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March of the Mac ‘n Cheese

April 26, 2019 4:00 pm


What do mac ‘n cheese, poetry, and math have in common? Read on to find out – and use your noodle!

Cherry Pie from Space

April 25, 2019 4:00 pm


We know crazy things happen to people in space: they float around inside the spaceship, eat food by squirting it, and pee through a tube. Well, turns out plants can have a crazy time up there, too. Click “Read More” to find out just how crazy and do the math!

Quack If You Like Ducks

April 24, 2019 4:00 pm


Most of us, grown-ups included, can’t help but like bath toys. Having a rubber duck, boat, or other squirt toy bobbing up and down in the water has to make bathtime more fun. Click “Read More” to learn about the world record for biggest collection of rubber duck bath toys – and see how they add up!

How Many Licks in a Lollipop?

April 23, 2019 4:00 pm


How many licks does it take to get to the middle of a lollipop? Well, now the age-old question has been answered with some math and science! Read on to find out – and maybe try it out for yourself!

Earth Takes a Selfie

April 22, 2019 4:00 pm


We’ve all seen photos of Earth: the blue parts are water, the green and brown parts are land, and clouds show up as white swirls. But have you ever seen a picture like this made up of pictures people took of themselves? Read on to see how the Earth selfie was made, and picture the math in this cool art!

Flowers That Count

April 21, 2019 4:00 pm


It’s Spring, which means more flowers – and more math! Read on to see how some flowers really know how to count.

Egg Hunt

April 21, 2019 3:59 pm


We’ve included an extra math problem about Easter, for those who celebrate or would like to learn more about the day. Read on to find out about the history of the Easter egg, and do the math on how quickly the candy can really add up!

Rainbow Sheep

April 20, 2019 4:00 pm


When we think of sheep, we think of fluffy white sheep, or maybe black ones from the song “Baa Baa Black Sheep”…or maybe just slightly brown, slightly dirty, slightly smelly sheep. We definitely don’t think of pink sheep or green sheep, like the ones here. “Read more” to find out how they got like this and do the wooly math!

Spoons with Style

April 19, 2019 4:00 pm


A plastic spoon can be used for more than just 1 thing. Read on to do the math and get the scoop on the many uses of plastic spoons!

The Story of Passover, Rube Goldberg-Style

April 19, 2019 3:59 pm


How do you tell the story of Passover with a Rube Goldberg machine? Read on to find out, and do the math in this crazy telling of Passover!