mathXplosion
mathXplosion
mathXplosion
Math is everywhere! Accessible and entertaining, mathXplosion ignites kids’ imaginations and shares the wonders and surprises of how math and STEM are a part of our everyday lives. In each exciting, entertaining, and funny math-short, ‘mathemagician’ Eric shares secrets from the not-so-hidden world of math, such as measuring the height of a tree using your thumb—no ladder, no measuring tape, no kidding! But make no mistake, it's not magic, it's math! More
Ends
Apr 17 2022
Actors
Lang
English
Subtitle
Eng
Duration
5 Minutes
Episodes
50
Classification
G
Available on
Now Player & TV
  • mathXplosion E39 -Oops, I Forted!
    EP39
    Oops, I Forted!

    Want to know the trick to making a really big fort? Eric shares a top secret plan to build a better bunker.

    Ends Apr 17 2022
  • mathXplosion E38 -Sun Time
    EP38
    Sun Time

    How can you know what time it is without a clock? It’s not magic… it’s math!

    Ends Apr 17 2022
  • mathXplosion E37 -Frieze Dance
    EP37
    Frieze Dance

    Eric shows off his fancy footwork to prove how math patterns are used in dance, art and architecture.

    Ends Apr 17 2022
  • mathXplosion E36 -Vanishing Into the Sunset
    EP36
    Vanishing Into the Sunset

    Did you know some things look further away - almost as if vanishing - than others on a flat surface?

    Ends Apr 17 2022
  • mathXplosion E35 -A Magic Curve Ball
    EP35
    A Magic Curve Ball

    Eric lays it on the line with this mathemagical illusion that makes a straight line look like a curved line.

    Ends Apr 17 2022
  • mathXplosion E34 -Go Fly a Kite
    EP34
    Go Fly a Kite

    Join Eric on a high-flying mission. Unfurl the secret of symmetry used in kites to make them fly.

    Ends Apr 17 2022
  • mathXplosion E33 -On the Grid
    EP33
    On the Grid

    Unearth the key to reading maps with gridlines and join Eric in his search for a hidden buried treasure.

    Ends Apr 17 2022
  • mathXplosion E32 -Pick a Block of Dates - Any Block
    EP32
    Pick a Block of Dates - Any Block

    A trick you can do by calculating the sum of a 3-by-3 block of dates on a calendar without using a calculator.

    Ends Apr 17 2022
  • mathXplosion E31 -Weigh to Go!
    EP31
    Weigh to Go!

    Eric shares an amazing trick to show that heavy does not equal to big.

    Ends Apr 17 2022
  • mathXplosion E30 -This With That and That
    EP30
    This With That and That

    How many combinations can you get from 6 shirts and 4 pairs of pants?

    Ends Apr 17 2022
  • mathXplosion E29 -The Mysterious Multiplying Erics
    EP29
    The Mysterious Multiplying Erics

    Eric travels into another dimension! Look deep into the mathemagician’s secret mirrors!

    Ends Apr 17 2022
  • mathXplosion E28 -Take Note of Musical Fractions
    EP28
    Take Note of Musical Fractions

    Break down a song by counting how long the notes are in action – it’s musical fractions!

    Ends Apr 17 2022
  • mathXplosion E27 -The Tessell Nation
    EP27
    The Tessell Nation

    Watch and be amazed! Mathemagician Eric makes a tessellation using a geometric tile in the shape of his head!

    Ends Apr 17 2022
  • mathXplosion E26 -Pop Up Paper
    EP26
    Pop Up Paper

    Here’s a trick for junior mathemagicians. Turn any piece of paper into a three-dimensional object.

    Ends Apr 17 2022
  • mathXplosion E25 -That’s So Twisted
    EP25
    That’s So Twisted

    How will Eric make a set of linking rings from one strip of paper?

    Ends Apr 17 2022
  • mathXplosion E24 -Same But Different
    EP24
    Same But Different

    Explore the world of illusions with Mathemagician Eric. How will this trick measure up to your expectations?

    Ends Apr 17 2022
  • mathXplosion E23 -A Nut For a Jar of Tuna
    EP23
    A Nut For a Jar of Tuna

    Our mathemagician will demonstrate a fascinating sequence of steps that can turn any number into a palindrome.

    Ends Apr 17 2022
  • mathXplosion E22 -Quest for Roman Numerals
    EP22
    Quest for Roman Numerals

    What do C, D, I, L M, V and X represent? They’re Roman numerals - created thousands of years ago and still used today.

