‘Vehicles and Transportation’

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Plane Ride on the Highway

August 3, 2015 4:00 pm

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Sometimes cars have to wait at a railroad crossing for a train to pass. But cars on one highway in Gibraltar have that beat – they need to wait at an airplane crossing! Read on to see how the airport has timing down to a science, and fly through the math.

Blowing up the World Record

July 30, 2015 4:00 pm

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As if launching a hot air balloon wasn’t cool enough, people in France decided to break a world record by launching the most hot air balloons at one time! Read on to see just how many balloons it took to sail away with the record, and take flight with the hot-air-balloon math.

Your Very Own Car Factory

July 28, 2015 4:00 pm

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It’s hard to get something that’s more fun than Legos, robots, or cars – except when they’re all together! Read on to do the math on a Lego robot that builds Lego cars, and see how quickly the fun adds up.

Animal Airport

July 27, 2015 4:00 pm

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When people fly into the U.S. with their pets, the animals have to stay at the airport for a few days to make sure they’re healthy. And now one airport has begun building a place where the pets can stay in style! Read on to find out about all the special treats these pets get, and do the flying, furry-friend math.

Another Wild Way to Use Party Balloons

July 15, 2015 4:00 pm

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Balloons can be great to decorate and celebrate. But did you know they can also apparently be used for flight? Read on to see how one man’s advertising stunt took flight – and soar high with the balloon math!

3-Billion Mile Picture-Taking Trip

July 14, 2015 4:00 pm

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Why are we so excited about Pluto today? Read on to find out what (literally) astronomical event is causing a Pluto party – and do the millions of miles of math!

When Surfers Can’t Wait Their Turn

July 13, 2015 4:00 pm

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What’s one of your favorite things to do with over 60 other people? How about break a surfing world record? Read on to ride the wave of math in this new world record!

Moviemaking Turtle

July 7, 2015 4:00 pm

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Sea turtles aren’t very fast swimmers, but that makes them great underwater moviemakers! Read on to find out about one turtle that can really be counted on to go the distance when it comes to filming.

It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s…You?

July 6, 2015 4:00 pm

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People fly on airplanes all the time. But flying on jetpacks? That’s something completely new…and it could be possible as early as a few years from now! Read on to fly through the math of this fantastically futuristic invention.

The First Bad Drivers

June 27, 2015 4:00 pm

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How fast was the first person to get a speeding ticket going? Read on to find out – and test the limits yourself!