‘Vehicles and Transportation’

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The People Flying over Your Head

January 14, 2017 4:00 pm

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Have you ever watched an airplane in the sky, and wondered how many people are in there, and where they’re going? Now just imagine how many planes fly above you in one day! Read on to take flight with the math in the number of people flying over your head.

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!

Baby You Can Drive My…Balloons?

December 22, 2016 4:00 pm

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Balloons come in lots of different colors and shapes, and float all around the place, which make them lots of fun. But making a shape with them to break a world record make them even more exciting! Read on to see how many balloons were needed to break this world record – and get carried away with the balloon math.

“Wrong Way” Corrigan

December 9, 2016 4:00 pm

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Sometimes people make a wrong turn while driving. But imagine taking a wrong turn while flying a plane! Read on to fly through the math on one pilot who took a very wrong turn, which earned him the nickname “Wrong Way” Corrigan.

A New Job for Your “Chopper”

November 23, 2016 4:00 pm

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Drones don’t have to be used just for flying. Read on to see how they can help make Thanksgiving dinner, and fly through the messy math of cooking with a drone!

And Now, Flying Pizza

November 22, 2016 4:00 pm

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When you order pizza for delivery, usually you have to wait for a person to drive it to you in a car. But that may become old fashioned, since the first pizza delivery by drone just happened in New Zealand. Read on to do the yummy math in flying pizzas – and see how much faster you can get your delicious dinner delivered!

Trip across the Tridge

November 15, 2016 4:00 pm

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Bridges are neat structures that help us get across water. And this bridge in Midland, Michigan is especially cool because it’s a 3-way bridge! Read on to triple the math fun with this bonkers (and awesome) bridge.

Stuck Truck

November 12, 2016 4:00 pm

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Next time you drive under a bridge or overpass, look for a sign on the side with numbers on it. It will tell you the bridge’s height above the road in inches and feet. Why? So we don’t have what happened in this picture!

Row, Row, Row Your Pumpkin

November 4, 2016 4:00 pm

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What do you do when you can’t break a weight world-record with your 1,100-pound pumpkin? You row it, of course! Read on to paddle through the math in this crazy world record.

Bike-Powered Pooch

October 25, 2016 4:00 pm

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If you’ve ever walked a dog, you know it’s usually hard to keep up with them. But now there’s a way that you and your pooch can exercise together and go the perfect speed for both of you! Read on to pedal through the math in this awesome exercise machine for you and your puppy pal.