    Ends Apr 17 2022
  • mathXplosion E21 -If the Shoe Fits…
    EP21
    If the Shoe Fits…

    Have you ever wondered how many ways you can tie a shoelace? ollow Eric’s steps as he shows us a couple of the 43,000 wa

    Ends Apr 17 2022
  • mathXplosion E20 -Cracking the Cipher
    EP20
    Cracking the Cipher

    Intercept a secret message! Eric cracks the code to decrypting the ancient cipher box used by Roman Emperor.

    Ends Apr 17 2022
  • mathXplosion E19 -Lattice Have Fun
    EP19
    Lattice Have Fun

    Behold, a centuries-­‐old math trick that uses a lattice grid to multiply two-digit numbers. The mystery is straight and

    Ends Apr 17 2022
  • mathXplosion E18 -I’m Seven Feet Tall
    EP18
    I’m Seven Feet Tall

    Did you know that most of us are seven feet tall? Seven of our own feet that is. It’s not magic… it’s math!

    Ends Apr 17 2022
  • mathXplosion E17 -The Danish Elephant
    EP17
    The Danish Elephant

    Amaze your friends with your mind-reading super skills. Here’s a brain game you can play by asking just a few questions

    Ends Apr 17 2022
  • mathXplosion E16 -Actually, It’s An Estimate
    EP16
    Actually, It’s An Estimate

    Eric astounds with his amazing powers of estimation! Figure out how to arrive at estimations (not guesses!)!

    Ends Apr 17 2022
  • mathXplosion E15 -The Impossible Folding Paper
    EP15
    The Impossible Folding Paper

    Why can a regular sheet of paper be folded only about six times?

    Ends Apr 17 2022
  • mathXplosion E14 -String Self-­Portrait
    EP14
    String Self-­Portrait

    Did you know that just by using string and cool rules, you can figure out the size of your face?

    Ends Apr 17 2022
  • mathXplosion E13 -Birthday Trickery
    EP13
    Birthday Trickery

    Can you determine someone’s birth year and age using just a calculator? You absolutely can! It’s not magic… it’s math!

    Ends Apr 17 2022
  • mathXplosion E12 -Circles Get Around
    EP12
    Circles Get Around

    Behold how the pinky pivot can produce a perfect circle. Did you know you can draw a perfect circle by using finger?

    Ends Apr 17 2022
  • mathXplosion E11 -It’s So Dice
    EP11
    It’s So Dice

    Just by looking at a tower of any number of die, he can accurately calculate the sum of the hidden faces.

    Ends Apr 17 2022
  • mathXplosion E10 -The Many Sides of Triangles
    EP10
    The Many Sides of Triangles

    Eric tests the strength of a paper chair. Will it buckle under pressure or will it stand up to the test?

    Ends Apr 17 2022
  • mathXplosion E9 -The Perfect Square
    EP9
    The Perfect Square

    What shape are you? Chances are, you are square, just like most of us! But you could be a tall or short rectangle…find o

    Ends Apr 17 2022
  • mathXplosion E8 -Birthday Probability
    EP8
    Birthday Probability

    What if somebody dared you to prove that at least two people in your class had the same birthday?

    Ends Apr 17 2022
  • mathXplosion E7 -The Power of the Power of Two
    EP7
    The Power of the Power of Two

    Mathemagician Eric demonstrates the power of two that can turn one gold coin into over one billion coins in one month.

    Ends Apr 17 2022
  • mathXplosion E6 -From Zero to Hero
    EP6
    From Zero to Hero

    What’s the most powerful number in the universe? One billion? One trillion? One googol? It’s zero!

    Ends Apr 17 2022
  • mathXplosion E5 -How Tall is a Tree?
    EP5
    How Tall is a Tree?

    How can you find the height of something tall - like a tree or a basketball net - without using a ladder?

    Ends Apr 17 2022
  • mathXplosion E4 -It\'s a Bird! It\'s a Fish! It\'s a Metamorphosis!
    EP4
    It's a Bird! It's a Fish! It's a Metamorphosis!

    Marvel at the mystery as Eric turns a bird into a fish! What’s the secret to his shape-shifting trick?

    Ends Apr 17 2022
  • mathXplosion E3 -Eight Heads Tall
    EP3
    Eight Heads Tall

    Put your heads together to figure out this experiment: we are approximately eight of our own heads tall.

    Ends Apr 17 2022
  • mathXplosion E2 -Old Math is New Again
    EP2
    Old Math is New Again

    Travel back in time thousands of years ago with Eric to ancient Egypt!

    Ends Apr 17 2022
  • mathXplosion E1 -Magic 9’s
    EP1
    Magic 9’s

    Mathemagician Eric reveals a cool math trick that will amaze your friends!

    Ends Apr 17 2022