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The Number Crew  English 1 2
Grade Levels:  K  Pre K 

Core Subject(s):  K  2 Core, Preschool Core, Mathematics 
Next Airing:  Fri, Apr 10th, 2020 at 11:30 AM on UENTV 
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Each program features an episode from a 3D animated soap opera, which is set on board the venerable luxury cruise ship the SS Mathematical. The human crew, Fiz, Flo, Bradley, Baby Bunting and their parents Ted and Mirabelle, look after the needs and whims of twenty charming but demanding animal passengers. In each episode, the Number Crew encounters a problem, which can only be solved by the application of mathematical knowledge and skills. The viewers are encouraged to join with The Number Crew in identifying the mathematical concept at the heart of the problem and developing the mental strategies and skills required to solve it, and sail on into untroubled waters.
Episodes:

The Number Bug Holiday Club
In which Baby Bunting runs a Holiday Club for the Number Bugs Everyone is helping Baby Bunting set up his club for the Number Bugs, but he wants his customers to come in groups of ten rather than groups of two. Bradley is traumatized because he realizes the two times table is no longer much help. Math: Use knowledge of Number Facts and place value to multiply or divide mentally.
Next Airing: Fri, Apr 10th, 2020 at 11:30 AM on UENTV Length: 00:09:06 Usage rights: Expires 12/31/2025 
Landing on the Island
In which the SS Mathematical finally makes a landing. Ted has to do a tiny operation on the crocodile, who's been eating furniture again, but he has the tools and sorts it out. Suddenly Mirabelle calls to say they've spotted an island. They have to get ready for the landing and each member of the crew has their own job. Bradley has to work out how many humans and animals are going ashore. Math: Choose and use appropriate number operations and ways of calculating to solve problems
Next Airing: Mon, Apr 13th, 2020 at 11:30 AM on UENTV Length: 00:09:02 Usage rights: Expires 12/31/2025 
Exploring The Island
In which the Number Crew and the Animals explore the island. The animals are a bit nervous about exploring a wild island, even the Lion, so Mirabelle suggests a Number Hunt and a picnic to get everybody used to the island. Bradley is helping the Monkey and Tiger with a dividing problem and explains how it's done. Flo is helping the Penguin and Polar Bear: she explains the sum to them and they get the answer, eventually. Math: Explain how a sum is solved
Next Airing: Tue, Apr 14th, 2020 at 11:30 AM on UENTV Length: 00:09:02 Usage rights: Expires 12/31/2025 
Setting Up Camp
In which the Number Crew and the animals set up camp on the island. Everybody likes the island so much now that they want to stay for a night or two. That means they'll need tents to sleep in. They get together some driftwood, canvas and ropes but they need to measure the animals to get all the tents the right size. Math: Estimate, measure and compare lengths, using standard units
Next Airing: Wed, Apr 15th, 2020 at 11:30 AM on UENTV Length: 00:08:59 Usage rights: Expires 12/31/2025 
Weights and Pleasures
In which the Number Crew and the animals weigh food for the beach party. The animals want to have a party before they leave and of course that means having to sort out the food. Some comes from the store and some Mirabelle finds on the island, checking that it is safe in her book. They see they can share the food out into equal portions by using the penguin's surf board as a scale. Math: Estimate, measure and compare masses using standard units.
Next Airing: Thu, Apr 16th, 2020 at 11:30 AM on UENTV Length: 00:09:05 Usage rights: Expires 12/31/2025 
The Beach Party
In which the Number Crew and the animals organise drinks for the beach party. The animals want something to drink at the party. Ted has his tea but he offers the kids and animals ginger beer as a party alternative to water. Bradley thinks ginger beer should be measured in lashings. Mirabelle decides all the animals and kids should have half a litre each: she'll share Ted's tea. Bradley is worried, though: all the cups are different sizes, so how can he tell how much half a litre is? Math: Estimate, measure and compare capacities using standard units
Next Airing: Fri, Apr 17th, 2020 at 11:30 AM on UENTV Length: 00:09:06 Usage rights: Expires 12/31/2025 
The Model Island
In which the Number Crew make a model of the island for old times' sake, and put on a puppet show. The animals are upset at leaving the island so the Number Crew decide to make a model island to cheer them up. Their models are all odd sizes though. They think of using their metre sticks but that would make everything too large: however, they notice the smaller markings on the ruler and decide to use those. Math: Read a simple scale to the nearest labeled division, including using a ruler to draw and measure lines to the nearest centimeter.
Next Airing: Mon, Apr 20th, 2020 at 11:30 AM on UENTV Length: 00:09:06 Usage rights: Expires 12/31/2025 
The Cash Machine
In which the Number Crew sell souvenirs of the island Pocket money seems a bit boring till the crew decide to make their own cash machine. All the animals get PIN numbers and Bradley and Fiz hand out the money from behind the machine while Flo helps the animals. The crew discover new coins to dispense the money more easily, and discover pounds and pence and how to write them. Math: Recognize all coins and begin to use £ & p. notation for money.
