October 7, 2021

Today’s Events & Happenings in History

October 7, 1959.
Soviet spacecraft Luna 3 took pictures of the far side of the moon, which we had never seen before!

For more: Due to lunar libration (the wiggling of the moon) we only ever see 59% of the surface. Watch a video from NASA on lunar libration.

Quote of the Day

Even if hate has a bullhorn, love is louder.
–Kid President

Prompt: What do you think Kid President meant by this? When have you seen “love be louder”?

Today's Brain Break!

Picture an enormous cauldron in front of you, filled with ooey-gooey caramel. Take a large stirrer and plunge it to the bottom of the pot. Slowly stir in a clockwise direction. Get into it with your whole body! Then reverse direction.

Math Problem of the Day

Ella goes bobbing for apples at the Halloween Boo Bash. There were 8 apples in the tub to start. She catches 2 apples. What fraction of the apples remain in the tub?