Have you ever had a piggyback on someone’s shoulders? Now imagine being 5 or 6 people high and doing that! That’s similar to what people in Spain do every year when they build castells, or human towers. Read on to see how the numbers in people-stacking really, well, stack up.
Fishermen get super excited when they catch a big fish. But they usually aren’t expecting one that’s longer than the boat!
Next time you drive under a bridge or overpass, look for a sign on the side with numbers on it. It will tell you the bridge’s height above the road in inches and feet. Why? So we don’t have what happened in this picture!
How small is the smallest book you’ve ever read? We bet it’s not as small as this one, which is 1/8 of an inch big! And this book isn’t the only tiny book in this library’s collection. Read on to do the big math behind small books.
Koalas are those cute furry animals that like to climb trees and eat leaves. But did you know koala “bears” aren’t actually bears? Read on to find out more fun facts about these furballs, and do the koala math!
Popcorn is a yummy snack alone. But add buttery caramel and you have something even more delicious: kettle corn. There’s lots of math involved in making this sweet treat. So read on to find out how to do it, and snack on the math!
Bedtime Math fan Sydney B. asked us, how long was the world’s longest staring contest? Read on to find out – but don’t blink…you might miss the math in this eye-opening world record!
These puppies are Golden Retrievers. Not only are they adorable, but they’re full of numbers and math! Read on to fetch some fun number facts about these playful pups.
You can make music using almost anything, like this guy who uses buckets to make really cool beats! And you’d be surprised how much math there is in music, especially drumming. Read on to find out how this guy is doing the mental music math, and get in on the action yourself.
What can be more fun than strapping boards to your feet and sliding fast down a mountain of snow? Being pulled by a horse while doing this and whizzing down the hill even faster! Read on to horse around with the numbers in this crazy sport called skijoring.