Next Airing: Tue, Apr 21st, 2020 at 11:30 AM on UENTV Length: 00:09:08 Usage rights: Expires 12/31/2025 
The Big Slide
In which the animals take turns on a slide. The animals are waiting patiently for a turn on a slide which has been set up on board. The Number Crew try to think of a way to give everyone a fair share of the slide but avoid a long wait. They suggest that smaller groups of animals come at different times. This is fine for those who know how to tell time! Math: Read the time to the hour, half hour or quarter hour on an analogue clock and a 12hour digital clock, and understand the notation 7:30.
Next Airing: Wed, Apr 22nd, 2020 at 11:30 AM on UENTV Length: 00:09:04 Usage rights: Expires 12/31/2025 
The Photographs
In which the Number Crew sorts a collection of photographs. Bradley has found a collection of photographs taken during the voyage which unfortunately are in a muddle. Matthew suggests that a good way of sorting the photographs is to put together the ones taken at about the same time. Math: Know in order the months and seasons of the year.
Next Airing: Thu, Apr 23rd, 2020 at 11:30 AM on UENTV Length: 00:09:00 Usage rights: Expires 12/31/2025 
The Mathematics Show
In which the Number Crew stage a musical The Number Crew decide to stage a musical about all the exciting adventures they have had on board the the SS Mathematical. There are so many possibilities that they decide to ask the passengers to choose their favorite activities and vote for the ones they liked best. Math: Extracting and interpreting numerical
Next Airing: Fri, Apr 24th, 2020 at 11:30 AM on UENTV Length: 00:09:09 Usage rights: Expires 12/31/2025 
Changing Faces
In which the Number Crew find themselves back in the strange world of 3d shapes. Passing back through the Bermuda triangle the Crew get sucked back into the strange world of 3d shapes. This time they meet a huge pyramid who sets them a puzzle before they start their journey home. Math Content: Describe and sort common 3D shapes according to their properties.
Next Airing: Mon, Apr 27th, 2020 at 11:30 AM on UENTV Length: 00:09:09 Usage rights: Expires 12/31/2025 
Octa Doctor
In which the Number Crew get different shaped tickets Now the Crew meet the Octa doctor who will help them on their next stage home, but first they need to learn about 2D shapes with more than 4sides. Math: Describe and sort common 2D shapes according to their properties.
Next Airing: Tue, Apr 28th, 2020 at 11:30 AM on UENTV Length: 00:09:00 Usage rights: Expires 12/31/2025 
Symmetrical Spectacles
In which the Number Crew find lines of symmetry and symmetrical shapes in their quest to return to the Mother Ship The next characters the Number Crew meet in the strange world of shapes are the butterflies. Which ones are symmetrical, and what is a line of symmetry? Math: Recognize line symmetry in simple cases
Next Airing: Wed, Apr 29th, 2020 at 11:30 AM on UENTV Length: 00:09:08 Usage rights: Expires 12/31/2025 
Nesting Time
In which the Number Crew find themselves cliffhanging and clocksquatting. Still in the strange world of shapes the Number Crew have to find out more about position and direction. Math: Describe positions and direction.
Next Airing: Thu, Apr 30th, 2020 at 11:30 AM on UENTV Length: 00:09:11 Usage rights: Expires 12/31/2025 
Return of the Crew
In which the Number Crew sort out right angles and quarter turns. With the cuckoo's help the Number Crew reach the final stage of the journey through the strange world of 3D shapes, and to get home they need to pick the right path across the ravines. Math: Recognize whole, half and quarter turns and know that a quarter turn is a right angle.
Next Airing: Fri, May 1st, 2020 at 11:30 AM on UENTV Length: 00:09:18 Usage rights: Expires 12/31/2025 
All Aboard
The passengers arrive on the SS Mathematical. The animals arrive for their cruise but Baby Bunting eats the passenger list. How will the Crew check all the passengers are on board? They learn their numbers, and how to say them in the right order and check everyone is aboard… but how many meals will be needed altogether for animals and the crew? Math: Reciting numbers 020 and back again.
Next Airing: Mon, May 4th, 2020 at 11:30 AM on UENTV Length: 00:09:18 Usage rights: 9/1/2003 to 12/31/2025 
Numbers on the Doors
The Number Crew has to number the cabins. The ship is at sea. Bradley tries to send each animal to the correct cabin, but everyone gets confused. The Number Crew realize that they need to number the cabins and practice drawing numbers on paper. But the Ostrich and Panda get confused about which is their cabin as the Panda is in 6 and the Ostrich in 9. Math: Read and write numbers to 20.
