‘Vehicles and Transportation’

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Soccer for Your Car

August 11, 2018 4:00 pm

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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!

Snack Time for Horses

August 9, 2018 4:00 pm

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What are those giant rolls of brown stuff? And how did they get there? Read on to find out and roll with the math!

Whatever Floats Your Boat

August 8, 2018 4:00 pm

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Ever wonder how boats actually float in the water? Read on to find out all the math that’s involved – and float away with the numbers!

The Secret Formula for Fighting Fires

August 5, 2018 4:00 pm

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Firefighters get hot, but they may be the coolest heroes out there because of all the math they use! Read on to see how firefighters use math to, well, fight fires.

3, 2, 1, Blast-Off!

July 18, 2018 4:00 pm

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It’s hard work to lift things, especially when they’re heavy. So just imagine how hard a rocket has to work when it’s blasting into space and carrying thousands of gallons of fuel! Read on to get carried away with spaceship math that’s out of this world.

Put Your Wheels in the Air

July 6, 2018 4:00 pm

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Seeing a car gliding on 2 wheels might make you stop and take a second look. But a few years ago, a few people in Saudi Arabia started driving like this for fun (on non-crowded roads we hope!). Read on to do the math on this new craze called “sidewalk skiing,” and see how it’s a fun, crazy balancing act.

“Training” Dogs

July 2, 2018 4:00 pm

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Dogs are pretty smart and you can teach them some fun tricks. But some dogs living in the Russian city of Moscow have taught themselves a pretty nifty trick. Read on to find out what it is – and do the math on commuting pooches!

Cross-Country Crawl

June 30, 2018 4:00 pm

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Bedtime Math fan Sara D. asked us, how long would it take for an army of ants to pick her up and carry her across the U.S.? Read on to find out – and march through the math of mighty ants!

From Plane to Playground

June 27, 2018 4:00 pm

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Playgrounds are really fun and planes are cool, so imagine putting them together to create an awesome play space! Read on to do the math in this playground-in-the-sky contraption.

The First Fast Driver

June 23, 2018 4:00 pm

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You see speed limit signs lots of places while driving: in neighborhoods, on highways, in front of schools. But we bet you’ve never seen a speed limit as slow as the one where the first person to get a speeding ticket was! Read on to find out just how low it was, and zip through the math in slow speed limits.