March 9, 2022

Today’s Fascinating Fact!

Fact #176:
Geraldyn “Jerrie” Cobb was the first woman to pass astronaut testing in 1961.

Unfortunately, Cobb wasn’t allowed to travel to space due to her gender. Learn more about the first woman in space, Sally Ride, in this video.

Brain Puzzle of the Day

Solve this brain puzzle! Answer below.

Would You Rather?

Would you rather lick a used toothbrush or chew old gum?

Optional: find a partner who has an opposing point of view and discuss!

Math Problem of the Day

Harold the Hat Man is selling top hats. He balances 12 black top hats in his left hand, 15 blue top hats in his right hand, and 27 rainbow top hats on his head. If he sold all the hats on his head, what fraction of the top hats are left? Simplify your answer.


Brain Puzzle: I understand

Math Problem: 27/54 or ½