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Math Fun with Fall Leaves

October 2, 2013 7:59 am

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The air is getting crisp in many areas and the leaves are quickly changing colors. Families spend a lot of time outside looking at and collecting the beautiful leaves. Why not utilize Mother Nature’s bounty for some math extensions with a creative twist?

Who’s the Winner, Snow or Trees?

January 12, 2020 4:00 pm

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Bedtime Math fan Evan K. asked us, which one does Earth have more of, snow or trees? What’s your guess? Read on to find out what the math says – you might be surprised by the answer!

A Berry Big Mess

November 10, 2019 4:00 pm

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Have you ever wondered how cranberries get from the farm and into your cup of juice? Unlike other fruits, like apples, that you pick straight from the tree, farmers have a unique – and wet! – way of picking cranberries. Read on to get the scoop on cropping cranberries, and do the “berry” wild math.

A Guy Named Seven

October 22, 2019 4:00 pm

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Have you ever met someone named Seven? Or are you named Seven? If so, you’re not alone! There are over 1,500 people with that numerical name. And it’s the most popular number between 1 and 20 to have as a name. Read on to do the math behind this lucky number name.

The Straw That Broke the Gator’s Back

October 12, 2019 4:00 pm

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Hey, is that a real live monster-sized alligator? Read on to find out – and see how math, art, and nature come together!

A Football Field of Pizza

September 5, 2019 4:00 pm

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Not that we need another reason to gobble down pizza, but today’s the perfect day to do that because it’s Cheese Pizza Day. Each day, Americans eat not 1, not 2, but 75 football fields worth of pizza! Read on to see how those stuffed crusts and deep dishes begin to add up.

A Tummy Scratch for Elephants

August 28, 2019 4:00 pm

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World Elephant Day is the perfect day to explore the mighty math in elephants. Read on to see how the numbers add up with these friendly giants.

Round the Clock Waffles

August 20, 2019 4:00 pm

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One of the best parts of a road trip is trying the food in each crazy new place, and Georgia has all kinds of goodies. As the Peach...

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Michigan Can Keep Cool

August 16, 2019 4:00 pm

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Michigan is that mitten-shaped state that wraps around 4 of the Great Lakes. Its name comes from the Native American Ojibwe word “mishigamaa” meaning “large lake.” There’s no...

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The Real Big Apple

July 25, 2019 3:50 pm

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It’s the only state named after a president…but George Washington was known for a cherry tree, and Washington state is all about apples. What’s that all about? The...

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