Next Airing: Tue, May 5th, 2020 at 11:30 AM on UENTV Length: 00:09:10 Usage rights: 9/1/2003 to 12/31/2025 
The Welcome Meeting
Bradley has to check that all the passengers are in attendance at the Welcome Meeting. While Ted is announcing the Welcome Meeting, Baby Bunting startles the passengers, particularly the Gorilla, by trying to eat the microphone. Bradley can't tell if all the passengers have arrived for the meeting. Which number is the answer? They realize the last number gives the count, but what happens if the passengers move around? Math: Count at least twenty objects. Understand that the last number gives the count and rearrangement leaves the number unchanged.
Next Airing: Wed, May 6th, 2020 at 11:30 AM on UENTV Length: 00:09:10 Usage rights: 9/1/2003 to 12/31/2025 
Storm and Seasickness 1
The Number Crew has to sort out pills for seasick passengers. Mirabelle sees rough seas and the passengers start to get seasick. Fiz and Bradley are in the stores and have to count out more and more pills. They realize they are wasting time counting from 1 every time and start counting on. The passengers then start feeling better and Fiz and Bradley have to count back. Math: Count at least twenty objects. Understand that the last number gives the count and rearrangement leaves the number unchanged..
Next Airing: Thu, May 7th, 2020 at 11:30 AM on UENTV Length: 00:09:10 Usage rights: 9/1/2003 to 12/31/2025 
Storm and Seasickness 2
Rough weather causes even more seasickness. The weather is much worse, the gorilla is sick and Fiz and Bradley can't count quickly enough to keep up with the demand for pills. They realize they can count faster in 10s but get stuck briefly after 30. Math: Count on and back in 10s to and from 100
Next Airing: Fri, May 8th, 2020 at 11:30 AM on UENTV Length: 00:09:09 Usage rights: 9/1/2003 to 12/31/2025 
Time for Treats
The passengers are allowed a number of sweets corresponding to their size. The Number Crew decides to give out some sweets. The number of sweets each animal gets depends on its size. Flo and Fiz hand out tickets with numbers on to each animal, and Bradley gives out the right number of sweets. Sadly the Tiger's 'six' gets ripped so it looks like a zero and Bradley can't give him any sweets. The Monkey comforts him and they discover that when they put their digits together they have a two digit number  20  and can claim lots more sweets. Math: Know what a 2digit number represents
Next Airing: Mon, May 11th, 2020 at 11:30 AM on UENTV Length: 00:08:47 Usage rights: 9/1/2003 to 12/31/2025 
The Dancing Bear
The Number Crew has to work out which passengers in which cabins are causing problems. The Polar Bear calls the galley and asks for a drink, as he can't sleep. When Bradley takes him some orange juice he finds some of the numbers have fallen off the cabin doors. He works out how to tell which cabin is which by counting in ones and delivers the drink. Back in the galley the Crocodile calls to complain about the Polar Bear who has started dancing in the cabin above him. Math: Say a number is 1 or 10 more than a given number.
Next Airing: Tue, May 12th, 2020 at 11:30 AM on UENTV Length: 00:09:10 Usage rights: 9/1/2003 to 12/31/2025 
Drinks for All
Passengers in every other cabin are causing noise and the Number Crew has to work out why. Everybody wants a drink now so Bradley and Fiz deliver orange and apple drinks to alternate cabins. Baby Bunting tries to help in the Galley with Flo but breaks all the dishes. Flo starts to get complaints about noisy neighbors from cabins two, four and six. Math: Count on and back in 2s. Beginning to recognize odd and even numbers
Next Airing: Wed, May 13th, 2020 at 11:30 AM on UENTV Length: 00:08:55 Usage rights: 9/1/2003 to 12/31/2025 
Hunting for Bunting
Baby Bunting goes missing and the Number Crew have to search every cabin. Baby Bunting goes missing so the Number Crew organize a search and, to be faster, split up. Flo is unsure about which cabin to search. She realizes as there are five crew members and she is fifth she should go to cabin five. The search continues so Flo goes to cabin ten where the Giraffe lives. Math: Count on and back in 5 s
Next Airing: Thu, May 14th, 2020 at 11:30 AM on UENTV Length: 00:09:07 Usage rights: 9/1/2003 to 12/31/2025 
The Party
The Number Crew throw a party and the passengers win prizes. The crew have made plans for a party but the passengers are overexcited and don't take turns so the hats, food and Bradley get squashed in the rush to play games. Math: Comparing and ordering ordinal numbers
Next Airing: Fri, May 15th, 2020 at 11:30 AM on UENTV Length: 00:09:00 Usage rights: 9/1/2003 to 12/31/2025 
Lifeboat Practice
The Number Crew has to work out how many passengers should go in each lifeboat. The crew has a practice lifeboat drill but all the passengers get in a terrible muddle. Each lifeboat holds five passengers so if Bradley sends four, how many should Fiz send? She's not sure and the boat is overfull again. They realize they'll have to learn their number pairs which add to five off by heart. Math: Understanding addition, using number bonds to five.
