FUTURES was designed to motivate interest in mathematics by showing students that math is the language of the future–and a passport to creative and rewarding jobs in fields ranging from fashion and skateboard design to architecture and space exploration.
Fitness and Physical Performance – For every world-class athlete or dancer, there is a team of doctors, trainers, physical therapists and nutritionists who make sure he or she is in top shape. Go behind the scenes at the L.A. Lakers, where Gary Vitti, Lakers’ trainer, and the staff of technicians, nutritionists and physical therapists discuss their work. Viewers also meet dietitian Evelyn Tribole, who works with actors at Columbia Pictures, and physical therapists at the Alvin Ailey Dance Theatre. Also featured are prostheticians who describe how artificial limbs allow amputees to play baseball, climb mountains, swim, and even run marathons. Classroom guest: basketball player Michael Cooper.
Watch a preview of FUTURES with Jaime Escalante
- Closed Caption (English only)
- Audio Description (English only)
- Teacher Guide (English only)