‘Vehicles and Transportation’

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Ice Cream on Wheels

September 7, 2020 4:00 pm

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.

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!

Dashing Down the Street

August 19, 2020 4:00 pm

You know those white and yellow lines painted down the middle of the roads? How long do you think they are? Read on to find out the answer – and be shocked by the “street math!”

Your Very Own (Mini) Car Factory

August 17, 2020 4:00 pm

It’s hard to get something that’s more fun than Legos, robots, or cars – except when they’re all together! Read on to do the math on a Lego robot that builds Lego cars, and see how quickly the fun adds up.

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!

Snack Time for Horses

August 9, 2020 4:00 pm

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, 2020 4:00 pm

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, 2020 4:00 pm

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 15, 2020 4:00 pm

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.

“Training” Dogs

July 2, 2020 4:00 pm

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!