Next Airing: Mon, May 18th, 2020 at 11:30 AM on UENTV Length: 00:09:10 Usage rights: 9/1/2003 to 12/31/2025 
After Lifeboat Practice
The Number Crew has to work out how many passengers are left in each lifeboat as some get out. The passengers are having a great time playing in the lifeboats and eating the supplies so they refuse to get out after practice. Bradley tries to order them out, but that doesn't help. Fiz asks nicely and the Panda gets out, because she's very polite. But how many does that leave in the boat? Math: Understanding subtraction using number bonds to five.
Next Airing: Tue, May 19th, 2020 at 11:30 AM on UENTV Length: 00:08:54 Usage rights: 9/1/2003 to 12/31/2025 
Ten Thing Bowling Competition 1
The Number Crew has to work out the scores when the passengers play Ten Thing Bowling. The Elephant is playing ten pin bowling, but he is enjoying it so much he won't let anyone else have a go. There are lots of balls in the stores, but not enough pins so the Number Crew have to sort through the ship for all sorts of bowling things instead. They make a strange collection of objects and sort them into sets of ten. Math: Understand the relationship between addition and subtraction, using number bonds to ten.
Next Airing: Wed, May 20th, 2020 at 11:30 AM on UENTV Length: 00:08:50 Usage rights: 9/1/2003 to 12/31/2025 
Ten Thing Bowling Competition 2
The Number Crew sets up a bowling competition and the children have to keep track of the scores to find out who's won. Mirabelle and Ted agree to a proper Ten Thing Bowling Competition and the children act as commentators. Fiz commentates as the Tiger, Moose and the Polar Bear all score ten in different ways. Math: Use knowledge of number facts and place value to add a pair of numbers mentally within the range 0 to at least 10, and 0 to at least 20
Next Airing: Thu, May 21st, 2020 at 11:30 AM on UENTV Length: 00:08:57 Usage rights: 9/1/2003 to 12/31/2025 
Clear Up!
The Number Crew has to clear up by filling up boxes. Mirabelle tells the kids they have to tidy up. The passengers help in their own way. Ted leaves them some boxes, which contain 5 things. Bradley reminds them they have to count how many they have all together but looking at the boxes he can see six and seven make thirteen straight away because five and five make ten then all you have to do is add the ones on top. Math: Partition and recombination  breaking numbers into five and a bit.
Next Airing: Fri, May 22nd, 2020 at 11:30 AM on UENTV Length: 00:09:12 Usage rights: 9/1/2003 to 12/31/2025 
The Trouble with Crocodiles
The Number Crew has to sort things out by using bigger boxes. Ted and Mirabelle wonder what the kids are doing. The older ones are clearing up and Baby Bunting is playing with the Crocodile. Just when the kids have got everything sorted the Crocodile chases Baby Bunting into the boxes and chews them all up. Looks like the Number Crew will have to do all that sorting again, but there are no more fives boxes so they start using tens boxes. Math: Begin to add a pair of single digit numbers, crossing ten.
Next Airing: Mon, May 25th, 2020 at 11:30 AM on UENTV Length: 00:08:54 Usage rights: 9/1/2003 to 12/31/2025 
Ice Creams
The Number Crew have to work out the prices of ice creams. Fiz is selling Big Digit ice creams for ten pence and the adding up is easy. Unfortunately Bradley arrives to tell her that the Big Digits are in fact nine pence, and that makes the sums much harder. They work out how to correct the mistake by counting back one. Math: Add nine by adding ten and adjusting by 1.
Next Airing: Tue, May 26th, 2020 at 11:30 AM on UENTV Length: 00:09:09 Usage rights: 9/1/2003 to 12/31/2025 
Double Trouble
Some of the passengers are in luck and the others have nothing at all. Bradley writes out a neat list of treats for the passengers in two columns. The two smallest passengers come at the top and get one treat each and the two largest passengers come at the bottom of the columns and get ten treats each. Bradley and Flo start handing them out. But Fiz starts giving out treats too and when she's finished there are no treats left . Math: Know by heart doubles from 1+1 to 5+5; begin to know doubles from 6+6 to 10+10 and the corresponding halves
Next Airing: Wed, May 27th, 2020 at 11:30 AM on UENTV Length: 00:09:05 Usage rights: 9/1/2003 to 12/31/2025 
Number Crew On Wheels
The Number Crew have to work out how many roller boots they need for the passengers. Bradley has a go wearing roller boots. Ted says he can make boots for the passengers but he needs to know how many. The crew count the passengers that want a go but realize they need to know the number of feet each passenger has. Math: Understand the operation of multiplication and the associated vocabulary.
