question (Discuss) to facilitate further student engagement.
LC Classification: Science -- Mathematics -- Study and teaching. Research
GEM Subject: Mathematics
Key Concept: Mathematics
Resource Type: MovingImage (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Format: html
Audience: Educator
Learner
Language: English
Rights: TED CONFERENCES, LLC
Access Rights: Free access
Source Type: Internet Scout
Source: Scout Archives
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