Fractions

Air Date: 04/21/2017
Source:
Parent Toolkit
Creator:
Kate Snow
Air/Publish Date:
04/21/2017
Event Date:
10/12/2016
Resource Type:
Mini-Documentary
Copyright:
NBCUniversal Media, LLC.
Copyright Date:
2017
Clip Length:
00:00:47

From sales and sandwiches, to car rides and sports, fractions are used everyday. This Parent Toolkit video explains a few ways to help turn kids’ fraction fears into fraction fun.

Fractions

KATE SNOW, reporting:

Fractions. Lots of kids hate them, but with a few spare minutes every day, you can help your kids master fractions, and have some fun too. Use food! Cut up a sandwich into thirds, quarters or even eights. Show how each section makes up an equal part of the whole sandwich. Track your child's height. See if they can figure out how much they've grown in the past year down to the nearest 1/8th of an inch. Show how we divide sporting events into quarters and halves? We even use fractions to figure out how much farther we need to drive. See if your child can find other examples. By highlighting math every day, you can help your kids conquer their fraction fears.

Close NBC Learn

FILTERING

If you are trying to view the videos from inside a school or university, your IT admin may need to enable streaming on your network. Please see the Internet Filtering section of our Technical Requirements page.

DVDs AND OTHER COPIES

Videos on this page are not available on DVD at this time due to licensing restrictions on the footage.

DOWNLOADING VIDEOS

Subscribers to NBC Learn may download videos and play them back without an internet connection. Please click here to find out more about subscribing or to sign up for a FREE trial (download not included in free trial).

Still have questions?
Click here to send us an email.

Close NBC Learn

INTERNATIONAL VISITORS

The Science of the Olympic Winter Games videos are only available to visitors inside the United States due to licensing restrictions on the Olympics footage used in the videos.

FILTERING

If you are trying to view the videos from inside a school or university, your IT admin may need to enable streaming on your network. Please see the Internet Filtering section of our Technical Requirements page.

DVDs AND OTHER COPIES

The Science of the Olympic Winter Games is not available on DVD at this time due to licensing restrictions on on Olympic footage.

DOWNLOADING VIDEOS

Subscribers to NBC Learn may download videos and play them back without an internet connection. Please click here to find out more about subscribing or to sign up for a FREE trial (download not included in free trial).

Still have questions?
Click here to send us an email.

Close NBC Learn

Choose your product

NBC Learn K-12 product site
NBC Learn Higher Ed product site

For NBC Learn in Blackboard™ please log in to your institution's Blackboard™ web site and click "Browse NBC Learn"

Close NBC Learn

If you have received a new user registration code from your institution, click your product below and use the "Register now" link to sign up for a personal account.

NBC Learn K-12 product site
NBC Learn Higher Ed product site

For further assistance, please contact our NBC Learn Support Team and we'll be happy to assist you.

Start Your Free
day
Day Trial!