February 3, 2022

Today’s Fascinating Fact!

Fact #248:
Parachutes were invented before airplanes.

The first well-documented parachute drop was made by the Frenchman Lenormand, who jumped from a tower in 1783. Learn more about how parachutes work in this video for kids!

Brain Puzzle of the Day

Solve this brain puzzle! Answer below.

Word of the Day

The loud, wailing sound that bagpipes make.

For more: write a paragraph using the word skirl!

Math Problem of the Day

A jellybean truck was traveling to a carnival when it turned over and spilled all 612 jars of jellybeans into a river. Volunteers came to fish the jars out of the river. If there were 6 volunteers, how many jellybean jars did each volunteer fish out of the river?


Brain Puzzle: X marks the spot

Math Problem: 102 jars