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Lego Set-ting the Bar

March 26, 2020 4:00 pm

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If you love Lego, you’ve probably built some of their sets by following their instructions – but maybe you’ve also used the pieces to invent your own crazy cars, castles, and moving animals. Someone else might want to build your idea, too. So Lego has a webpage where anyone like you can share what new sets they think Lego should sell. And as more people send in their creations, the Lego fun begins to really add up!

A Record-Breaking Beagle

March 25, 2020 4:00 pm

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They say you can’t teach an old dog new tricks. But Purin, the nine-year-old, record-holding beagle would probably disagree. Read on to see what record the playful pup just broke – and do the dog-gone fun math!

The Best Way to Serve 20 Pies

March 19, 2020 4:00 pm

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Pie is yummy, and it’s even more fun when you can play with your pie to make 3-D geometric shapes! Read on to eat up the math in this “pie-cosahedron.”

When Green Tastes Great

March 17, 2020 4:00 pm

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It’s St. Patrick’s Day, a holiday celebrated around the world. Hundreds of cities and towns are holding parades this weekend, and because St. Patrick is an Irish hero, these events have a heavy Irish theme, with Irish foods, costumes and music. People are also willing to dye just about anything green: their lunch, their hair, and in some places the river running through town. As we look at St. Patty’s Day parades below, we’ll see that these parades are a huge production – and that the green stuff really adds up.

Shooting-Star Skydivers

March 11, 2020 4:00 pm

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Skydiving is one of the craziest sports out there. And it’s even crazier when you create a cool pattern in the sky while breaking a world record! Read on to find out the math behind this daring dive.

A Really Big Draw(ing)

February 26, 2020 4:00 pm

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Bedtime Math fan Nathaniel J. drew a picture of a mountain and asked us, what’s the biggest picture in the whole world? That’s a great question, with lots of answers! Read on to find out how big (and creative) people have gone with drawing, and get a picture of the numbers in world record drawings.

Last Piece of the Puzzle

February 24, 2020 4:00 pm

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Jigsaw puzzles can be easy or challenging. But there’s no doubt about it that there’s a ton of math in them – especially the world’s largest jigsaw puzzle! Read on to piece together the puzzle math.

Goat on Wheels

February 22, 2020 4:00 pm

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Riding on skateboards is fun, and not just for humans. Animals enjoy wheeling around town on skateboards, too – including one goat named Happie! Read on to cruise through the math on skateboarding goats and see why Happie is so happy.

Now Picture a Zillion Cupcakes…

February 21, 2020 4:00 pm

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If you like art you can eat, you need to see this cupcake mosaic! Read on to do some weird world record math!

A Teddy a Day Keeps the Doctor Away

February 16, 2020 4:00 pm

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It’s no fun being sick. It’s even worse when kids are so sick that they have to go to the hospital. So a boy named Campbell Remess wanted to help...

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