Next Airing: Thu, May 28th, 2020 at 11:31 AM on UENTV Length: 00:09:14 Usage rights: 9/1/2003 to 12/31/2025 
The RollerHockey Match
The passengers form teams to play roller hockey. Fiz and Bradley are playing roller hockey with Flo as referee. The passengers would like to join in so Ted makes eight hockey sticks. The first game is rather unfair as the Tiger and Monkey are on one team and everyone else is on the other. The passengers pick teams properly and start playing again but Bradley says they must do some practice in pairs. Math: Understand the operation of division and the associated vocabulary.
Next Airing: Fri, May 29th, 2020 at 11:30 AM on UENTV Length: 00:09:03 Usage rights: 9/1/2003 to 12/31/2025 
The Roller Coaster 1
The Number Crew build a roller coaster and have to measure the passengers to make the cars the right size. Nobody wants Bradley's evenly shaped bananas apart from the Monkey, but when Bradley says as a joke he thinks they'd all like a roller coaster they think it's a great idea. Flo makes a car, which is very beautiful, but much too small. Bradley's car is far too large. They realize they have to measure the passengers properly.. Bradley gets the idea of measuring them in bananas. Math: Understand and use the vocabulary relating to measuring and solving length problems.
Next Airing: Mon, Jun 1st, 2020 at 11:30 AM on UENTV Length: 00:09:03 Usage rights: 9/1/2003 to 12/31/2025 
The Roller Coaster 2
the Number Crew use the Elephant to check the weight of each animal. Ted says the engine of Fiz's wheelchair is getting too hot, as she's been pulling too many passengers on the roller coaster. Ted says she can tow no more mass than the Elephant. He suggests checking the weight of each animal with a seesaw. Math: Understand and use the vocabulary related to measuring and solving mass problems.
Next Airing: Tue, Jun 2nd, 2020 at 11:30 AM on UENTV Length: 00:09:01 Usage rights: 9/1/2003 to 12/31/2025 
Drinks in the Sun
The Number Crew work out that different containers can contain the same amount of drink. Ted and Mirabelle hope the kids are looking after the passengers in the heat, but the passengers don't want to drink water as they should. The kids decide to make the cups more interesting. Bradley makes a tall, thin one, Fiz makes a large, low one, and Flo makes a middlesized one, with flowers on it. The passengers like them and wonder which one holds the most. Math: Understand and use the vocabulary related to measuring and solving capacity problems.
Next Airing: Wed, Jun 3rd, 2020 at 11:30 AM on UENTV Length: 00:08:57 Usage rights: 9/1/2003 to 12/31/2025 
The Funfair
The Number Crew teach the passengers about money. The animals are getting bored so Flo suggests having a funfair. Mirabelle says it would be more like a real funfair if the passengers could have some money. Ted agrees to make some money and the children teach the animals the value of the different coins. Math: Recognize different coins and their equivalent money values and solve simple money problems.
Next Airing: Thu, Jun 4th, 2020 at 11:30 AM on UENTV Length: 00:09:10 Usage rights: 9/1/2003 to 12/31/2025 
More Fun at the Fair
The children each have to work out how to spend 20p at the funfair. The children want to have a go on the funfair games. Mirabelle says they can as long as they only spend 20p and keep track of everything they spend. Bradley decides to make a list of everything he spends. Fiz will take away in her head every time she spends something. Math: Choose the appropriate number operation to solve a problem.
Next Airing: Fri, Jun 5th, 2020 at 11:30 AM on UENTV Length: 00:08:53 Usage rights: 9/1/2003 to 12/31/2025 
The Treasure Hunt
The Number Crew set up a Treasure Hunt. The Number Crew's passengers have divided into two teams to play Number Puzzle. First they play adding up to four with giant dice, then they play 'Difference of two'. Next they all join in the treasure hunt and after solving various clues they find Baby Bunting in one of the cabins with a chest full of good things to eat. Math: Solve numerical problems by recognizing simple patterns or relationships, generalizing and making predictions.
Next Airing: Mon, Jun 8th, 2020 at 11:30 AM on UENTV Length: 00:09:07 Usage rights: 9/1/2003 to 12/31/2025 
It's Yo Yo Time
A yo yo craze takes over the passengers on board and has to be controlled by the Number Crew. Bradley has discovered a box of yo yos in the stores. Soon all the passengers have gone yo yo mad and are playing with them all the time. The Number Crew is worried that they'll exhaust themselves so they take turns to watch over the passengers, morning, afternoon evening and night. The kids split up the day watches and Ted watches all night. Math: Understand and use the vocabulary related to time and use units of time
Next Airing: Tue, Jun 9th, 2020 at 11:30 AM on UENTV Length: 00:08:56 Usage rights: 9/1/2003 to 12/31/2025 
Do It for Charity
The passengers try different, timed activities for charity, The passengers decide they should do something for passengers less fortunate than themselves, so they decide to do activities for charity like walking, keeping quiet and reading. The Number Crew realize they need some clocks to time how long the passengers do their activities for. Math: Read the time from clocks and solve problems using time.
