‘Sports’

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Bouncing off the Walls

March 28, 2017 4:00 pm

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Making a basketball shot is hard, but how much harder when the hoop is on a rolling forklift? Read on to do the math and find out!

Flying Frisbee Stunt

March 21, 2017 4:00 pm

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Try catching a high-flying Frisbee…now try catching it by jumping off a zooming speedboat. Read on to do the math to see if you can make it!

Double-Trouble Jumprope

March 7, 2017 4:00 pm

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Jump rope is fun, but it’s tricky. And it’s even harder when you mix in some tricks, like jumping rope while sitting down, or cartwheeling over the rope. But this group of girls makes all that look easy! Read on to do the math and see how they perfectly time these surprising stunts.

Mush!

March 4, 2017 4:00 pm

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The Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race is the most famous dog-sledding event, and is often called “The Last Great Race.” Just why is it called this? Read on to run through the numbers in this race, and find out what makes it so great!

Snowboarding Crow

March 1, 2017 4:00 pm

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Why should humans have all the fun when it snows? One crow decided to enjoy the fluffy white stuff and tried snowboarding. Read on to do the math in this brave bird’s snowboarding adventure!

Bubbleball

February 8, 2017 4:00 pm

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Soccer is fun, and knocking people over in a friendly way is fun. So imagine a sport that combines both, all while wearing a giant, bouncy bubble around yourself. That’s exactly what Bubbleball is! Read on to learn more about this strange sport, and bounce around some numbers involved with it.

Super Bowl Fat-Fest

February 5, 2017 4:00 pm

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It’s the Super Bowl, America’s most important football game. Millions of people watch from home with family or friends, and it turns out they aren’t just watching the game: they’re eating a ton of food. One professor did the math to figure out just how much food everyone is eating during the big game. Read on to find out – and do the math for yourself!

Karate Chop!

January 11, 2017 4:00 pm

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Have you ever seen someone chop a wooden board in half with his bare hand? It probably looked like it didn’t even hurt. That’s because our bones are surprisingly super strong! Read on to find out just how strong your body is, and chop through the karate math.

Dam Good Shot!

December 29, 2016 4:00 pm

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Have you ever shot a basketball at a really tall hoop and made it in? It’s really exciting! Now imagine throwing a basketball at a hoop that’s hundreds of feet below you – and breaking a world record. Read on to do the math in this crazy basketball shot.

Surprise Ice

December 23, 2016 4:00 pm

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Have you ever been ice skating? How about on a pink ice skating rink? A hotel in Florida is known for making the ice on its rink pink. And when you think about how warm it is in Florida and how cold ice needs to stay so it doesn’t melt, this rink takes a lot of math! Read on to skate through the numbers in this pink rink.