Grade 8 Mathematics
Videos are listed chronologically by date added, beginning with the most recent
Supporting the Troops. Episode 6
The video investigates the importance of supporting the fighting forces through the merchant marine that transported many resources required to fight the enemy in the Second World War.
Training and Preparing for War. Episode 1
The video explores the challenges, sense of duty and loyalty that veterans experienced as they trained and prepared for the Second World War.
Understanding Ratio and Proportion
This video assists students to develop their proportional reasoning skills. Ideas that are introduced in the program include: 1. concept of ratios and proportions, 2. correct way to express and write rations and proportions, 3. ratios and proportions in their simplest form and 4. comparing ratios...
Teaching for Numeracy
Series: Teaching and Learning
This video shows educators how to encourage students to learn and develop their numeracy skills. The activities are designed with a clear purpose, helping students to explore and think for themselves, show strategies and gain understanding. Opportunities are presented for students to share their ...
Naming and Measuring Angles
Key concepts of angles are introduced such as defining and writing information about an angle, mathematical notation for rays, line segments and lines. Other topics introduced include obtuse angles, acute angles and congruent angles.
A teen girl creates a mobile to hang above a baby's crib by using the following: bisecting an angle, perpendicular bisector of a line, construct a triangle, determine the centre of gravity, determine the inscribed circle of a triangle and determine the circumcircle of a triangle.
Linear Functions: An Introduction
This video introduces linear functions. The presenter, Sharpie, outlines the different forms of linear functions: tables, graphs and equations. The students explore the concept of the y-intercept and learn how to determine the slope of a line given any two points on the line. As students plot lin...