Bottle flipping is being used to teach kids probability in school now


Ever since that infamous bottle flipping video earlier this year, it seems flipping bottles around is all the kids are doing now. 

Year 5 teacher Lauren Hinton admitted annoying at first, when students got into the craze.

“It’s noisy, it’s distracting and because they use the reusable plastic bottles, they often crack so it becomes messy,” she told the ABC.

But then she had a idea: What if she could teach mathematics to her students by disguising it with a viral fad? Delightfully devilish.

Now the kids are learning about probability, fractions and percentages while bottle flipping, and they’re enjoying it too.  Read more…

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Teen students design a robot that can successfully flip a water bottle


Bottle flips will never get old in the eyes of those most important to popular culture — teenagers.

Somers High School Technology Education students designed, constructed and programmed a robot to flip a water bottle – and they’re shocked to see it work.

Check out their technical handiwork above.

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