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Nature’s Water Shooter

May 30, 2018 4:00 pm

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It’s fun to squirt each other with water guns. So just imagine how awesome a huge natural water spout that shoots water over 100 feet into the air every 91 minutes is! Read on to find out about this famous geyser, and do the “H2-whoah” math.

Magical Midnight Moon

May 29, 2018 4:00 pm

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Bedtime Math fan Isaac I. asked us, how many pencils would we have to line up to reach the Moon? With tonight being a full Moon, it’s the perfect time to stack up pencils and figure out! Read on to find out – and do the moon math.

Don’t Set the Food on Fire

May 28, 2018 4:00 pm

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Grilling food isn’t an easy job, especially when you’re having a cookout for all your friends. Read on to see how much math goes into not setting the food on fire and cooking the perfect burger!

A Fast 500 Miles

May 27, 2018 4:00 pm

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It’s fun to drive fast on a highway, but that’s nothing like driving a racecar. Read on to speed away with the math in racecars to get ready for the Indy 500 race!

What It Takes to Be Superman

May 26, 2018 4:00 pm

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They say Superman is “faster than a speeding bullet, more powerful than a locomotive, able to leap tall buildings in a single bound.” But just how fast, powerful, and high-jumping is he? Read on to put numbers to the powers of Superman!

Blue Sky, Blue Sea…Blue Trees?

May 25, 2018 4:00 pm

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This may look like a page out of a Dr. Seuss book, but these blue trees are real! Of course, an artist painted them to make them blue. Read on to find out why – and see how the math can really add up when art meets nature.

Watch Out for Space Junk

May 24, 2018 4:00 pm

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Bedtime Math fan Chloe H. asked us a great question: how many times could you fly around the world in a spaceship in one day? Read on to find out, and fly through the space math!

A Day for Lucky Pennies

May 23, 2018 4:00 pm

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The saying goes “See a penny, pick it up, and all day you’ll have good luck!” But does it double the luck if you find it on National Lucky Penny Day? Read on to use your “cents” and do the math in lucky pennies.

Lego by the House-ful

May 22, 2018 4:00 pm

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Longtime Bedtime Math fan Benjamin H. asked us, how many Lego pieces are made every day? Read on to do the math and find out the answer to this fantastic question – you might be surprised at just how many Legos are being churned out and stacked up each day!

Tricky Triangles

May 21, 2018 4:00 pm

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Solve some shape-based puzzles with this tricky tangram story!