‘Science and Nature’

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How Birds Make Movies

January 12, 2017 4:00 pm

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We all love to take pictures and videos of ourselves, and it looks like eagles do, too. One eagle stole a hiker’s camera and took a little trip with it. Read on to do the high-flying math on this camera-crazed bird!

Karate Chop!

January 11, 2017 4:00 pm

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Have you ever seen someone chop a wooden board in half with his bare hand? It probably looked like it didn’t even hurt. That’s because our bones are surprisingly super strong! Read on to find out just how strong your body is, and chop through the karate math.

A Shark Who Likes Snow

January 5, 2017 4:00 pm

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It’s fun to make a snowman when there’s enough snow. But it must have been even more fun to make a giant snow shark! Read on to see how one family scaled up the fun, and do the math by the shovelful.

Haircut for a Bug

January 4, 2017 4:00 pm

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This sure is a strange looking bug. With its bristly hair, it’s hard to tell its front from its back. But this tiny, hairy bug actually exists! Read on to see the hairy numbers behind this crazy creature.

Strut Like a Sheep

January 3, 2017 4:00 pm

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Sheep are herd animals who just follow each other without asking questions. So we’re loving this video that shows a stream of sheep flowing from one grassy area to another. And when it comes to all these sheep, the math is boundless! Read on to count the sheep and discover the moving math.

More Than One Rose for Your Nose

January 1, 2017 4:00 pm

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As beautiful as a rose is, a dozen is even more beautiful. So how about 18 million of them, put together to make all kinds of shapes of animals, buildings, people, and more? Read on to wake up and smell the roses – and do the math in the annual Rose Parade!

When You Stay Up Late…

December 31, 2016 4:00 pm

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You might stay up extra late on New Year’s Eve to celebrate it turning the next year. But if you do, you’re usually extra tired the next day, which causes lots of yawning. Read on to do the math on how yawns stack up when they go from one person to another – and even to your dog!

Snowball Fight, Siberia-Style

December 30, 2016 4:00 pm

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It’s fun to have a snowball fight, but it’s hard work making all those snowballs to throw. Well, it’s so cold that along one beach in Siberia, Nature-made snowballs are showing up! Read on to have a ball with the math behind these natural snowballs of various sizes.

Surprise Ice

December 23, 2016 4:00 pm

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Have you ever been ice skating? How about on a pink ice skating rink? A hotel in Florida is known for making the ice on its rink pink. And when you think about how warm it is in Florida and how cold ice needs to stay so it doesn’t melt, this rink takes a lot of math! Read on to skate through the numbers in this pink rink.

Color-Craze Igloo

December 20, 2016 4:00 pm

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In reeeeeally cold places, people sometimes live in igloos, small homes built of blocks of ice and snow. One couple decided to make an igloo out of colorful ice blocks. Read on to find out how they did it – and see how the math in igloo-making stacks up!