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The Mortgage Realities Of A Dream Home
Purchasing a house is not just about how it looks and feels, but the actual costs. Learn to calculate the mortgage of your dream home.
How To Make A Pop-Up Book With Engineering
Use geometry to make and measure paper pop-up book mechanisms—from the v-fold to the box layer.
How Often Do 100-Year Floods Actually Occur?
Buying a home? Let probability help you estimate your flood risk.
Hungry Hungry Hermetia
Food waste is a real problem in the world today. Can you design an economic and environmental solution—with fly larvae?
Investigate different types of volcanic eruptions and linear equations to see if you, a car, Usain Bolt, or a tortoise could survive by simply running away.
Drawing Congressional Districts Is Like Sudoku
It’s just simple math, on a map, and on steroids.
Why Are Honeycomb Cells Hexagonal?
Honeybees make the cells of their hives in the shape of hexagons, but why?
Summing Up The Skyscraper Problem
How do you figure out how much it will cost to wash the windows of a building “n” stories high? Try using consecutive sums or the quadratic equation!
How Big Was This Squid?
Learn how to determine the size of a Humboldt squid using a beak left behind in a whale’s stomach in this data-rich math activity.
Tessellation And Miura Folds
Make an origami fold that can compress rigid materials, and study the tessellation it creates!