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What Happens When You Jump from a Plane?
October 8th, 2022

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.

How to Watch for Astronauts
September 27th, 2022

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 Song That’s Stuck in Your Head
September 24th, 2022

Have you ever had a song stuck in your head that you just can’t get out? You’d be surprised how much math is in these catchy tunes. Read on to tune into the numbers in songs you can’t stop singing!

The Tortoise That (Almost) Beats the Hare
September 16th, 2022

When you think of a speedy animal, we bet you don’t think of turtles or tortoises. But the world’s speediest tortoise might change your mind…or maybe not. Read on to speed through the math and see how fast this four-legged friend is.

A Flower You Can Eat
August 1st, 2022

Have you ever made fun Play-doh food? Well, if you like doing that, you should try making apple roses with an adult. They’re real desserts you can eat, and they look just like roses! Read on to find out how easy it is to do the math for these fancy, fruity flowers.

3, 2, 1, Blast-Off!
July 15th, 2022

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.

The First Fast Driver
June 23rd, 2022

You see speed limit signs lots of places while driving: in neighborhoods, on highways, in front of schools. But we bet you’ve never seen a speed limit as slow as the one where the first person to get a speeding ticket was! Read on to find out just how low it was, and zip through the math in slow speed limits.

Cross-Country Choo-Choo
June 18th, 2022

Today we can travel across the country really fast by taking an airplane. But airplanes weren’t always around, which is why it was a big deal when the Transcontinental Railroad tracks were connected and people could get across the country more quickly than riding a horse or going around it by boat. Read on to take a trip with the math in this terrific train ride!

Perfect Paper Pets
June 5th, 2022

This sleepy bear looks so real that if you poked him, he might startle awake. But he’s a sculpture made by artist Calvin Nicholls. Read on to be surprised by the material Calvin uses in his sculptures, and see where math meets art in his amazing work!

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