Next Airing: Wed, Jun 10th, 2020 at 11:30 AM on UENTV Length: 00:08:51 Usage rights: 9/1/2003 to 12/31/2025 
Sports Day
The Number Crew have a sports day, but face a lot of sorting out of passengers. It's Sports Day on board the SS Mathematical. Flo and Bradley decide that a sack race would be a good idea and Fiz decides that an egg and spoon race would be great. Unfortunately, when she tries, the egg ends up all over Bradley. Bradley has a tough time trying to find the right sacks for the right passengers and works out that fourlegged passengers need large sacks and twolegged passengers need smaller ones. Math: Collect and record numerical data.
Next Airing: Thu, Jun 11th, 2020 at 11:30 AM on UENTV Length: 00:09:02 Usage rights: 9/1/2003 to 12/31/2025 
The Number Crew Awards
The passengers vote for their favorite home video clips and the votes are recorded to find a winner. The Crew decide to show some of the videotapes that Ted has made during the trip. The deck is decorated, Bradley shows clips of seasickness, orange juice, and roller skating and the passengers vote for their favorite. Math: Collect, record, discuss and make predictions from numerical data.
Next Airing: Fri, Jun 12th, 2020 at 11:30 AM on UENTV Length: 00:09:08 Usage rights: 9/1/2003 to 12/31/2025 
Shape Sorting
In which In which the Number Crew rescue Passengers from the strange world of 3d shapes. The SS Mathematical passes a little too close to the Bermuda Triangle, and the Crew discover a strange shimmering triangle on deck, which proves to be a portal to the strange world of shapes where they become 3D shapes in a magic landscape. The newly shaped Number Crew must learn how to describe their shapes to get home. Math: Describe and sort common 3D shapes according to their properties.
Next Airing: Mon, Jun 15th, 2020 at 11:30 AM on UENTV Length: 00:09:11 Usage rights: Expires 12/31/2025 
Shape Escape
In which the Number Crew sort out 2d shapes and find their way back to the ship. The animals may have got back to the ship but the Crew are still in the strange world of shapes. To get back to the ship they must find the magic triangle by learning about 2D shapes and their properties. Math: Describe and sort common 2D shapes according to their properties.
Next Airing: Tue, Jun 16th, 2020 at 11:30 AM on UENTV Length: 00:09:01 Usage rights: Expires 12/31/2025 
Super Models
In which the Number Crew make models Back from their adventures in the strange land of shapes Bradley wants to make models of the shapes the crew became there. He needs some help though to work out how to build them though. Math: Make models of shapes and patterns and describe their features.
Next Airing: Wed, Jun 17th, 2020 at 11:30 AM on UENTV Length: 00:08:45 Usage rights: Expires 12/31/2025 
Fit Club
In which the Number Crew improve the passengers’ fitness. The passengers are getting out of shape so Bradley organizes a Fit Club to get them all exercising. The passengers don't understand the words for positions and directions though, so things aren't going well. Math : Describe positions and directions.
Next Airing: Thu, Jun 18th, 2020 at 11:30 AM on UENTV Length: 00:09:04 Usage rights: Expires 12/31/2025 
Turning Moments
The Number Crew help the passengers at the Fit Club to move forwards and to turn. Bradley's fit club has been going very well, the animals are moving straight ahead or in circles in all sorts of ways, but what should Mrs Penguin do when she's got no more straight ahead on the ship? She'll bash in her beak unless the crew think of something . Math: Describe movements (in a straight line and turning).
Next Airing: Fri, Jun 19th, 2020 at 11:30 AM on UENTV Length: 00:08:51 Usage rights: Expires 12/31/2025 
Paw Prints on the Tiles
Bradley wants to use tiles and Fiz wants to use paint to redecorate the ballroom. When they leave the room to get some advice from Mirabelle, the passengers, lead by Baby Bunting, start trying some decorating for themselves. When all the paw prints they've made have been cleaned up the Number Crew find a way to decorate using paw prints, tiles and paint using a hundred tiles. Math: Say the number names in order to at least 100.
