# ‘Vehicles and Transportation’

##### How to Watch for Astronauts

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.

##### The Car That Can Cook Breakfast

Bedtime Math fan Elian K. asked for our coolest numbers about Formula 1 racecars. Some of these crazy facts might amaze you, so read on to speed through the racecar math!

##### Talk Like a Pirate!

Ahoy – it’s Talk Like a Pirate Day! You may think pirates were all about attacking ships and taking treasure. But they had to do a lot of math to make sure they were going in the right direction. Read on to sail the high seas with the math, mateys!

##### Wrong Kind of Balloon Ride

Flying in a plane is pretty exciting. But one man wanted to take it a step further and tried flying with balloons! Read on to go up, up, and away with the math in this crazy idea.

##### When Rubber Duckies Sail the Seas

Bathtime is always more fun with a rubber duckie. But one group of rubber duckies got to explore more than the tub. Read on to do the math on the great distances these traveling toys explored!

##### Ice Cream on Wheels

Bedtime Math fan Lisa B. asked us, how many ice cream bars and popsicles does a truck sell in a day? It all depends on where the truck goes, but the numbers can really add up! Read on to cool down with the math in ice cream trucks.

##### No Horsing Around on the Stairs!

Ever wonder why there are poles in firehouses? Turns out it’s because of horses, and not just for the firefighters to have fun sliding down. Read on to horse around with some firehouse math!

##### The Secret Formula for Fighting Fires

Firefighters get hot, but they may be the coolest heroes out there because of all the math they use! Read on to see how firefighters use math to, well, fight fires.

##### Crazy Bus

You’ve probably seen — or maybe even ridden — a bright yellow school bus. But have you ridden one that flies? This amusement park ride may not actually take you anywhere, but there’s tons of math and other fun in it. Read on to fly through the numbers in the Crazy Bus!

##### Skater Mouse

Mice are more talented than you know. Shane Willmott proved this by teaching his pet mice some pretty awesome tricks. Read on to see what tricks they learned – and hang ten with the math in these radical rodents!