‘Science and Nature’

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Ketchup-Squirting Robots

March 2, 2015 4:00 pm


What happens when a robot squirts ketchup on your lunch for you? Nothing good if it doesn’t do the math right – read on to find out what went wrong!

Getting Snow in the Mail

February 28, 2015 4:00 pm


Did you get enough snow this year? If not, here’s a guy who will ship some to you. Read on to do the math on how much money he’s making!

That’s One Weird-Looking Animal

February 27, 2015 4:00 pm


If you had a duck’s bill, a beaver’s tail, and an otter’s feet, how would you feel? Read on to find out who has to live like that – and how much it eats!

When Toilets Fly

February 23, 2015 4:00 pm


Anything can be a rocket – including a toilet. Read on to do the math on potty propulsion.

Going Nuts in the Jungle

February 22, 2015 4:00 pm


What food used to be cracked open by driving a truck over it? Read on to find out a better way to open this yummy treat!

A Live Volcano – Right in Someone’s Backyard

February 21, 2015 4:00 pm


How hot does lava have to get to turn white? Read on to explore the math on a live Hawai’i volcano!

Smiley Face in Space

February 18, 2015 4:00 pm


Does the sky smile down at us? It does if you have a strong enough telescope to see all those stars! Read on to find out the numbers behind a prize-winning grin.

Flowers for 1,000 Years

February 17, 2015 4:00 pm


Can a flower grow for 1,000 years? And what does it look like after that? Read on to do the math on plants that live way longer than we do.

The Truth about Double-Stuf Oreos

February 12, 2015 4:00 pm


Are you really getting double the “stuf” in your Oreos? Read on to find out – and do the math on milk’s favorite cookie!

Where It Almost Never Rains

February 11, 2015 4:00 pm


We aren’t always so happy when it rains, especially if we were heading to the pool, the park or the beach. But we bet critters in Chile’s Atacama Desert like to see the rain, since it almost never happens. Read on to find out how many years it takes for inches of rain to add up in the Atacama Desert!