‘Science and Nature’

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A Mini Mini-Kangaroo

September 3, 2015 4:00 pm

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Kangaroos are big. But their cousin the wallaby is much smaller. And that means wallabies such as this rescued one named Scotty can fit in some pretty small and snug places – like a shoe – and look really adorable! Read on to do the mini math of wallabies.

The Fastest Fish

August 29, 2015 4:00 pm

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What’s 10 feet long, 200 pounds, “talks” by changing color, and can swim as fast as some cars drive? Read on to find out – and do the math behind the fastest fish!

A Better Friend Than a Porcupine

August 27, 2015 4:00 pm

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Animal shelters have all kinds of animals living there. For example, one animal shelter in Arkansas has a resident capybara, who is friends with puppies, turtles, deer, and basically everyone else at the shelter! Read on to see how Cheesecake the capybara’s friends have multiplied over the years – and do the math on capybaras.

When Bears Find Your Backyard Pool

August 24, 2015 4:00 pm

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You’ve probably heard of the doggy paddle, but what about the bear paddle? One family of bears decided to show us just that as they took a swim in the backyard pool of a New Jersey family. Read on to see how much fun the mama and cub bears had – and swim through the numbers behind these bubbly bears!

How a Car Really Works

August 21, 2015 4:00 pm

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The engines in our cars make them run, but how do they work? One person decided to make a neat model of an engine. But it’s not made from metal like you might expect. Read on to find out what this magical model is made from, and how it runs – and motor through the model engine math!

How to Blow Up a Watermelon

August 17, 2015 4:00 pm

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Watermelon is a delicious and juicy summer treat. The only problem with it is trying to cut up the giant round fruit. But two guys figured out the most fun way to do this – using rubber bands. Read on to see how they did it, and do the explosive watermelon math!

Everything but a Purple Platypus

August 14, 2015 4:00 pm

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What do a bluejay, yellow jacket, and red-tailed hawk have in common? Read on to find out – and do the math in colorful animals!

Zip Line to Another Land

August 13, 2015 4:00 pm

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Zip lines are a fun way to soar through the air from one place to another. Usually those places are in the same country. But one of our favorite zip lines soars from Spain to Portugal. Read on to find out more about this wild ride – and zip through the math!

For Fish Who Like Phones

August 12, 2015 4:00 pm

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These days we take our phones everywhere, which means there’s a greater chance they’ll get lost. So imagine one scuba diver’s surprise after his phone fell into Monterey Bay, and then he got it back weeks later. Read on to find out an even more shocking surprise – and dial up the math in swimming phones!

Party for a Panda

August 8, 2015 4:00 pm

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Everybody likes to celebrate birthdays, so why not let animals join in on the fun? And Jia Jia the panda has a good excuse to party. As the oldest panda living in captivity, she’s had a lot of years to learn how to celebrate! Read on to see what birthday this world-record holder celebrated – and do the math on panda years.