‘Science and Nature’

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In Case You Got No Snow…

February 19, 2017 4:00 pm

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When we hear a giant snowstorm is coming, we get really excited to play in the snow. But sometimes the storm decides to go another way and we don’t get any snow. Well, one grandpa decided to fix that problem for his granddaughter. Read on to see how he did this – and do the math in traveling snow!

Smiley Face in Space

February 18, 2017 4:00 pm

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When you look up at the sky, sometimes you can see shapes in the stars. Well, when one woman looked through her telescope, she discovered galaxies and moving stars which looked like a smiley face! Read on to shoot for the stars with the math in star pictures and the shapes they make when you use your imagination.

Big Burst of Bunnies

February 15, 2017 4:00 pm

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Bunnies are really cute, except when they take over your whole town, like happened in South Fargo, ND a few years ago. And with how quickly bunnies multiply, the numbers really started to add up! Read on to hop to it with the bunny math.

One Tough Tortoise

February 11, 2017 4:00 pm

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Tortoises are pretty tough. So maybe that’s how this pet tortoise who had been lost for 30 years survived in the family’s shed before they finally found her! Read on to do the math in one tortoise’s ultimate game of hide-and-seek.

Really Chilly Flowers

February 10, 2017 4:00 pm

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When it gets really cold, Mother Nature gets to work creating beautiful frost flowers in the Arctic Ocean. With certain temperatures needed for these chilly creations, there’s tons of math in them. Read on to do some cool math in chilly frost flowers!

Giraffe Wannabe

February 9, 2017 4:00 pm

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What do you get when you cross a giraffe and a zebra? Probably something like the okapi, an animal that lives in Africa. Read on to learn more about this exotic friend, and discover the wild math behind it!

Super-Sized Snowflakes

February 3, 2017 4:00 pm

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Snowflakes are beautiful, but it’s hard to see exactly what they look like. One photographer figured out how to take close-up pictures of them, though – and you can see all the shapes, patterns, and math in them. Read on to discover the beauty and math in Mother Nature’s snowflakes!

Groovin’ with the Groundhogs

February 2, 2017 4:00 pm

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Groundhog Day is when groundhogs pop their heads out of their holes and try to tell the future about the weather by looking for their shadows. And with 6 more weeks of winter weather on the line, you can bet these furry friends know how to do the math! Read on to do the Groundhog Day math for yourself.

PJs for Elephants

February 1, 2017 4:00 pm

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Pajamas are so nice and cozy, and it turns out that elephants sometimes need pajamas just like you! Do some creative math to figure out how to get those big guys ready for bed!

Eggstreme Color

January 31, 2017 4:00 pm

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A geode is a rock whose inside is full of crystals, which is pretty cool. What’s even cooler is that you can make your own geodes at home! Read on to see how, and do the colorful crystal counting.