Archive: Math Mystery Grade 6

Math Mystery is a 12-part Virtual Classroom series at the Grade 6 level hosted by teacher Stuart Craven. The theme of the series is a visit to Manitoulin Island, and Craven introduces math mysteries based on activities on the island. 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: March 31, 1999 - 43:56
In the tenth episode in the series, host Stuart Craven speaks to a student about spelunking, or exploring caves underground, on Manitoulin Island. Math problems are introduced involving stalactites and stalagmites.
Air Date: March 31, 1999 - 44:38
In the eleventh episode in the series, host Stuart Craven speaks with a fish biologist in his ice fishing hut at Manitoulin Island. He discusses methods for counting large populations of fish and birds.
Air Date: March 31, 1999 - 46:29
In the final episode, host Stuart Craven looks at multiple math challenges and answers students' questions by phone.
Air Date: March 31, 1999 - 47:11
In the eighth episode in the series, host Stuart Craven introduces math games involving sets of items and triangles.
Air Date: March 31, 1999 - 41:10
In the ninth episode in the series, host Stuart Craven introduces math problems about circumference and triangle perimeters.
Air Date: March 26, 1999 - 38:50
In the sixth episode in the series, host Stuart Craven solves a math puzzle on a grid.
Air Date: March 26, 1999 - 46:18
In the fourth episode in the series, host Stuart Craven focuses on hiking on Manitoulin Island.
Air Date: March 26, 1999 - 41:29
In the third episode in the series, host Stuart Craven focuses on cartography or map making.
Air Date: March 26, 1999 - 36:22
This program introduces a Grade 6 math series hosted by teacher Stuart Craven.
Air Date: March 26, 1999 - 46:00
In the fifth episode in the series, host Stuart Craven receives a phone call from a student living on Manitoulin Island regarding a map problem involving a rock cairn.
Air Date: March 26, 1999 - 38:17
In the second episode in the series, host Stuart Craven focuses on transformations, including translation, reflection and rotation, using the example of dancers at a Pow Wow.
Air Date: March 26, 1999 - 48:35
In the seventh episode in the series, host Stuart Craven introduces math puzzles involving equal shares, and coins, stones and shells.