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## Firefighter Training

In this video segment from Cyberchase, Harry decides to train as a firefighter and uses line graphs to chart his physical fitness progress.

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## Bianca Goes to the Movie

This Cyberchase video segment features Bianca, who must figure out the fastest route to a movie premiere.

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## Body Matches

In this video from Cyberchase, the CyberSquad searches for a kidnapper using their only clues: a footprint and a handprint.

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## Building a Fence

In this Cyberchase video segment, Harry must build a rectangular fence in his grandmother's backyard using fencing of various sizes.

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## A Cage to Save a Whale

In this Cyberchase video segment, the CyberSquad must estimate the measurements of Spout the Whale in order to find a cage that will fit him.

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## Calculating Elapsed Time

Students practice the concept of time passage by counting, subtracting and regrouping in base 60.

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## Calculating Rectangular Area

In this video segment from Cyberchase, the CyberSquad measures Judge Trudy's land claim by using tarps, fence posts and a grid made with rope.

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## Calculating Speed

In this Cyberchase video segment, the CyberSquad calculates the speed of each broom.

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## Catching a Kidnapper

The students learn about body matches and measuring one part of the body using another body part. They learn about non-standard measures and relative measurement.

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## Catching the Kidnapper

In this video segment from Cyberchase, the CyberSquad and Digit construct a physical profile of the person who kidnapped Choocroca, a giant cybercrocodile.

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## Comparing Regular and Irregular Areas

The CyberSquad proves that the area of Hacker's land is equal to the area of Judge Trudy's land in this video segment from Cyberchase.

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## Cooking Contest

In this Cyberchase video segment, Matt uses subtraction to help Digit figure out how much time he has left in a cooking contest with Hacker.

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## Defining, Describing and Calculating Rate

Students explore their prior knowledge of rate and extend it to create tables of values coordinating time and distance. They learn how to examine distance-time graphs and how to calculate unit rates.

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## Determining Rates from Graphs

Students learn about and practice calculating rates (positive, negative and zero) using data from graphs.

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## Digit in Pursuit

The CyberSquad tracks Digit’s position in time and then studies graphs to figure out what Hacker is scheming in this video from Cyberchase.

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## An Egyptian Clock

The CyberSquad must construct a clock of sorts in order to keep track of the amount of time they have to rescue Dr. Marbles in this video segment from Cyberchase.

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## Elapsed Time and Scheduling

Students practice time management by making their own schedules. They learn to calculate elapsed time in both digital and analog formats.

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## Estimating Distance and Time

Students learn to estimate the time it takes to travel different distances based on an estimation of the time it takes to travel a part of the whole route. This reinforces basic fractional/ratio thinking, as well as early multiplication as repeated addition.

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## Estimating Distance and Travel Time

In this Cyberchase video segment, the CyberSquad estimates how much air supply they will need to complete an underwater mission.

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## Estimating Time from Rate

Harry estimates how long it will take him to get to the front of a long ticket line in this Cyberchase video segment.

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