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Episode 707: Spellbound

Wicked casts a spell in Pompadoria and Matt & Inez use a grid to accurately describe a spell-breaking symbol so Jackie & Digit can reproduce it and rescue the Pompadorians.

For Real segment: Bianca finds a cute pattern to make a stuffed pig for her cousin’s baby shower, but the pattern is too small so her niece shows her how to enlarge it using a grid.

Learning Goals

If your child uses a grid to divide a picture into pixels – same-size squares of different colors – he can use the orderly properties of the grid to reproduce the picture anywhere at any size, no matter how large or small.

Topics: Pre-Algebra, Grids as Tools



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