‘Science and Nature’

1 2 3 42

The Bird That Really Turns Heads

December 11, 2017 4:00 pm

0

Did you know that owls can move their heads around in almost a full circle? And they have a good reason for doing this! Read on to do the head-turning math behind these birds that turn heads.

Don’t Hold Your Breath

December 8, 2017 4:00 pm

0

If you’ve ever tried to hold your breath, you know if gets harder and harder as time ticks by. But did you know there are some animals that can hold their breath for 10 minutes, 20 minutes, and even longer? Read on to see which animals are masters at holding their breaths, and take a breath of fresh math!

Flash Those Feathers

December 7, 2017 4:00 pm

0

Peacocks are those birds with the fancy, flashy feathers they fan out into a semi-circle to impress the female peahens – and us humans. So just how many of those feathers does it take to create this colorful arrangement? Read on to find out, and do the fancy-feather math!

Polka Dot Dog

December 5, 2017 4:00 pm

0

Dogs come in all kinds of patterns, including spots! Dalmatians are one of the most famous spotted pups. But do they always have those eye-catching dots? Read on to find out – and spot the math in these delightful dogs.

The Weight of Snow, in Chocolate

December 4, 2017 4:00 pm

0

If snow is starting to fall where you live, you may be out there building a snowman or chucking snowballs at your friends — and you may notice how the really wet, sticky snow you can pack into shapes is also really heavy. How can those teeny specks falling from the sky weigh so much? Read on to see – and find out just how much a snowflake weighs.

Throw Those Snowflakes!

December 1, 2017 4:00 pm

0

Bedtime Math fan Lucas W. asked us, how many snowflakes are in a snowball? Read on to do the ice cold math!

Last Chance for Pumpkins

November 28, 2017 4:00 pm

0

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 the seeds are cooking.

Trip to the Center of the Earth

November 24, 2017 4:00 pm

0

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!

A Lot of Rings to Count

November 20, 2017 4:00 pm

0

Birthday parties are fun. And when you’re as old as the Methuselah Tree, you deserve to have at least one party! Read on to find out just how old this plant is, and branch out with some tree math!

Running Around the Whole World

November 18, 2017 4:00 pm

0

Bedtime Math fan Valeria M. in Spain just asked us, how long would it take to run all the way around the world? Believe it or not, it’s been done! But how long would it take if you didn’t have to take any breaks? Read on to run through the math of world record runs.