‘Vehicles and Transportation’

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Crazy Bus

August 24, 2016 4:00 pm

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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

August 21, 2016 4:00 pm

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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!

Dashing Down the Street

August 19, 2016 4:00 pm

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You know those white and yellow lines painted down the middle of the roads? How long do you think they are? Read on to find out the answer – and be shocked by the “street math!”

Soccer for Your Car

August 11, 2016 4:00 pm

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Soccer is a fun sport. So why should we humans get to have all the fun? In a larger-than-life size version of soccer, cars get to be the players and construction vehicles are the goalies. Read on to go big with the math in this new version of an old favorite sport!

Snack Time for Horses

August 9, 2016 4:00 pm

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What are those giant rolls of brown stuff? And how did they get there? Read on to find out and roll with the math!

Whatever Floats Your Boat

August 8, 2016 4:00 pm

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Ever wonder how boats actually float in the water? Read on to find out all the math that’s involved – and float away with the numbers!

3, 2, 1, Blast-Off!

July 18, 2016 4:00 pm

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It’s hard work to lift things, especially when they’re heavy. So just imagine how hard a rocket has to work when it’s blasting into space and carrying thousands of gallons of fuel! Read on to get carried away with spaceship math that’s out of this world.

Put Your Wheels in the Air

July 6, 2016 4:00 pm

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Seeing a car gliding on 2 wheels might make you stop and take a second look. But a few years ago, a few people in Saudi Arabia started driving like this for fun (on non-crowded roads we hope!). Read on to do the math on this new craze called “sidewalk skiing,” and see how it’s a fun, crazy balancing act.

“Training” Dogs

July 2, 2016 4:00 pm

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Dogs are pretty smart and you can teach them some fun tricks. But some dogs living in the Russian city of Moscow have taught themselves a pretty nifty trick. Read on to find out what it is – and do the math on commuting pooches!

Cross-Country Crawl

June 30, 2016 4:00 pm

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Bedtime Math fan Sara D. asked us, how long would it take for an army of ants to pick her up and carry her across the U.S.? Read on to find out – and march through the math of mighty ants!