‘Science and Nature’

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Fun Fur for All

July 31, 2020 4:00 pm

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Bedtime Math fan Grace C. asked us, how many hairs does a dog have? The answer might surprise you! (Or, if you have a dog and are constantly picking fur off your clothes, maybe you won’t be as surprised.) Read on to find out, and do the fur-flying math on our fuzzy friends.

A Berry Big Number

July 30, 2020 4:00 pm

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Bedtime Math fan Elley C. asked us, are there more strawberries or people in the world? Read on to find out – you might be shocked by the tasty answer!

When You Wish upon a Fluff

July 29, 2020 4:00 pm

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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!

Where Every Day Is Your Birthday

July 28, 2020 4:00 pm

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Bedtime Math fan Ben W. asked us, which planet has the longest day? Read on to find out the answer, and see where you’d get to celebrate the most birthdays!

Crazy Eye Colors

July 27, 2020 4:00 pm

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Did you ever look at a cat and notice that it had two different colored eyes? This happens a lot with some of our other furry friends, too. Read on to find out which animals like to mix it up with eye color – and do the eye-catching math!

Ducks of a Different Color

July 22, 2020 4:00 pm

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When you think of ducks, what color are they in your mind? Some ducks, like the ones in this picture, prefer a whole different set of colors. And these ducks have a cool way of talking to each other, too. Read on to find out more about these colorful friends, and swim through the math!

Paper by the Pound

July 19, 2020 4:00 pm

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Bedtime Math fan Ruby W. asked us, how much paper do we use? When you think about everything that’s made of paper, the amount stacks up! Read on to do the math on paper, and see just how much you can do by recycling it.

What Does the Dolphin Say?

July 17, 2020 4:00 pm

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Bedtime Math fan Mia G. asked us, how far does a dolphin’s sound travel? Read on to find out, and make some noise with the super speedy dolphin sound math!

Three Sheets to the Wind

July 16, 2020 4:00 pm

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You can do lots of things with a blank piece of paper, including making a world record-setting paper airplane! Read on to soar with the math and numbers in these classic creations.

3, 2, 1, Blast-Off!

July 15, 2020 4:00 pm

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It’s hard work to lift things, especially when they’re heavy. So just imagine how hard a rocket has to work when it’s blasting into space and carrying thousands of gallons of fuel! Read on to get carried away with spaceship math that’s out of this world.