‘Daily Math’

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Gold on Fire

November 30, 2015 4:00 pm


Bedtime Math fan Emerson S. asked, how much gold is on the flame on the Statue of Liberty’s torch? Well, the torch may not look that big to us from the ground, but when you get up close, you realize how big it really is – and how much gold goes into covering it. Read on to find out and discover the treasure-chest of math in Lady Liberty’s gold flame!

Catch It by the Tail

November 29, 2015 4:00 pm


It must be fun to have a tail. It must be even more fun to have a long tail and measure yourself in tail lengths. As Bedtime Math fan Nhya points out, the cats in the “Warrior Cat” book series measure like this. What would it be like if other animals did this? Read on to find out, and enjoy a math tall tail!

Last Chance for Pumpkins

November 28, 2015 4:00 pm


Fall is about to turn into winter for many of us, so what do you do with all those pumpkins that won’t make it through the cold? Make yummy foods from them, of course! And the best part is, you can use almost every part of the pumpkin, including all those seeds. Read on for a simple seed recipe – and snack on some math while those seeds are cooking.

Dogs Who Love Sleds

November 27, 2015 4:00 pm


Bedtime Math fan Symone B. went to Alaska and got to see huskies pull dogsleds in Denali National Park. Vehicles aren’t allowed in the park, so the dogs carry everything from place to place – including people! Read on to see how the miles and weight of their loads really add up – and do the math on these hard-working dogs.

A Very Thirsty Turkey

November 26, 2015 4:00 pm


Thanksgiving is that holiday when we show our thankfulness for many things, including food. There are usually lots and lots of different foods on the table for Thanksgiving. But do you know what ingredient they all have in common? Read on to find out – and eat up the Thanksgiving dinner math!

The Truth about Road Signs

November 25, 2015 4:00 pm


When you’re traveling, you’ll see all kinds of road signs telling you where you are and what to do, like stop or slow down. They may not look too big, but you’d be surprised by how giant they really are! Read on to find out the truth behind the size of these signs – and map out the road-sign math.

Trip to the Center of the Earth

November 24, 2015 4:00 pm


Bedtime Math fan Ajax asked us, what happens if you dig a hole straight down into the ground? How far do you have to dig to reach the bottom? Read on to find out- and dig into the math!

Fat Dog

November 23, 2015 4:00 pm


Dachshunds are those small dogs with short legs, who waddle close to the ground. But one dachshund ate so much human junk food, like pizza and hamburgers, that he weighed so much and had trouble waddling around. After going on a doggy diet, though, he now can happily run around. Read on to do the math on this disappearing dog and his new healthy foods!

Time to Line Up…

November 22, 2015 4:00 pm


Do you sometimes look at the clock, waiting for time to pass and it just moves so slowly? Well, Bedtime Math fans Miriam, Silas, and Titus R. shared some great, fun clock number games you can play to pass the time. Read on to play with the numbers – and have a good time!

When There’s Wind in the Wires

November 21, 2015 4:00 pm


You’ve probably seen pictures of cute old-fashioned windmills, or seen a toy one spinning at the miniature golf course. And maybe you’ve even seen a version of them around today, called wind turbines, from afar. So you might not realize how gigantic they really are! Read on to find out about the numbers in these towering twirly machines – and get spinning with the math.