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The Bounciest Mile

May 27, 2020 4:00 pm

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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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A Dizzying World Record

May 18, 2020 4:00 pm

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Can you spin around once? Good. Can you spin around 3 times? Great! Now, can you spin around 3 times on a skateboard in midair? Well, so far...

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Let’s Bounce

May 11, 2020 4:00 pm

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When you drop a ball, it bounces back up, but not to the same full height. What happens if you drop a ball on top of a ball...

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World-Record Buckethead

April 29, 2020 4:00 pm

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Normally you don’t catch a tennis ball – you whack it with a racket. And if you did try to catch a tennis ball, you’d use your hands,...

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A Can’t-Miss Game

April 27, 2020 4:00 pm

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Normally a basketball hoop is just a hoop stuck against a flat board. But this one looks a little different. Can you tell how? The backboard is curved! It curves...

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How to Be a Juggler!

April 18, 2020 4:00 pm

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It’s hard enough to catch a flying ball with one hand. But to juggle a whole bunch of them in the air — that takes a lot of math! Read on to play and juggle the numbers.

Who Invented Hopscotch?

April 16, 2020 4:00 pm

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Have you ever played hopscotch? If so, you know that it can get tricky. But did you know people have been playing hopscotch for over 1,000 years? Read on to find out more about this great game – and get hopping with the math!

A Record-Breaking Beagle

March 25, 2020 4:00 pm

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They say you can’t teach an old dog new tricks. But Purin, the nine-year-old, record-holding beagle would probably disagree. Read on to see what record the playful pup just broke – and do the dog-gone fun math!

Time to Puck-er Up

February 27, 2020 4:00 pm

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Bedtime Math fan Elliot M. asked us, how many hockey pucks can you fit in a hockey rink? It turns out, it depends on how you pile them in there! Read on see how the pucks and math stack up.

Goat on Wheels

February 22, 2020 4:00 pm

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Riding on skateboards is fun, and not just for humans. Animals enjoy wheeling around town on skateboards, too – including one goat named Happie! Read on to cruise through the math on skateboarding goats and see why Happie is so happy.