‘Science and Nature’

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Rainbow Sheep

April 20, 2019 4:00 pm

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When we think of sheep, we think of fluffy white sheep, or maybe black ones from the song “Baa Baa Black Sheep”…or maybe just slightly brown, slightly dirty, slightly smelly sheep. We definitely don’t think of pink sheep or green sheep, like the ones here. “Read more” to find out how they got like this and do the wooly math!

An Out-of-this-World Workout

April 18, 2019 3:59 pm

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The Moon looks kind of small in the night sky, doesn’t it? But it’s a pretty big place! Its circumference, or distance all the way around at the...

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Return of the Super-Sized Stingray

April 16, 2019 4:00 pm

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Stingrays can be pretty large. But just how big is the biggest one? Read on to find out – and do the math!

Gator Mania

April 12, 2019 4:00 pm

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In that swampy part of southern Florida called the Everglades, alligators abound. If you ride through on an airboat, you’re sure to have alligators swim right up to you, like our friend “Buckethead” here. Click “Read More” to do the math about “Buckethead” and his friends!

Big Mouth

April 10, 2019 4:00 pm

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Pelicans are those tropical birds with the funny sack hanging from their beak. Why do they have that giant gaping mouth? What’s going on in there? Click “Read More” to find out and do the math!

Oh Give Me a Home…

April 7, 2019 4:00 pm

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Buffalo, those big furry animals also called bison, are the biggest animals in North America. They’re up to 11 feet long, weigh up to 2,000 pounds, and can jump pretty high, too! Click “Read More” to do some big buffalo math.

Best Way to Throw an Angry Bird

April 5, 2019 4:00 pm

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Robots are everywhere and can do anything from pressing a button to flinging an Angry Bird! Try your math skills at figuring out how this robot works!

Mile-Long Xylophone

April 2, 2019 4:00 pm

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Well, we’re not sure it’s a full mile, but it could be the world’s longest xylophone. To check out the music and math behind this life-sized xylophone, click “Read More”.

Double-Trouble Dominoes

March 31, 2019 4:00 pm

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Dominos are fun to begin with, but doubling the size of each one makes them doubly as cool! Read on to see how the math stacks up.

A Surprise Prickly Pet

March 27, 2019 4:00 pm

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Frogs seem slippery and slimy. But this frog can pull some crazy tricks. Read on for the math on its shape-shifting secrets!