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Title Math monsters. Estimation [videorecording] / a Slim Goodbody production ; developed in cooperation with the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics ; conceived, written and produced by John Burstein.
Imprint [Lincolnville, Me.] : Slim Goodbody Productions., c2006.
 IRC Collection  DVD QA11.2 .M38 2006 no. 12    AVAILABLE


Call # DVD QA11.2 .M38 2006 no. 12
Phys. Description 1 videodisc (ca. 20 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
System Det DVD.
Performer Starring: Tom Pakulski, Kym Dakin, "Squid" Lord, John Burstein.
Note Features: songs ; other offerings from Slim ; teachers guides ; websites.
Contents The math monsters song -- "Cleaning up the castle" (song) -- Counting fruit in the orchard -- Estimating the fruit on a tree -- Estimating the fruit in a box -- Estimating the fruit in an orchard -- Real world example -- "Picking gollywompers" (song) -- Credits.
Note Includes public performance rights.
Summary This episode encourages children to develop flexibility when thinking about numbers. The monsters will demonstrate the importance of using estimation and approximations when dealing with larger numbers of objects.
Audience Grades K-2.
Subject Estimation theory -- Juvenile films.
Mathematics -- Study and teaching (Elementary) -- Juvenile films.
Genre Animated films. lcgft
Alt Author Burstein, John.
Goodbody, Slim.
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.
Alt Title Estimation