December 3, 2021

Today’s Events & Happenings in History

December 3, 1996
The unmanned space vehicle Mars Pathfinder was launched to explore the surface of Mars.

For more: Mars Pathfinder landed on Mars on July 4th, 1997. Watch this video that details the last 20 years of NASA at Mars.

Writing Prompt of the Day

If I were as tiny as an ant, I would ______.

Today’s Awesome Person in History

Josephine Cochrane:
Inventor of the first commercially successful dishwashing machine!

For more: Watch this video from News in Science about Cochrane and her invention.

Math Problem of the Day

Courtney wanted to bake two pies for her family. One pie crust calls for 2.5 cups of flour. The filling calls for 3 tablespoons of flour. How much flour does Courtney need in total?