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A Baby That Towers Over You

April 28, 2016 4:00 pm

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Giraffes are the tallest animals in the world, towering 16 to 18 feet high. So just think about how tall baby giraffes are! And their height isn’t the only amazing number about them. Read on to reach new heights with the math of baby giraffes.

When Books Flip Upside-Down

April 27, 2016 4:00 pm

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When you read a book and flip through the pages, do you ever wonder how that book was made? You might be surprised to learn just how much math it takes to make a book! Read on to see where reading and writing meet arithmetic.

Ducks Who Like Pizza

April 26, 2016 4:00 pm

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This mama duck and her baby ducklings look like they should be somewhere else, like floating on a lake. But they look happy just waddling along. Read on to find out where these baby birds are on their way to, and waddle along with the math in their adventure!

We’re Real Rear Wheels – Say It 10 Times Fast!

April 25, 2016 4:00 pm

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Try saying “We’re real rear wheels” 10 times fast — or even just twice. Not so easy, huh? That’s called a tongue twister, because it twists up your tongue. Read on for some more tricky phrases, and do the tongue twisting math!

“Star Wars” Star Drives Your Car

April 24, 2016 4:00 pm

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Robots are fun, and driving around in cars is fun – so why not combine the two? Bedtime Math fan Caitlyn R. just sent us a great photo and video about just that: someone made their car wheel look like the robot BB8 from the newest Star Wars movie. Read on to ride your way through the math in tires, robots, and Star Wars!

How Many Years in a Hamster Year?

April 23, 2016 4:00 pm

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Bedtime Math fans really want to know about animal years. Victoria and Emilia I. asked, can you measure years using animals other than dogs? And Sophie L. asked how old her cats are in cat years. Read on to do the math on the age of our favorite furry pals!

Eat What You Eat With

April 22, 2016 4:00 pm

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Usually the rule is you have to finish your dinner before you can have dessert. And now there’s an edible spoon, which will lessen the amount of plastic in landfills. So we’re wondering: will we now have to finish our spoons, too, before we can eat our ice cream? Read on to do the math in this neat new invention!

Festival of Freedom

April 22, 2016 3:59 pm

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From numbers of days and nights, to counting the 4 Questions, to the world’s largest matzo ball, there’s math galore in Passover. Read on to discover the numbers in Passover!

Crickets Who Count

April 21, 2016 4:00 pm

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We humans aren’t the only creatures who can do math. Crickets can, too! Read on to find out what counting cricket chirps can tell you, and do the nature math.

Catching Clouds for a Drink

April 20, 2016 4:00 pm

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There are some places that don’t get a lot of water. So someone invented a really cool way to get water by catching it from the sky. Read on to see how important math was in making this cool invention – and play with the numbers in catching clouds!