‘Sports’

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Backyard Ninja

October 12, 2020 4:00 pm

Have you ever wanted to be a ninja? Well, this girl is well on her way with her very own backyard ninja course. And you’d be surprised how much math there is in being a super sneaky spy. Read on to swing through the ninja math!

The Car That Can Cook Breakfast

September 25, 2020 4:00 pm

Bedtime Math fan Elian K. asked for our coolest numbers about Formula 1 racecars. Some of these crazy facts might amaze you, so read on to speed through the racecar math!

The Tortoise That (Almost) Beats the Hare

September 16, 2020 4:00 pm

When you think of a speedy animal, we bet you don’t think of turtles or tortoises. But the world’s speediest tortoise might change your mind…or maybe not. Read on to speed through the math and see how fast this four-legged friend is.

Skater Mouse

August 21, 2020 4:00 pm

Mice are more talented than you know. Shane Willmott proved this by teaching his pet mice some pretty awesome tricks. Read on to see what tricks they learned – and hang ten with the math in these radical rodents!

Soccer for Your Car

August 11, 2020 4:00 pm

Soccer is a fun sport. So why should we humans get to have all the fun? In a larger-than-life size version of soccer, cars get to be the players and construction vehicles are the goalies. Read on to go big with the math in this new version of an old favorite sport!

Hang Onto Your Pants!

July 26, 2020 4:00 pm

There are strange national holidays for everything – including National Take Your Pants for a Walk Day! When you think about how many steps you take each day (with or without pants), the numbers can really add up. So grab your pants, get moving, and do the math in walking with your pants.

Bull’s-Eye!

July 21, 2020 4:00 pm

Today is the final day of Archery at the Olympics.  In this dramatic sport, the archers draw back their bows and launch arrows into the air at about 150 miles an hour, while the rest of us scramble to get out of the way.  Their target is a flat circle 77 yards away (where a yard is 3 feet) ringed with 10 colorful concentric circles.  Of course, the closer to the center you hit, the more points you get: the gold circle in the middle fetches 10 points, the next circle around it scores 9, and so on until the white ring on the edge, worth just 1 point.  The better your aim, the faster those numbers add up.

Pinging All Pots and Pans

July 6, 2020 4:00 pm

Have you ever played ping pong or table tennis? In that game, you smack a little white ball back and forth over a net on a table. But...

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A Mouthful of a World Record

June 3, 2020 4:00 pm

Dogs don’t quite play tennis like people do. They’re good at chasing the ball, sure, but then they’d rather chew on it than do anything else. Well, this...

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The Bounciest Mile

May 27, 2020 4:00 pm

It’s easier to do one thing at a time than two things. Sometimes grown-ups get carried away doing lots of things at once. It’s called multitasking, and it...

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