11 episodes

From the creators of Who Smarted? comes Mysteries About True Histories (aka M.A.T.H.), a podcast for kids where every episode promises an exhilarating mix of adventure, comedy, and educational exploration! Follow along as Max and Molly are recruited into a secret order of Problem Solvers who time travel while solving logic and math problems created by their arch nemeses, The Troublesome Trolls. 

Tune in every Thursday for a brand new episode of Mysteries About True Histories!

This series is perfect for kids ages six and up. Even if your child hasn’t learned some of these concepts yet in school, the storytelling seamlessly plants the seeds for all kinds of math, history, geography and science lessons that will keep your little ones curious and excited to learn. 

Max and Molly, the dynamic duo at the heart of our captivating story, are best friends with a passion for problem-solving. Every episode of M.A.T.H. takes our heroes to cool, new places throughout time and space (including the International Space Station) where they must solve riddles, puzzles and equations designed by the Trolls to cause chaos. By solving these interactive problems (that the listener can play along with) Max & Molly keep the Troublesome Trolls from eliminating things we all love... like ice cream!

From ancient civilizations to futuristic realms, Max and Molly traverse the ages, encountering historical figures, exploring distant lands, and unraveling the mysteries of the universe. Alongside Max and Molly, young adventurers will tackle a series of ingenious puzzles, brain-teasing riddles, and perplexing equations meticulously devised by The Troublesome Trolls.

But fear not, parents! While your kids are busy cracking codes and saving the day, they'll also be exercising their critical thinking skills, honing their math abilities, and expanding their knowledge of history, geography and science. It's educational entertainment at its finest – all wrapped up in a package of non-stop fun!

With each interactive challenge, kids will develop essential problem-solving skills, logical reasoning, and mathematical literacy – all while having a blast with Max & Molly – as well as their middle school rivals, Brad & Katrina, and Max's kooky Aunt Murgatroyd who is the mastermind behind it all! As our kids outsmart The Troublesome Trolls, they learn valuable lessons about teamwork, perseverance, confidence and the power of friendship.

M.A.T.H. is designed to ignite a lifelong love of learning in young minds. By weaving together elements of history, science, geography and mathematics in a captivating narrative, the podcast sparks curiosity and encourages exploration of the world around us. It's an immersive learning experience that transcends the confines of the classroom, inspiring kids to see the world through a new lens.

As parents, you'll love M.A.T.H. for its unique blend of entertainment and education. Not only does it provide an alternative to screen-time, it also offers valuable learning opportunities that complement their school curriculum.

But let's not forget the laughter! With its witty humor, lovable characters, and unpredictable twists, M.A.T.H. is guaranteed to keep the whole family entertained from start to finish. It's the perfect way to bond with your kids while sharing a meaningful and enriching experience together.

So why wait? Join Max and Molly on their thrilling quest to save history, one problem at a time. With Mysteries About True Histories (M.A.T.H.), the adventure has just begun – while the learning never ends! A Starglow Media original.

Mysteries About True Histories (M.A.T.H.‪)‬ Starglow Media

    • Kids & Family

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From the creators of Who Smarted? comes Mysteries About True Histories (aka M.A.T.H.), a podcast for kids where every episode promises an exhilarating mix of adventure, comedy, and educational exploration! Follow along as Max and Molly are recruited into a secret order of Problem Solvers who time travel while solving logic and math problems created by their arch nemeses, The Troublesome Trolls. 

Tune in every Thursday for a brand new episode of Mysteries About True Histories!

This series is perfect for kids ages six and up. Even if your child hasn’t learned some of these concepts yet in school, the storytelling seamlessly plants the seeds for all kinds of math, history, geography and science lessons that will keep your little ones curious and excited to learn. 

Max and Molly, the dynamic duo at the heart of our captivating story, are best friends with a passion for problem-solving. Every episode of M.A.T.H. takes our heroes to cool, new places throughout time and space (including the International Space Station) where they must solve riddles, puzzles and equations designed by the Trolls to cause chaos. By solving these interactive problems (that the listener can play along with) Max & Molly keep the Troublesome Trolls from eliminating things we all love... like ice cream!

From ancient civilizations to futuristic realms, Max and Molly traverse the ages, encountering historical figures, exploring distant lands, and unraveling the mysteries of the universe. Alongside Max and Molly, young adventurers will tackle a series of ingenious puzzles, brain-teasing riddles, and perplexing equations meticulously devised by The Troublesome Trolls.

But fear not, parents! While your kids are busy cracking codes and saving the day, they'll also be exercising their critical thinking skills, honing their math abilities, and expanding their knowledge of history, geography and science. It's educational entertainment at its finest – all wrapped up in a package of non-stop fun!