Next Airing: Mon, Jun 22nd, 2020 at 11:30 AM on UENTV Length: 00:09:09 Usage rights: Expires 12/31/2025 
Tiling with Style
Flo finishes the design and the passengers set to work after a tea break. With all the tiles and squares though it's difficult to see which goes where. They decide to number the tiles and the squares to make it easier to match them up, but the passengers have trouble writing their numbers. Math: Read and write numbers to at least 100
Next Airing: Tue, Jun 23rd, 2020 at 11:30 AM on UENTV Length: 00:09:03 Usage rights: Expires 12/31/2025 
The Number Bugs Arrive
Strange happenings on the good ship Mathematical as large objects start moving by themselves. At the emergency meeting Baby Bunting reveals that the culprits are the multicolored Number Bugs. Counting them proves very tricky, as they keep moving about, till the crew groups them in tens in the cabins. Math: Count reliably at least a hundred objects by grouping them.
Next Airing: Wed, Jun 24th, 2020 at 11:30 AM on UENTV Length: 00:08:55 Usage rights: Expires 12/31/2025 
The Place for Treats
Fiz tells Bradley there are more treats to hand out  this worries him remembering what happened last time (Series 1 Program 6), but he resolves not to be fooled again. The passengers are given a pair of digits to give a twodigit number of treats for them to share. Math: Know what each digit in a twodigit number represents, including zero as a place holder.
Next Airing: Thu, Jun 25th, 2020 at 11:30 AM on UENTV Length: 00:09:10 Usage rights: Expires 12/31/2025 
Ordering Drinks
Fiz and Bradley are delivering drinks and Flo has put numbers on the drinks to make sure the right passengers get the right ones. They deliver the drinks to eighteen, ten, sixteen, and then fourteen. When they think about it they realize that they could have delivered them much more quickly if they had put the drinks in order before they started. Math: Order a set of one or two digit numbers and position them on a number line.
Next Airing: Fri, Jun 26th, 2020 at 11:30 AM on UENTV Length: 00:08:55 Usage rights: Expires 12/31/2025 
Sharing The Bugs
In which the Number Bugs are shared. Flo finds that some of the passengers are upset because they don't have any Number Bugs. The Zebra has two, the Snake has four and the Buffalo has six, but the Kangaroo, Tiger and Monkey have none. Flo searches for the Number Bugs and lets Fiz and Bradley know where they are. Bradley guesses that Flo has found eight in cabin eight. Math: Recognize odd and even numbers to at least 30.
Next Airing: Mon, Jun 29th, 2020 at 11:30 AM on UENTV Length: 00:09:10 Usage rights: Expires 12/31/2025 
Bug Magnets
In which the passengers sing to the Number Bugs to come hither. Mirabelle likes Ted's singing on the bridge. The others notice the Number Bugs like it too and are crowding round. Flo thinks attracting the bugs would make a great game. When the passengers stop singing, however, and Bradley tries to count them to see who has attracted the most, they wander off. Math: Understand and begin to use the vocabulary of estimation and approximation.
Next Airing: Tue, Jun 30th, 2020 at 11:30 AM on UENTV Length: 00:08:55 Usage rights: Expires 12/31/2025 
Rounding Up The Bugs
In which Bradley puts his singing where his mouth is. After Mr. Crocodile's awful singing gets the Number Bugs to ten Bradley reckons he could get them to twenty on their number line. Fiz reckons he'd be lucky to get them to ten though, so they make a bet. After a remarkable performance none of the bugs get to twenty, but they all get past ten. So who wins the bet? Math: Round numbers less than a hundred to the nearest ten.
Next Airing: Wed, Jul 1st, 2020 at 11:30 AM on UENTV Length: 00:09:09 Usage rights: Expires 12/31/2025 
Action with Fractions
In which the Number Crew divide mince pies and other comestibles into edible fractions. Ted is cooking mince pies and Fiz and Flo want to share one but Ted cuts a pie into uneven bits. To be fair they know they need it cut in half. Ted eats the unequal bits. Then Bradley and Baby Bunting want a pie to share so Ted slices another into two equal parts. All four want to try a bit of Yule Log so Ted cuts it not into halves but four quarters. Math: Begin to recognize, name and find one half and one quarter of shapes and small numbers of objects.
Next Airing: Thu, Jul 2nd, 2020 at 11:30 AM on UENTV Length: 00:08:58 Usage rights: Expires 12/31/2025 
The Christmas Party
In which the Number Crew celebrate Christmas. The Number Crew are getting prepared for Christmas, decorating the tree, delivering cards and putting the presents under the tree. Ted is getting dressed as Father Christmas and the Moose is getting ready to be his reindeer. Math: Begin to recognize that two halves or four quarters make one whole, and that two quarters and one half are equivalent.
