Count On It
Blossom and Snappy eat popcorn and try to find out who has more. They go to an ice cream shop where they count ice cream containers using multiplication, and they use math to figure out if they have enough money to buy popcorn. They also visit Malibu Grand Prix and McDonalds, where they find many ways to use math to figure things out. At the end of the episode, Blossom and Snappy figure out who had more popcorn. Do you know?
Blossom and Snappy discover a new window that Robbie put in the garage and decide to measure it. They discover the difference of standard measurement and non-standard measurement during their visits to McDonalds and Gorin's Ice Cream.
Blossom and Snappy decide to surprise Robbie by making her a pumpkin pie. They visit a pumpkin farm, dairy farm, and a dairy plant, finding out all the ways math is used in each of these places.
Blossom and Snappy go back to the pumpkin farm to further investigate pumpkins to make pies for Robbie. Then they go to a farmer's market to explore how vegetables are sold by weight. They also visit a packaging company to work with multiplication. The camera crew takes viewers to a local elementary school where students are asked to divide pumpkin pies.
Blossom and Snappy want to buy something for Robbie for her birthday, so they decide to do some chores to earn money. Once they've earned some money, they go to the bank to open up bank accounts.
Blossom and Snappy continue to try to earn money for a present for Robbie's birthday by having a bake sale. They go back to the bank and learn about checking accounts and loans.
Blossom and Snappy help Robbie prepare for a dinner party. They make a decorative centerpiece out of postage stamps. In order to help Robbie, they decide to pay her bills for her. In doing this, Blossom and Snappy visit and learn about the telephone company, the gas company, and the electric company.
Blossom and Snappy plan a party for Robbie's birthday. They go to Toys R Us to buy party favors, Macy's for a present, and K-Mart for snacks.
Blossom and Snappy visit the zoo and compare the animals in many different ways. They write thank you notes to Robbie for the bathrobes she made them, but Snappy has a difficult time finishing his. Digit finishes Snappy's letter to Robbie, and Robbie thinks that Snappy wrote it.
Blossom and Snappy help Robbie prepare for her math class by drawing pictures of animals that her students will be able to sort. But in order to find out what certain animals look like, Blossom and Snappy visit the zoo again.
Blossom and Snappy help Digit mail a surprise package to Robbie. They visit the post office and postal processing plant to see how it all works.
Blossom and Snappy decide to plant a garden. They go to Calloway Gardens to learn about different types of plants and flowers, as well as butterflies and hummingbirds.
Blossom and Snappy start to make a container garden in a cardboard box. The dirt seeps through onto Robbie's carpet so they go to the carpet factory to figure out the most cost-effective way to fix it. They also go to a home improvement store to buy the necessary supplies to make a real container garden.
Blossom and Snappy redecorate the messy garage. They learn some ideas on redecoration by visiting a furniture store, a neon company, and an art supply store. They turn junk into decorations.
Blossom and Snappy learn about scale models. They visit an architectural firm, a construction site, Clark Atlanta University Art Gallery, and Clark Atlanta University Science Center. They learn how to build their own scale model of a house.
Robbie's car needs to go to the auto mechanic, so Blossom and Snappy think of other ways she can get to work. They learn how the Atlanta transit system works, they visit the airport, and they even explore the possibilities of Robbie renting a car, riding a skateboard, a wagon, going horseback, roller-skating, or climbing a tree.
Robbie gets invited to a sports meet out of town for a few days. Blossom and Snappy decide to have their own sports meet at Robbie's house while she's gone. They find out that planning for a meet is harder than they thought!
Blossom and Snappy are the band, The Rulers, and want to play at Robbie's school party. In order to find out how being in a band works, they visit a performance site to gage rental fees, a promoter's office, and Ticketmaster.
Blossom and Snappy learn about music. They do so by going to a play, meeting with a composer, listening to a gospel choir sing, and going to see the symphony orchestra play.
Blossom and Snappy help prepare Robbie for her camping trip. They learn about dehydrated food and the amount of water she will need for the four days and four nights she will be away. They also learn how to pick the right spot at the camp site, as well as how to pack for a camping trip.
Join GPB Education and guest teacher Dyanna Motes (Kemp ES, Cobb) for an introduction to movement-based approaches for teaching elementary math. Explore some of the free math movement videos and lesson plans available to all educators and students from PBS LearningMedia then hear how math in motion teaching and learning strategies have been successfully implemented in general and special education elementary classrooms!
2.NR.1: Using the placeholder value structure, explore the count sequences to represent, read, write, and compare numerical values to 1000 and describe basic place-value relationships and structures.
In this video, parents will learn about the mathematics concepts and skills that their student will learn in kindergarten. Parents will learn about the important role that the mathematical practices play as students learn to count and begin to use numbers to solve problems, investigate geometric shapes, begin to make sense of measurement, and investigate data.