‘Vehicles and Transportation’
Flying in an airplane really is a crazy idea. Jumping out of one with a parachute at 24 miles high is even crazier! But that didn’t stop Felix Baumgartner. Read on to jump into the math behind this crazy sky dive.
Wouldn’t it be awesome if you could order a snack from your phone and have a tiny helicopter deliver it to you? This was the idea behind the Tacocopter – but was it real? Read on to find out, and fly through the math in drone-delivered tasty treats!
We have lots of robots in our lives, but we bet there are few as cool as this real-life Transformer car! Read on to see how it works, and discover the math in these mutating cars.
Airplanes aren’t the only things that fly above our heads. Smaller machines called satellites are circling around much higher in space. And you can actually track them to see which ones are above you! Read on to fly high with the math in satellite searching.
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!
Ahoy – it’s Talk Like a Pirate Day! You may think pirates were all about attacking ships and taking treasure. But they had to do a lot of math to make sure they were going in the right direction. Read on to sail the high seas with the math, mateys!
Flying in a plane is pretty exciting. But one man wanted to take it a step further and tried flying with balloons! Read on to go up, up, and away with the math in this crazy idea.
Bathtime is always more fun with a rubber duckie. But one group of rubber duckies got to explore more than the tub. Read on to do the math on the great distances these traveling toys explored!
Ever wonder why there are poles in firehouses? Turns out it’s because of horses, and not just for the firefighters to have fun sliding down. Read on to horse around with some firehouse math!
Bedtime Math fan Lisa B. asked us, how many ice cream bars and popsicles does a truck sell in a day? It all depends on where the truck goes, but the numbers can really add up! Read on to cool down with the math in ice cream trucks.