‘Animals’

Waterslide for Ducks

June 23, 2019 4:00 pm

Everyone loves a great waterslide: swooshing down a slippery slope and making a giant splash at the bottom. But who says we humans should have all the fun? Read on to do the splashy math on ducklings who enjoy a good waterslide as much as us humans!

Take Your Dog to Work Day

June 20, 2019 4:00 pm

Every day, grown-ups go their jobs and work hard. Today they can bring along a furry friend to help out, though. Read on to lick up the math behind Take Your Dog to Work Day!

One Weird Whale

June 15, 2019 4:00 pm

When we think of whales, we think of big, wide, round animals moving slowly through the water. But the fin whale is different. Even though it’s the second biggest animal on Earth, it can swim quickly and jump gracefully out of the water. Read on to swim through the math in this amazing animal!

Jenga Cat

June 12, 2019 4:00 pm

Let’s face it: our pets want to be like us. They want to eat our food, sleep on our beds, and play our games — like Jenga, where you stack lots of thin wooden blocks, then pull them out one at a time without making the stack fall down. Read on to see how one cat’s Jenga-playing skills stack up – along with the numbers!

A Teeny Friend for Bambi

June 10, 2019 4:00 pm

When something is teeny, it’s especially cute…including deer! Read on to meet the pudu, a tiny relative of the deer that only reaches 12 inches high – and do the miniature math.

Ride That Lobster!

June 8, 2019 4:00 pm

Merry-go-rounds just got wild! Our fan Laurel P. let us know about one that artist Jeff Briggs has created from people’s drawings of animals. Read on to take a spin with the math in this wild ride.

Say “Cheese!” for the Octopus

June 6, 2019 4:00 pm

How many octopus arms does it take to hold a camera? A real octopus showed us – read on to do the math and find out!

Herding Ducks

June 4, 2019 4:00 pm

If you yell “Fetch!”, your pet dog might run to grab a stick. But would your pet duck listen? Read on to find out and try a fun math problem!

Tigers in the Sky

June 2, 2019 4:00 pm

When you visit a zoo, you know you might see airborne birds or swinging monkeys over your head. But having a tiger floating above you is a whole other story! Read on to do the wild math in the cats crossing overhead at the Philadelphia Zoo.

Small Furry Animals on Turntables

May 31, 2019 4:00 pm

Have you ever seen a hamster run inside a hamster wheel? How about on a spinning record on a turntable? Well, the guys at LiveNation decided to try this out. Read on to take a spin around the math in rodents riding records!