American schoolkids are
to be given lessons themed around CBS' sophomore crime drama Numb3rs.
The show follows FBI agent
Don Eppes (Rob Morrow), who recruits his mathematical genius brother
Charlie (David Krumholtz) to help the Bureau solve a wide range of
Texas Instruments, a manufacturer
of calculators and other mathematical equipment, has created
a series of activities linked to episodes of the series,
beginning with the season premiere this Friday.
"This program was specifically
designed to help students and their parents realise how relevant
math is to everyday activity and understand the importance the subject
plays in their future success," said a spokesperson. "By
tying the math used within each episode of Numb3rs to classroom
activities for teachers, teachers can increase student interest
with these real-world examples."