The Prime Radicals

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  • 2017
  • 2 Seasons

This multi award-winning series takes the mystery out of math and puts the fun back into learning. Designed to engage and entertain, the educational component is subtle and fun, just what kids need to dive deeply into math, and see how it applies to nearly everything they do. Each episode takes viewers to Uncle Norm's workshop, where the Radicals help him solve problems with mathematical solutions

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Go Fly a Kite!
26. Go Fly a Kite!
October 1, 2013
Alanna and Kevin hear woeful sounds emanating from the Workshop where they find Uncle Norm all twisted up in string with what sort of looks like a kite dangling from the end of it. Uncle Norm explains that he saw people in the park having a lot of fun whi
Working on my Tangram
25. Working on my Tangram
October 1, 2013
Kevin and Alanna find a somewhat frustrated Uncle Norm struggling with a jigsaw puzzle. As it happens Kevin has a project for class and he's chosen to focus on a very different kind of puzzle, a Chinese puzzle called a tangram. It's not the same as a trad
What Are The Chances?
24. What Are The Chances?
October 1, 2013
The Kids have dealt with all sorts of weird and wonderful days as Rads, from Monday to Sunday, but every week their least favourite day is Chore Day! And it seems to Kevin that almost every time he spins the CHORE SPINNER he lands on "Dust the shelves."
There's Magic In Those Squares
23. There's Magic In Those Squares
October 1, 2013
The Rads arrive at the workshop to find Uncle Norm, surrounded by dominoes, dice, board games, chess pieces, random jigsaw puzzle pieces, and a "twister game" spinner.
Cracking the Code!
22. Cracking the Code!
October 1, 2013
Uncle Norm's boss gave him an important top secret mission: and it involves sending the Normbot on a secret mission all around the world - but it's all very hush hush. Now it's up to Uncle Norm to find a way to conceal the top secret message that is trave
I'm Diggin' Those Calculations
21. I'm Diggin' Those Calculations
October 1, 2013
Something just isn't adding up. Uncle Norm has been entering tons of different store contests but always seems to get the answers to the skill testing math questions wrong and it's testing his patience. And he's using a calculator! What gives?
An Equal Share is Always Fair!
20. An Equal Share is Always Fair!
October 1, 2013
Uncle Norm and Walter the rubber duck have been volunteered to help organize a bake sale to help the rubber duck-racing club buy a new training pool. The kids find Norm and Walter in the workshop, where Norm is wearing his special vest emblazoned with duc
Scale Me Up!
19. Scale Me Up!
October 1, 2013
The Rads arrive at the workshop to find Uncle Norm (sporting a black beret, and artist's smock) with small sketches of the Inventonator. He is attempting to recreate the sketches in a larger format for the workshop wall-of course his attempts are sad-loo
Slides, Flips, Turns and Quilts
18. Slides, Flips, Turns and Quilts
October 1, 2013
The kids have noticed that Uncle Norm's old quilt is quite threadbare and they decide to make a new one using a super cool design. With help from the Inventonator, they see that interesting designs can start with just one triangle! The Rads pay a visit to
Diamond in the Rough
17. Diamond in the Rough
October 1, 2013
Alanna and Kevin put on their math hats when they enter the Stuff n' Such Shop and find Uncle Norm attempting to teach the Inventonator about measuring. "The better it measures, the better the Inventonator will be at inventing ingenious, possible impossib
Taking Your Temperature
16. Taking Your Temperature
October 1, 2013
On a swelteringly hot day Kevin and Alanna find Uncle Norm covered in perspiration...and, is that yogurt all over his face? He picked up frozen yogurt cones for himself and the kids, but they immediately started melting, so he had to, well, ya know, eat t
Once Upon Five Minutes of Time
15. Once Upon Five Minutes of Time
October 1, 2013
Alanna and Kevin enter the noisy workshop and find an excited, hammer-waving Uncle Norm. He's tinkering with what could be a lopsided clock covered with weird wires and gizmos. Secretive at first, he finally admits that his "hush hush" invention is a time
Mathemagic
14. Mathemagic
October 1, 2013
Uncle Norm - otherwise known as the "Norm the Normificent" - is trying to make a magic show appear! He's got the cape, the magic wand, and lots of hocus pocus, but seems baffled by how to do his own tricks. The show's chance of success improves when the R
Time And Again
13. Time And Again
October 1, 2013
