‘Science and Nature’

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Hanging by a Bear Claw

May 9, 2019 4:00 pm


This short video of a mama black bear and her cub climbing the very steep side of a canyon will have you on the edge of your seat. But bears are strong and are apparently good climbers. Click “Read More” to do the math on these rock-climbing bears.

Plants You Can Count On

May 6, 2019 4:00 pm


Think that plants can’t add it up? Think again! Read on to see how these fancy plants prove that they know how to do the math.

The Banged-Up Car Wins the Race

May 1, 2019 4:00 pm


People will try all kinds of things to get more miles out of each tank of gas. Read on to see how the guys at Mysthbusters did the math and found out the latest, craziest way to get your car to go the extra mile!

A City Deer to Your Heart

April 30, 2019 4:00 pm


Normally deer hang out in the woods. But the sika deer isn’t a normal deer, and Nara, Japan, is no ordinary city. Unlike most deer, the sika keeps...

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Cave of Crazy Crystals

April 29, 2019 4:00 pm


Caves seem like dark, damp places filled with squeaky bats. But caves can look quite magical inside. Click “Read More” to see how crazy crystals grow in caves – and do the math!

Cherry Pie from Space

April 25, 2019 4:00 pm


We know crazy things happen to people in space: they float around inside the spaceship, eat food by squirting it, and pee through a tube. Well, turns out plants can have a crazy time up there, too. Click “Read More” to find out just how crazy and do the math!

How Many Licks in a Lollipop?

April 23, 2019 4:00 pm


How many licks does it take to get to the middle of a lollipop? Well, now the age-old question has been answered with some math and science! Read on to find out – and maybe try it out for yourself!

Earth Takes a Selfie

April 22, 2019 4:00 pm


We’ve all seen photos of Earth: the blue parts are water, the green and brown parts are land, and clouds show up as white swirls. But have you ever seen a picture like this made up of pictures people took of themselves? Read on to see how the Earth selfie was made, and picture the math in this cool art!

Flowers That Count

April 21, 2019 4:00 pm


It’s Spring, which means more flowers – and more math! Read on to see how some flowers really know how to count.

Rainbow Sheep

April 20, 2019 4:00 pm


When we think of sheep, we think of fluffy white sheep, or maybe black ones from the song “Baa Baa Black Sheep”…or maybe just slightly brown, slightly dirty, slightly smelly sheep. We definitely don’t think of pink sheep or green sheep, like the ones here. “Read more” to find out how they got like this and do the wooly math!