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In Case You Got No Snow…

February 19, 2017 4:00 pm

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When we hear a giant snowstorm is coming, we get really excited to play in the snow. But sometimes the storm decides to go another way and we don’t get any snow. Well, one grandpa decided to fix that problem for his granddaughter. Read on to see how he did this – and do the math in traveling snow!

Answer Your Car’s Questions

January 30, 2017 4:00 pm

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Did you ever wonder what cars would say if they could talk? Chances are they’d ask a lot of questions that you’d be able to answer by doing some math. So read on to see what your car might say…and figure out how you’d answer it!

Happy Birthday, Opportunity!

January 25, 2017 4:00 pm

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As far as we know, there are no Martians living on Mars. But we do have a friend there who calls us. Read on to find out more about Opportunity, the Mars rover that landed on the foreign planet on this day in 2003 – and do the math in space travel!

The People Flying over Your Head

January 14, 2017 4:00 pm

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Have you ever watched an airplane in the sky, and wondered how many people are in there, and where they’re going? Now just imagine how many planes fly above you in one day! Read on to take flight with the math in the number of people flying over your head.

More Than One Rose for Your Nose

January 1, 2017 4:00 pm

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As beautiful as a rose is, a dozen is even more beautiful. So how about 18 million of them, put together to make all kinds of shapes of animals, buildings, people, and more? Read on to wake up and smell the roses – and do the math in the annual Rose Parade!

Baby You Can Drive My…Balloons?

December 22, 2016 4:00 pm

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Balloons come in lots of different colors and shapes, and float all around the place, which make them lots of fun. But making a shape with them to break a world record make them even more exciting! Read on to see how many balloons were needed to break this world record – and get carried away with the balloon math.

“Wrong Way” Corrigan

December 9, 2016 4:00 pm

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Sometimes people make a wrong turn while driving. But imagine taking a wrong turn while flying a plane! Read on to fly through the math on one pilot who took a very wrong turn, which earned him the nickname “Wrong Way” Corrigan.

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.