Alanna is overjoyed with the fact that she has won a prize in a school contest. It's a perpetual magnetic calendar. Alannavisits a film director as they use calendars all the time to organize the shooting schedules for movies and TV shows.
Get In On The Fraction Action
12. Get In On The Fraction Action
October 1, 2013
Kevin and Alanna enter the clubhouse and find Norm on the telephone ordering his all time fave, a large cheese quesadilla! But could they slice it into four pieces instead of eight as he can't eat that many slices. Alanna is keen on helping Uncle Norm gra
The Bunnies' OK Corral
11. The Bunnies' OK Corral
October 1, 2013
Uncle Norm's neighbor Mrs Pearplum's prized bunnies have escaped! The Rads need to find a way to help her build a better bunny corral... but what shape should it be so they have the most space using just the amount of fencing she already has? The Rads visit
Tangled Up In String
10. Tangled Up In String
October 1, 2013
Oops - he's on his way out the door and Uncle Norm finds a tear in his coat! Using tape (riiip!) to repair the tear won't work, so he burrows into a "Stuff 'n Such" junk pile, where he finds a sewing kit, but no thread! Rush, rush, he digs deeper and sees
Playing the Angles!
9. Playing the Angles!
October 1, 2013
Alanna and Kevin arrive at the workshop and are puzzled to hear eerie music andthe entire workshop decorated like a horror movie set. Uncle Norm is having acostume party for his 'hush hush' workmates. Kevin notices how the light hits the top of a lion sta
Think of All The Probabilities!
8. Think of All The Probabilities!
October 1, 2013
Alanna and Kevin are looking out the workshop window watching the rain teem down. They turn to see a totally soaked and dripping Uncle Norm standing there. He takes off his sunglasses and wipes rain off his eyeballs - he is totally perplexed. After all, i
Uncle Norm's Roots
7. Uncle Norm's Roots
October 1, 2013
Uncle Norm finds Alanna and Kevin in the Workshop, squinting through a magnifying glass at small maple trees. He wants to know when they can get sap: bean seeds can grow as high as the tool shed in one summer, so why not a baby tree?
The Kilo Conundrum
6. The Kilo Conundrum
October 1, 2013
The Rads find Uncle Norm trying to figure out the weight and cost of healthy snacks by trying to weigh one grape. Kevin points out that one grape is really small, and doesn't weigh much at all, so it's really hard to check its weight on a bathroom scale.
And Five Makes Ten!
5. And Five Makes Ten!
October 1, 2013
At the last minute, Alannna's swim team needs someone to manage the cash box at a craft sale. It is up to Uncle Norm to save the day, in spite of his fear of change ... making change, that is. They learn more about "counting up" so they can provide customer
Take Me to Your Litre
4. Take Me to Your Litre
October 1, 2013
Uncle Norm is heading off with his hush hush pals on a camping weekend. He knows that a grown-up needs to drink about one and one-half litres of water every day, and he's not totally sure how much a litre is. The the Rads visit a dairy farm tohelp him fig
Coloring Inside the Lines
3. Coloring Inside the Lines
October 1, 2013
At the workshop, Uncle Norm is a frustrated artist who is trying to teach the Inventonator simple animation, in the hopes of bringing to life their math-tastic adventures in a cartoon called "Rad Stuff". The kids visit an animator to learn abouta grid tec
In the Mode
2. In the Mode
October 1, 2013
When Uncle Norm tells Alanna and Kevin that the local ice cream shop is sold out of their favorite Choco Crunch ice cream, they set off to figure out why Bernie's parlour can't keep it in stock. They learn all about the MODE (the most frequent value) from
Getting Around
1. Getting Around
October 1, 2013
Uncle Norm needs to find the perfect sized foil ball to fit into the hole atop his all-purpose invention machine, the Inventonator --one that will spark its thoughts! The Rads visit a bubble expert who knows everything there is to know about measuring the
Description

This multi award-winning series takes the mystery out of math and puts the fun back into learning. Designed to engage and entertain, the educational component is subtle and fun, just what kids need to dive deeply into math, and see how it applies to nearly everything they do. Each episode takes viewers to Uncle Norm's workshop, where the Radicals help him solve problems with mathematical solutions

The Prime Radicals is a series that is currently running and has 2 seasons (76 episodes). The series first aired on May 1, 2017.

Where to Watch The Prime Radicals

The Prime Radicals is available for streaming on the Film IdeasInc. website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch The Prime Radicals on demand at and Tubi TV.

  • Premiere Date
    May 1, 2017