Archive: Math Mystery

Math Mystery is a 23-part Virtual Classroom series hosted by teachers Lorraine Gower and Stuart Craven. Each session features an interactive trip around the world, searching for suspects in hopes of solving the math mystery. Using video clips, studio props and live phone-ins with students, each lesson contains various math and problem-solving exercises and ends with a homework assignment.

Episodes

Air Date: September 15, 1998 - 51:17
Today's math mystery lesson is on positive exponents and probability.
Air Date: August 24, 1998 - 46:17
Today's math mystery lesson is on numbering systems.
Air Date: August 24, 1998 - 42:33
Today's math mystery lesson takes the students on a trip to Italy.
Air Date: August 24, 1998 - 46:13
Today's math mystery lesson takes the students on a trip to Dawson City, Yukon to learn more about populations by using dominoes and marbles to solve math equations.
Air Date: August 24, 1998 - 45:53
Today's math mystery features a lesson on how to measure volume.
Air Date: August 24, 1998 - 42:21
Today's math mystery lesson contains a final review of all the places the students have traveled in order to solve the math mystery. The suspect is finally revealed.
Air Date: August 24, 1998 - 57:27
Today's math mystery features a review of last session's sphinx problem, plus a new lesson on the Pythagorean Theorem.
Air Date: August 24, 1998 - 1:00:20
Today's math mystery lesson is on the Fibonacci numbering sequence, plus a look at the history of Arabic and Roman numerals.
Air Date: August 24, 1998 - 50:08
Today's math mystery lesson contains a review of the last session's math exercises and homework assignment on the Fibonacci numbering sequence.
Air Date: August 24, 1998 - 34:46
Today's math mystery lesson takes the students on a trip to Egypt.
Air Date: August 24, 1998 - 51:48
Today's math mystery lesson is on volume.
Air Date: August 24, 1998 - 41:11
Today's math mystery lesson takes the students on a trip to Japan to learn about ways to measure population and land mass.
Air Date: August 24, 1998 - 54:06
Today's math mystery lesson is on positive exponemts and scientific notations
Air Date: August 24, 1998 - 53:45
Today's math mystery lesson takes the students on a trip to Cape Canaveral and a lesson on how to measure the airspace and radius above earth.
Air Date: August 24, 1998 - 36:53
Today's math mystery lesson is on numbering systems, featuring math equations using Mayan numerals and Egyptian hieroglyphics.