‘History’

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Train Ride in the Sky

August 16, 2017 4:00 pm

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From height to speed, roller coasters are full of math. And what better day to celebrate the tallest of the tall and fastest of the fast roller coasters than on National Roller Coaster Day? Read on to find out just how high and fast you can go with these radical rides – and speed through the math!

The Secret to Our Streets

August 14, 2017 4:00 pm

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Of all the highways you might have driven on, the most exciting ones in America might be the interstate highways. And these highways are numbered a special way so we can always know where we are. Read on to hit the road with some highway math!

A Sandwich That’s Actually Cool

August 2, 2017 4:00 pm

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Whoever thought to put ice cream between two soft, gooey cookies probably didn’t think about all the yummy possibilities he opened up just by combining two equally delicious desserts! And as we celebrate Ice Cream Sandwich Day today, there’s no better time to munch on the numbers in this savory, sweet, and satisfying sandwich.

Walking on the Moon

July 20, 2017 4:00 pm

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On this very day 45 years ago, men walked on the moon for the first time. Even though they walked around for only 2 1/2 hours after 4 days of flying, they left their mark (and footprints!). For more moon math, click “Read More.”

When Ice Cream Has You Hooked

July 7, 2017 4:00 pm

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Ice cream is delicious no matter how you eat it. But is it more delicious if you eat it out of a J-shaped cone? Read on to find out about the latest ice cream craze – and chill out with some tasty frozen-dessert math!

Eggs-treme Sports

July 1, 2017 4:00 pm

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You can make anything into a sport – including egg throwing! Read on to see how a tradition in England that is hundreds of years old is still egg-citing to this day – and do the math on this eggs-ceptional sport.

Another Flag to Wave

June 14, 2017 4:00 pm

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The U.S. celebrates its stripey, starry flag on June 14 every year. But this flag hasn’t always been the same. Read on to see how it’s changed, and try the math the flag-makers have done throughout the years!

A Moving Memorial

May 29, 2017 4:00 pm

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Memorial Day is the holiday where Americans celebrate all the soldiers who have protected our country. And since it is always the last Monday in May, it’s not always on the same date. Read on to do the math on this moving holiday!

As Purple As a Tomato

May 26, 2017 4:00 pm

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We’re fans of playing with our food, especially when it’s colorful! Read on to do the mix-and-matching math of purple carrots, yellow tomatoes, and white squash.

The Story of Passover, Rube Goldberg-Style

April 10, 2017 3:59 pm

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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!