Fidget Spinners: Bringing a new spin to math

Fidget spinners have become the new must-have toy, flooding classrooms worldwide with a colorful burst of distracting movements. However, spinners aren’t just toys. Instead, spinners are a world of possibility, from nifty tricks to wow your friends with, to lessons learnt on variables and probabilities. Yes, spinners can teach you mathematics! Want to find out how to bring […]

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Practice makes perfect fun

Let’s face it, sometimes math can be challenging. Sometimes math can be scary. Sometimes math can be a major problem that we cannot seem to solve. However, there’s one thing that math isn’t, and that’s boring. Math is never boring. In fact, math is just as fun as play when learned the right way. You […]

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Mathematics is Awesome

In the Lego movie, everything revolves around systematic perfection. Everybody wakes up at the same time, everybody listens to the same song, and everything is in its right place. Living in a world where everything is awesome and everyone follows the same instructions sure sounds good! Little does one unassumingly ordinary Lego character named Emmet knows, […]

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The Joy Division

The Trolls movie is an explosion of upbeat fun that spreads throughout the film. There’s a lot to be said about the charming little characters that have won the hearts of many. They sing, they hug, they dance, they hug. Every day’s a sunshiney day when miserable Bergens aren’t around to eat them like a bag […]

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Cloudy with a Chance of Math

Food can fuel the growing mind, that’s why we at Zap Zap Math don’t take food lightly, and neither does Flint Lockwood. Flint is a scientist in the movie Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, who finds a way to convert water molecules into food. Though the probability of him succeeding in his delectable endeavor […]

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