‘History’

1 9 10 11 12 13 15

Egg Hunt

March 27, 2016 3:59 pm

0

We’ve included an extra math problem about Easter, for those who celebrate or would like to learn more about the day. Read on to find out about the history of the Easter egg, and do the math on how quickly the candy can really add up!

A Great Place for Cherry Pie

March 26, 2016 4:00 pm

0

Spring is when leaves and flowers come into bloom. Some of the most famous flowers are those on the cherry blossoms in Washington D.C. With over 3,000 trees, there’s plenty of math budding there! Read on to do the “tree-rific” math in these beautiful blossoms.

No Job Too Big for Ben

February 19, 2016 4:00 pm

0

When you think about what you want to be when you grow up, you might say an inventor, or a musician, or a firefighter, or governor of your state. But why choose just one? Read on to find out about a guy who did lots of different jobs – and do the math to see how he made each one count!

Getting in Line with Mars and Jupiter

February 4, 2016 4:00 pm

0

Even though all the planets in the sky are millions of miles away from each other, you can still see them sometimes. And a really special thing is happening with 5 of the planets this week. Read on to find out what it is – and do some math that’s out of this world!

From Whale Fat to Wax

December 23, 2015 4:00 pm

0

Candles are used to light up and celebrate all kinds of special times, like birthdays. But they can also be useful for when the power goes out, and to tell time! Read on to get fired up about the math in these anything-but-ordinary tools.

Friday the 13th

November 13, 2015 4:00 pm

0

A lot of people think that Friday the 13th is unlucky. But is it? Read on to find out how common this “unlucky” date is – and add up the superstitious sums!

Mega Massive Tooth

November 1, 2015 4:00 pm

0

When you go to the beach, it’s fun to search for seashells. But one guy recently found something bigger than that! Read on to find out what this surprise was – and sink your teeth into the math.

Not All It’s Cracked Up to Be

October 27, 2015 4:00 pm

0

They say that you can’t eat 5 Saltine crackers in 1 minute without drinking any water. Is it true? Read on to see what the math says – and snack on some more fun facts about this scrumptious snack.

The Truth about Toothpaste

October 2, 2015 4:00 pm

0

Ever wonder who thought up some ideas that we now do every day? Like brushing your teeth with a toothbrush and toothpaste, for example. It turned out to be a great idea, but who really thought of it? Read on to “brush” up on toothpaste math – you might be shocked at how far back it actually goes!

For Your Rock Collection…

September 16, 2015 4:00 pm

0

Today is Collect Rocks Day. Rocks can include fossils, which have very old pieces of plants or animals in them. Read on to find out what’s so exciting about fossils scientists recently found in South Africa – and rock out with some math you can really dig!