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Mikuriya, Rob

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Most widely held works by Rob Mikuriya
Math, who needs it?!( Visual )

9 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 339 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 by Kay Toliver( Visual )

6 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Actual lessons taught by Kay Toliver to the students in her Challenge program at P.S. 72 in East Harlem, N.Y. ... created for use in teacher education and staff development for elementary teachers"--Guide
The Eddie files by Kay Toliver( Visual )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 52 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 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This bilingual DVD contains video segments and interactive quiz questions that help educators develop real world teaching applications
Fractions by Wanda Sykes( Visual )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 34 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 28 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.)
Personal communication and mass communication( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 24 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
Welcome to math : you gotta start somewhere( Visual )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 24 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
Geometry : invasion of the polygons( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 22 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
Animal care and fitness and physical performance( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 22 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
Future habitats and advanced transportation( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 21 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
Renewable energy and environmental science and technology( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 21 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
Meteorology and ocean exploration( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains how math concepts help professionals in meteorology and physical, geological, chemical, and marine oceanography
The Eddie files by Kay Toliver( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 19 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
The Eddie files( Visual )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 18 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
Geometry applications( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 11 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
Fitness and physical performance( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Escalante shows how math is important in sports (in the physics of shooting a basketball), dance (geometry), nutrition, biomechanics, etc
The Kay Toliver files : the complete series( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sixteen 15-to-20 minute programs showing teachers step-by-step how to deliver lessons on elementary mathematics topics which excite student interest, engage their problem-solving and communication skills and develop computational and reasoning skills. The programs are actual lessons taught by Kay Toliver to her Challenger Program at P.S. 72, East Harlem Tech, New York City students
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 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
 
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