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Putting the Boom in Boomerang
October 6th, 2021

When you throw a ball or Frisbee, it usually only comes back to you if you’re playing catch with somebody (or fetch with your dog). But a boomerang is different and will return to you on its own! Read on to find out how it works, and go flying with the boomerang math.

When Rubber Duckies Sail the Seas
September 10th, 2020

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!

Triple-Trick Dominoes
September 8th, 2020

Domino chains are so simple but so cool. And when you make them into patterns and spirals with multiple levels like Lily Hevesh does, they’re even cooler! Read on to discover the math behind building a triple domino spiral – and see where math, science, and art collide.

From Trash to Toys
April 22nd, 2020

Today is Earth Day, when we celebrate our home planet. One way we can take care of Earth is by piling up less trash. And one way to pile up less trash is to recycle. But can you recycle an old, broken toy? Yes – or at least, someone can! This New Jersey company will […]

A Surprise Inside a Surprise Inside a…
December 2nd, 2019

Have you ever seen those little wooden dolls that split open to show another little doll inside, then another inside that one? Ever wonder what they’re called? Read on to find out – and see how the math stacks up in these stacking dolls!

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