Next Airing: Fri, Jul 3rd, 2020 at 11:30 AM on UENTV Length: 00:09:10 Usage rights: Expires 12/31/2025 
The Iceberg
In which the SS Mathematical steams astern into the iceberg The Polar Bear and Penguin are still steering the ship. Ted is worried, but Mirabelle is sure they are concentrating. Unfortunately they aren't, the Penguin is too busy thinking about skiing and backs the boat into an iceberg. Bradley panics a bit at first but Ted says there's no damage and the Number Crew do a count to check that all the passengers and humans are on board. Math: Recognize that addition can be done in any order.
Next Airing: Mon, Jul 6th, 2020 at 11:30 AM on UENTV Length: 00:08:53 Usage rights: Expires 12/31/2025 
Putting On and Taking Off
In which the passengers dress up to play outside in the cold, and undress when they return The passengers are having fun in the snow, but when the Monkey gets covered with snow they realize that some of the passengers are getting very cold. The passengers choose the clothes they need to keep warm and Bradley keeps a note of how many items each animal takes and writes it on a card. Math: Begin to understand the principle that subtraction reverses addition
Next Airing: Tue, Jul 7th, 2020 at 11:30 AM on UENTV Length: 00:09:05 Usage rights: Expires 12/31/2025 
The Mathematical Seven
The passengers are inside watching a Western on the video. When the sheriff, with a star, says he's going to clean up town, Flo turns off the TV in case the passengers are upset by any fighting. They want to know what's going to happen, she says he's going to clean up with a brush and mop.. Fiz, Flo and Bradley despair but the Mathematical Seven  the passengers from the first seven cabins  are striding out, complete with their shiny room numbers for stars, to clean up the Ballroom. Math: Know by heart addition and subtraction facts for seven.
Next Airing: Wed, Jul 8th, 2020 at 11:30 AM on UENTV Length: 00:08:54 Usage rights: Expires 12/31/2025 
Ice Dancing
In which the passengers practice winter sports. The passengers are having a great time on the iceberg, but after Bradley dreams of a disastrous tobogganing run they decide to do a more controlled winter sport like ice dancing. As usual what the passengers really need to get them going is a competition. The Elephant and Giraffe score one, six and nine, but Bradley can't find a quick and easy way to add up the scores. Math: Add three numbers by looking for pairs that make ten and doing these first.
Next Airing: Thu, Jul 9th, 2020 at 11:30 AM on UENTV Length: 00:09:05 Usage rights: Expires 12/31/2025 
Spring Cleaning
The Number Crew try tidying therapy to get over the loss of the iceberg. Everyone is very sad as the iceberg has disappeared with the warm weather. They decide to take their minds off it with some spring cleaning. While the passengers help with the cleaning the children count up their supplies. Math: Use patterns of similar characteristics.
Next Airing: Fri, Jul 10th, 2020 at 11:30 AM on UENTV Length: 00:09:05 Usage rights: Expires 12/31/2025 
Hip Hip Array!
In which the Number Crew keep track of roller boots by putting them in an array. Ted reckons the roller boots are getting out of control, even the Number Bugs are using them as gokarts, but when they are piled up in a heap, it's very hard to see if they are all there. Math: Understand the operation of multiplication as describing an array, and begin to recognize from arranging arrays that multiplication can be done in any order.
Next Airing: Mon, Jul 13th, 2020 at 11:30 AM on UENTV Length: 00:09:08 Usage rights: Expires 12/31/2025 
The Roller Disco
In which the Number Crew give out the boots for the roller disco. The Crew have some music and the boots, so Baby Bunting summons a flood of customers for the roller disco. But do they have enough boots for everyone who wants a go? They have to sort the passengers out first because some need two boots, while others, like the Tiger need four. Math: Understand the operation of division as grouping or repeated subtraction.
Next Airing: Tue, Jul 14th, 2020 at 11:30 AM on UENTV Length: 00:09:09 Usage rights: Expires 12/31/2025 
The Trouble with Doubles
In which the Number Crew discover that two is not always twice as nice as one. Bradley reads a nighttime story about Noah's Ark then falls asleep to dream that something very strange has happened on the ship. Everybody has a double, but the doubles aren't nice, in fact they are horrid, the total opposite to the normal passengers and crew. Math: Understand and use the principle that doubling reverses halving (doubling is the inverse of halving).
Next Airing: Wed, Jul 15th, 2020 at 11:30 AM on UENTV Length: 00:09:07 Usage rights: Expires 12/31/2025 
The Holiday Club
In which the Number Crew run the Holiday Club. Sorting out in the stores Ted comes across his old saxophone and the children get the idea of holding a Holiday Club, but they have to plan carefully. Ted is on hand with his tool box and the Hippo and Moose are the practice customers. Tickets are five pence and the customers will be coming in two at a time. Math: Know by heart the multiplication facts for the two times table and derive quickly the corresponding division facts
Next Airing: Thu, Jul 16th, 2020 at 11:30 AM on UENTV Length: 00:09:08 Usage rights: Expires 12/31/2025
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