Mathematics Grade 8 (3 of 5) - Space & Shape
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Mathematics Grade 8 (3 of 5) - Space & Shape

Mathematics module 3 of 5 for all students, age 12-14, wanting to build a solid foundations in 21st century mathematics
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Created by Matthew Henshall
Last updated 1/2016
English
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Includes:
  • 3 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Understand, in detail, the module Space & Shape, including Geometry of 2D and 3D shapes, geometry of straight lines, transformations geometry and construction of geometric figures.
  • Take the next step in their mathematically journey with a solid mathematically foundation
  • Critically apply mathematics to real world situations as well as have your mathematic knowledge extended past the classroom
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Requirements
  • Basic foundation phase mathematics. Including your number line, ability to draw shapes and graphs
Description

Welcome to this Mathematics Grade 8 course, module 3 of 5 on Space & Shape.

The aim of this course is for it to be taught in a 21st century mindset. The course is actually fun, it uses technology, the internet and general knowledge to better equip a student for real life applications.

This course is intended for absolutely age 12-14 years old whom already has a foundation phase understanding in Mathematics. This course is also suitable for any end of middle-school to start of High School (US) or Grade 7-9 (UK) teachers who want to improve upon classroom teaching methods.

This course is packed with 2+ hours of video content encouraging students to answer questions throughout the videos. There are 5 modules in total, this is module 3.

1. Numbers, Operations & Relationships.
2. Patterns, Functions & Algebra.
3. Space and Shape.
4. Measurement.
5. Data Handling.

The course has been broken into 5 modules to i) allow students to only enroll in what sections they are struggling with, ii) save the parent or student cost as each module is the price of a tutoring lesson and lastly, iii) to encourage students to break goals into bite-sized chunks. There is 16+ hours of video in all five modules.

This course is intended to be a resource to help students throughout the year, it can be completed slowly and referred to throughout your year of study. The course has been broken down into the following sub-sections, each containing their own set of videos:

  • Geometry of 2D shapes
  • Geometry of 3D objects
  • Geometry of straight lines
  • Transformation Geometry
  • Construction Geometry
  • Construction of Geometric Figures

Enjoy!

Who is the target audience?
  • Students age 12-14 wanting to improve their mathematics
  • Set at Grade 8 level this can be any student at the end of middle school, start of high school (US) or grade 7-9 (UK)
  • Any relevant mathematics teachers wanting to improve upon classroom teaching methods.
  • Anyone wanting to build a strong foundation in introductory mathematics
  • Students from all over the world learning or wanting to learn mathematics in English can take this course, it is a cross-syllabus course
  • Anyone bored with the way mathematics is taught in the classroom and wanting a new exciting take on the subject
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Curriculum For This Course
24 Lectures
02:47:25
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Introduction
1 Lecture 04:46

This video will introduce you to your lecturer and give you a break down of what is to come in the course.

Preview 04:46
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Geometry of 2D shapes
4 Lectures 37:02

This video gives us an introduction to the section on Geometry of 2D shapes. It specifically delves into the Geometry of Triangles.

Preview 13:13

Continuing with 2D shapes this video will talk about what is similarity and how it is applied to triangles.

Geometry of 2d shapes (2 of 4) - Similarity
08:39

This video will teach students about congruency and how it applies to triangles.

Geometry of 2d shapes (3 of 4) - Congruency
06:23

Moving away from triangles, but keeping with 2D shapes, this video will deal with Quadrilaterals and their properties.

Geometry of 2d shapes (4 of 4) - Quadrilaterals and their properties
08:47
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Geometry of 3D objects
3 Lectures 18:19

This is a fun video to give students some background into some 3D shapes.

Preview 04:30

This video will specifically talk about Vertices, Faces and Edges of 3D shapes.

Geometry of 3d shapes (2 of 3) - Vertices, faces and edges
06:45

In this video we are going to show you what nets are and how to build 3D objects yourself.

Geometry of 3d shapes (3 of 3) - Nets
07:04
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Geometry of straight lines
6 Lectures 37:49

This video will cover geometry of straight lines, specifically talking about the different types of angles.

Preview 07:59

This video will teach a student how to identify a transversal line.

Geometry of straight lines (2 of 6) - Transversal
07:40

An important part of straight lines are parallel lines, this video will give a student an introductory understanding about what parallel lines are.

Geometry of straight lines (3 of 6) - Parallel Lines
05:35

This video will talk specifically about parallel lines with corresponding angles

Geometry of straight lines (4 of 6) - Parallel Lines (Corresponding Angles)
05:13

This video will talk specifically about parallel lines with alternate angles

Geometry of straight lines (5 of 6) - Parallel Lines (Alternate Angles)
06:55

This video will talk specifically about parallel lines with co-interior angles

Geometry of straight lines (6 of 6) - Parallel Lines (Co-interior Angles)
04:27
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Transformation Geometry
4 Lectures 34:14

This video describes the extremely important and practical cartisian plane and how students can use it.

Preview 09:59

Now that we have a Cartesian plane we will look at how to reflect object in it in this video.

Transformation Geometry (2 of 4) - Reflection in the Y-axis and X-axis
09:59

Again using the Cartesian plane we are now going to move or translate objects around the plane.

Transformation Geometry (3 of 4) - Translations
09:18

This video will describe how we can increase or decrease the size of an object using the Cartesian plane as a reference point.

Transformation Geometry (4 of 4) -Enlargement and Reductions
04:58
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Construction of Geometric Figures
6 Lectures 35:15

Now we are going to start looking at how to draw geometric figures. If you can get out a pencil, paper, ruler, compass and protractor and follow along with the videos. This video will show you have to bisect a line using your equipment.

Preview 06:35

Again using your equipment we will show you have to cut an angle in half, or bisect it. Even if you don't have the equipment the video is easy to understand.

Construction of Geometric Figures (2 of 6) - Bisecting angles
02:22

In this video we will draw a perpendicular line from a given point.

Construction of Geometric Figures (3 of 6) - Perpendicular line at or from a giv
03:37

In this video we will be constructing different triangles depending on the information we recieve.

Construction of Geometric Figures (4 of 6) - Triangles
08:19

Again depending what information is given to the student, this video will describe how to build quadrilaterals.

Construction of Geometric Figures (5 of 6) - Quadrilaterals
09:42

This video will show a student how to construct various angles extremely accurately using just a compass.

Construction of Geometric Figures (6 of 6) - 30, 45,and 60 degrees without using
04:40
About the Instructor
Matthew Henshall
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Born and bread on the foothills of Table Mountain, Cape Town, South Africa. Electro-Mechanical Engineer and Running fanatic. I have been running as long as I can remember anything from 100m to 100km, in the mountains, on the road and on the track. I am constantly on the search for new information and adventures.