‘Vehicles and Transportation’

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A New Job for Your “Chopper”

November 23, 2016 4:00 pm

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Drones don’t have to be used just for flying. Read on to see how they can help make Thanksgiving dinner, and fly through the messy math of cooking with a drone!

And Now, Flying Pizza

November 22, 2016 4:00 pm

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When you order pizza for delivery, usually you have to wait for a person to drive it to you in a car. But that may become old fashioned, since the first pizza delivery by drone just happened in New Zealand. Read on to do the yummy math in flying pizzas – and see how much faster you can get your delicious dinner delivered!

Trip across the Tridge

November 15, 2016 4:00 pm

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Bridges are neat structures that help us get across water. And this bridge in Midland, Michigan is especially cool because it’s a 3-way bridge! Read on to triple the math fun with this bonkers (and awesome) bridge.

Stuck Truck

November 12, 2016 4:00 pm

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Next time you drive under a bridge or overpass, look for a sign on the side with numbers on it. It will tell you the bridge’s height above the road in inches and feet. Why? So we don’t have what happened in this picture!

Row, Row, Row Your Pumpkin

November 4, 2016 4:00 pm

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What do you do when you can’t break a weight world-record with your 1,100-pound pumpkin? You row it, of course! Read on to paddle through the math in this crazy world record.

Bike-Powered Pooch

October 25, 2016 4:00 pm

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If you’ve ever walked a dog, you know it’s usually hard to keep up with them. But now there’s a way that you and your pooch can exercise together and go the perfect speed for both of you! Read on to pedal through the math in this awesome exercise machine for you and your puppy pal.

What Happens When You Jump from a Plane?

October 8, 2016 4:00 pm

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Flying in an airplane really is a crazy idea. Jumping out of one with a parachute at 24 miles high is even crazier! But that didn’t stop Felix Baumgartner. Read on to jump into the math behind this crazy sky dive.

The Tacocopter

October 3, 2016 4:00 pm

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Wouldn’t it be awesome if you could order a snack from your phone and have a tiny helicopter deliver it to you? This was the idea behind the Tacocopter – but was it real? Read on to find out, and fly through the math in drone-delivered tasty treats!

If Your Car Had Arms and Legs

October 1, 2016 4:00 pm

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We have lots of robots in our lives, but we bet there are few as cool as this real-life Transformer car! Read on to see how it works, and discover the math in these mutating cars.

How to Watch for Astronauts

September 27, 2016 4:00 pm

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Airplanes aren’t the only things that fly above our heads. Smaller machines called satellites are circling around much higher in space. And you can actually track them to see which ones are above you! Read on to fly high with the math in satellite searching.