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Math and Science Skills Index

The Language Arts and the Math and Science Skills Indexes are designed to help you integrate the TV411 videos, web lessons, and print downloads into your classroom's curriculum. Use the dropdown menu below to browse the full catalog of our math and science materials by the skill or content area they address.

Skill/Content: Area
Type Description Skill/Content
Lesson Calculating Area

Whether you’re putting down tiles, buying furniture for a room, or creating a work of art, you will need to calculate the area—the measurement of a surface—in order to plan your project.

Area
Video Video: Area and Tiles

An artist works with the formula for area when she makes tiles for the New York City subway.

Area
Skill/Content: Basic Math
Type Description Skill/Content
Lesson Calculating Area

Whether you’re putting down tiles, buying furniture for a room, or creating a work of art, you will need to calculate the area—the measurement of a surface—in order to plan your project.

Basic Math
Lesson Get Going with Rate

How much do you earn per hour? How fast can you run? How much are you paying for that pound of coffee? The answers to these questions all involve rate.

Basic Math
Lesson How to Set Up a Budget

It’s tough to save money when the bills keep coming and coming. It helps to make a budget. And if you can stick to it, you’ll be on your way to controlling your finances.

Basic Math
Lesson Is Paying Over Time a Smart Move?

Many payment and financing plans look like a good idea at first glance, but what’s in the fine print? Make sure you do the math before you agree to pay for something “over time.”

Basic Math
Lesson Place Value

Commas and decimal points help us keep track of place values in numbers, something we definitely need to know. After all, it's place value that helps us tell $10.00 from $1,000!

Basic Math
Lesson Polygons and Perimeters

How is a baseball diamond related to a stop sign? The answer lies in Geometry. Check out this lesson on polygons—and you’ll get a new angle on life!

Basic Math
Lesson Posición y Valor

Los números 10.00 y 1,000 pueden aparecer similares, pero esas pequeñas marcas—el punto decimal y la coma—hacen una gran diferencia en el valor de los números.

Basic Math
Lesson Pricing a Job

There are a lot of numbers to juggle when you’re running a business. You have to estimate your costs and figure out how much to charge. Later on you should get to happier numbers, like revenue and profit!

Basic Math

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