With each interactive challenge, kids will develop essential problem-solving skills, logical reasoning, and mathematical literacy – all while having a blast with Max & Molly – as well as their middle school rivals, Brad & Katrina, and Max's kooky Aunt Murgatroyd who is the mastermind behind it all! As our kids outsmart The Troublesome Trolls, they learn valuable lessons about teamwork, perseverance, confidence and the power of friendship.

M.A.T.H. is designed to ignite a lifelong love of learning in young minds. By weaving together elements of history, science, geography and mathematics in a captivating narrative, the podcast sparks curiosity and encourages exploration of the world around us. It's an immersive learning experience that transcends the confines of the classroom, inspiring kids to see the world through a new lens.

As parents, you'll love M.A.T.H. for its unique blend of entertainment and education. Not only does it provide an alternative to screen-time, it also offers valuable learning opportunities that complement their school curriculum.

But let's not forget the laughter! With its witty humor, lovable characters, and unpredictable twists, M.A.T.H. is guaranteed to keep the whole family entertained from start to finish. It's the perfect way to bond with your kids while sharing a meaningful and enriching experience together.

So why wait? Join Max and Molly on their thrilling quest to save history, one problem at a time. With Mysteries About True Histories (M.A.T.H.), the adventure has just begun – while the learning never ends! A Starglow Media original.

Listen on Apple Podcasts
Requires subscription and macOS 11.4 or higher

    The Discovery of Gravity

    The Discovery of Gravity

    Max and Molly are needed in 1665 England to make sure nothing stops Sir Isaac Newton from coming up with his theory of gravity! 
    Newton discovered his theory of gravity by seeing an apple fall from a tree... But the Troublesome Trolls picked all the apples in the orchard!  Max and Molly must come up with a new plan to inspire Newton's theory.
    But the Troublesome Trolls picked all the apples in the orchard! Max and Molly must come up with a new plan to inspire Newton's theory.
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    • 20 min
    An Ancient Aztec Adventure!

    An Ancient Aztec Adventure!

    After discovering their Spanish Teacher may be a friend of the Problem Solvers, Max and Molly are sent to 250 C.E. Mexico to help an Aztec community save their crop harvest. An angry rain God who has been making it rain for weeks! 
    Along the way, they learn about ancient Aztec & Mayan Gods, Mexican pyramides, the 'Day of the Dead' festival and the purpose of the Jade Dragon (a statue they received back in Episode 3!). But will it be enough to defeat the Troublesome Trolls, appease the God Quetzalcoatl, save the harvest, AND figure out another clue?  
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    • 19 min
    The Strange Man in Amsterdam

    The Strange Man in Amsterdam

    After a close call with Brad eavesdropping on them, Max & Molly head to 1684 Amsterdam in the Netherlands to stop the Troublesome Trolls from lowering the measurement of seawater and causing chaos in this canal-filled city.  
    While there, they come upon a secret hideout for Troublesome Trolls as well as Willem from the Water Authority who claims he's there to help with their mission. But is Willem to be trusted?  Find out as Max & Molly go on a Double-Dutch mystery adventure.
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    • 15 min
    Don't Erase the Past

    Don't Erase the Past

    After Molly teaches Max a fun way to guess any number someone is thinking of, the Problem Solvers are sent on a mission to Peru. They must prevent the Troublesome Trolls from erasing ancient carvings of people and animals that are the length of 3 football fields! 
    Max and Molly decide to create their own carving and trick the Trolls into erasing that instead. But they're going to need help. The local Prince is amazed by their math tricks and agrees to work with them. But there is one last riddle to solve that may unlock a clue as to the Trolls' true purpose!
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    • 18 min
    The Perfect Cymbals

    The Perfect Cymbals

    After discovering a secret Troublesome Troll Calendar in their teacher's office, Max and Molly are sent on a mission to 1623 Constantinople, Turkey. This time, they need to help Avedis Ziljan, the maker of the famous Ziljan drum cymbals. 
    As a drummer in the school orchestra, Molly is thrilled! Max is just happy not to be in Math class. They soon learn that a clue has been hidden in a famous mosque, but the only way to get past the locked door is to play the 'perfect pair of cymbals.' 
    Will Max & Molly be able to use Math to figure out which of the hundreds of cymbals are the perfect pair? Will they be able to solve the riddle of the mosque and get the clue? You're about to find out!
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    • 19 min
    The Royal Riddler

    The Royal Riddler

    After trying to get their prized jade dragon back from Mr. Conklin (their teacher who is secretly a Troublesome Troll!), Max and Molly are sent on a mission that takes place in 17th Century, England. They’re tasked with helping a Hat Maker solve a riddle posed by the Duchess, who is quite fond of riddles and puzzles.  
    Using math and the power of optical illusions, our duo is able to save the day and outwit and 'out riddle' the Duchess herself!  
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    • 20 min

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