WorldCat Identities

Mikuriya, Rob

Overview
Works: 64 works in 99 publications in 1 language and 1,051 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works 
Roles: Director, Producer
Classifications: QA37.2, 510
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Rob Mikuriya
Math, who needs it?!( Visual )

8 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beginning in Jaime Escalante's East Los Angeles classroom, this video is a fun and exciting adventure showing how math is used in real life. With guest appearences by Bill Cosby, Dizzy Gillespie, Teri Garr, Joe Piscopo, Marla Gibbs, Paul Rodriguez, Jeff Altman, Rosana DeSoto, Paula Poundstone, Charles Fleischer, D.L. Hughley, world class professionals, engineers and designers, viewers are shown the applications of math from skateboard design to fashion, sports and music
The Kay Toliver files( Visual )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A staff development series that is both a companion to The Eddie Files, and a unique visual library of compelling hands-on lessons ... Ms. Toliver brings her students to an understanding of the value of mathematics in communication and as a tool for solving problems that have real-world significance to her students."--Www.fasestore.org
The Eddie files( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Created to help students in grades 3-6 connect the mathematics concepts they are studying in their application in life and the workplace
Math can take you places( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This bilingual DVD contains video segments and interactive quiz questions that help educators develop real world teaching applications
Fractions any way you slice it( Visual )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In his visit to Sal's pizzeria Eddie discovers surprising things about fractions. Photographer Tracy Frankel explains how understanding fractions can improve Eddie's picture taking
Estimation going to the dogs( Visual )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eddie has to estimate the number of dogs in New York City. He receives tips from professionals who use estimation (a veterinarian, a professional bug farmer, and a bat expert.)
Future habitats and advanced transportation( Visual )

3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first segment explores how math is used to shape our vision of the future, including designing lunar landing stations, asteroid colonies, Mars outposts and other possibilities. The second segment explores advanced transportation and shows how math is used to help designers and visionaries develop cars, trains, and other transportation systems for the future
Welcome to math you gotta start somewhere( Visual )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It's the first week of school in math teacher Kay Toliver's class. The assignment: find out about jobs people have and how they use math ... Eddie takes his camera along as he tackles his math assignment ... He meets a judge, a dancer, a restaurant owner, a telephone technician, a sunglasses designer and a TV director."--Container
Personal communication and mass communication( Visual )

4 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first segment shows students how math relates to pagers, cellular phones, satellites, and fiber optics. The second segment discusses the role math plays in the mass communication industries including TV, radio, and satellite hook-ups
The Eddie files by Kay Toliver( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Created to help students in grades 3-6 connect the mathematics concepts they are studying in their application in life and the workplace
Meteorology and ocean exploration( Visual )

3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains how math concepts help professionals in meteorology and physical, geological, chemical, and marine oceanography
Animal care and fitness and physical performance( Visual )

3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First segment shows students how mathematics is used to develop more high-tech and efficient ways to care for animals. Second segment shows how math is important in sports (in the physics of shooting a basketball), dance (geometry), nutrition, biomechanics, etc
Geometry invasion of the polygons( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eddie explores polygons in his contacts with construction workers, an inventor, an engineer, and an architect. He learns how they are used to build everything from skyscrapers to collapsible spheres
The Eddie files( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Created to help students in grades 3-6 connect the mathematics concepts they are studying in their application in life and the workplace
Renewable energy and environmental science and technology( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first segment takes students to Zond Industry's wind machines, to Sandia National Laboratories' solar tower, and to the Luz Corporation's solar collectors to learn how math is used in developing advanced energy concepts such as photovoltaics, geothermal, and biomass. The second segment explores the question of "What does math have to do with saving the planet?" Discusses how math concepts such as inequalities (greater-than, less-than) are applied to solar detoxification, biodiversity, global warming and the engineering of recycling and landfills
Fitness and physical performance( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Escalante shows how math is important in sports (in the physics of shooting a basketball), dance (geometry), nutrition, biomechanics, etc
Polygons( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ms. Toliver reviews polygons while introducing and guiding students in an investigation of the third dimension. as they transform polygons into polyhedra
The big concert patterns( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Real people demonstrate real world uses for mathematics; in this lesson the emphasis is on music
The fake money caper decimals( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Money proves valuable in learning about decimals
The day Manhattan ran dry volume( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Real people demonstrate real world uses for mathematics; in this lesson Manhattan's water supply is used to demonstrate volume
 
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