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The air is getting crisp in many areas and the leaves are quickly changing colors. Families spend a lot of time outside looking at and collecting the beautiful leaves. Why not utilize Mother Nature’s bounty for some math extensions with a creative twist?
Did you ever realize you can make music with just about anything? Even garbage lids, kitchen sinks, and brooms! Read on to do the math behind the wacky music you can make with everyday items.
You know those white and yellow lines painted down the middle of the roads? How long do you think they are? Read on to find out the answer – and be shocked by the “street math!”
It’s hard to find something when it’s really tiny – even smaller than a dime! But two scientists managed to find this teeny frog in the big forest. Read on to do some big math on tiny frogs.
Bedtime Math fan James H. asked us, how many bugs can a pitcher plant eat in a year? Read on to learn more about the pitcher plant, and do the math to see just how many bugs a hungry plant can eat!
You know those cute yellow flowers you see in the grass? Or those round, white poofs of fluff you can blow into the air to make a wish? They’re the same flower, called a dandelion. And with the number of seeds and how far they can fly, there’s a lot of math in them. Read on to float away with the numbers in dandelions!
Bedtime Math fan Mateo C. asked us, was the world’s biggest meatball bigger than the world’s longest piece of pasta? Read on to find out – and slurp up the delicious math in larger-than-life spaghetti and meatballs!
What’s the difference between a fruit and a vegetable? A fruit comes out of the flower on a plant and holds seeds. Apples and oranges, peaches and apricots,...
Did you know that your ears and nose “grow” your whole life? Read on to find out the astonishing math behind your ever-changing facial features!
There are all kinds of zany holidays. One of our favorites is National Chocolate Chip Day! Read on to find out how the chocolate chip came to be, and satisfy your sweet tooth with some yummy math.