‘Daily Math’

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Swim with the Whales

July 22, 2019 4:00 pm

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Connecticut is one more state proving that great things come in small packages. While it’s the 3rd smallest state, it is home to 3.5 million people – plus all...

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Stone-Faced

July 21, 2019 4:00 pm

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Not a whole lot of people live in South Dakota, but there are 4 people there who really rock. Carved into the rocky side of Mount Rushmore are...

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A Tree That’s Tough to Hug

July 20, 2019 4:00 pm

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California is huge in a lot of ways. It’s the third-largest state after Alaska and Texas, and nearly 40 million people live there, the most people of any...

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Truth or Dairy

July 19, 2019 4:00 pm

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Our next state’s borders include Great Lakes and the Mississippi River, but it’s famous for another liquid: milk! Wisconsin is known as “America’s Dairyland,” and with more than...

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A Boatload of Mail

July 18, 2019 4:00 pm

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Alabama is famous for its football, but today we’re going to celebrate a lesser-known team sport: mail delivery. One town called Magnolia Springs has a crazy way to...

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The Maine Thing

July 17, 2019 4:00 pm

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Maine is the only state whose name has just one syllable. Maine is also the only state that touches just one other state (New Hampshire). But our favorite...

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Get Your Bunza to a Runza

July 16, 2019 4:00 pm

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We all need snacks on a road trip, but some snacks (like apples) are easier to drag along than others (like piping hot soup). But what about a...

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A Giant Leap for Frogs

July 15, 2019 4:00 pm

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Time to put on your boots, because the next state on our road trip kind of looks like one. And they’ve got hops: Rayne, Louisiana is the “Frog...

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The State at the Center of It All

July 14, 2019 4:00 pm

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The next state on our trip is the Sunflower State, better known as Kansas. There’s some cool math happening here: the geographic center of the lower 48 states...

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Who’s Sure Who’s a Hoosier?

July 12, 2019 4:00 pm

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First, a fun little riddle: if Diana is in the kitchen and the kitchen is in the house, what’s in Diana? A state! Yes, today we’re trekking to...

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