‘Science and Nature’

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White as a…Lobster

September 11, 2014 4:00 pm

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Lobsters are those reddish-pink, claw-waving sea critters who hope not to get caught and become someone’s tasty dinner. Well, two lobsters have escaped being eaten simply by looking really cool. Click “Read More” to find out how their good looks saved them, and do the lobster math.

Spectacular, Smelly Fish

September 7, 2014 4:00 pm

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There are lots of ways that fish in an aquarium can wow us. But this mandarinfish may take the cake. Click “Read More” to find out why – and swim your way through the fish math!

Who Has the Greater Crater?

September 5, 2014 4:00 pm

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When we look up at our beautiful Moon, we see craters, those big circular dents caused by huge chunks of flying rock smashing into the Moon for billions of years. Well, Earth has craters from meteors and asteroids, too. Click “Read More” to see which celestial body has the greater crater – and do the math!

Berry, Berry Mixed Up

August 31, 2014 4:00 pm

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Which of these fruits are not berries: strawberry, blackberry, banana, tomato, and blueberry? Turns out just two of them aren’t. Click “Read More” to find out which two, and do some yummy berry math!

Digging Way, Way Deep

August 29, 2014 4:00 pm

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Have you ever driven through a long tunnel? Is that the coolest thing or what? It’s even cooler how tunnels are made. Click “Read More” to dig up the dirt on tunnel-making, and tunnel through some fun math!

Puff Daddy

August 24, 2014 4:00 pm

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We humans love to build sandcastles, but we aren’t the only ones. Click “Read More” to see what other animals enjoy a good sandcastle, and do some underwater math!

Bite-Sized Bots

August 22, 2014 4:00 pm

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When we think of robots, we think of a kid-sized chunk of metal that beeps and blinks, like R2D2 in Star Wars. But robots come in all shapes and sizes — including this batch of 1,024 mini-robots. Click “Read More” to find out what these small but mighty robots can do, and do the math!

FINALLY Enough Hours in the Day

August 21, 2014 4:00 pm

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Sometimes you hear grown-ups say, “I wish there were more hours in the day,” because they can’t finish everything they have to get done before bedtime. Well, just tell them to move to the planet Venus, where the days are really, really long. Click “Read More” to find out just how long a day on Venus is in Earth time – and do the space time math!

Porcupettes

August 17, 2014 4:00 pm

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We love learning new words here at Bedtime Math, and we just discovered a great one, “porcupette:” If you want to learn what this means, too, click “Read More” and do the porcupette math!

A Truly Magic Carpet

August 16, 2014 4:00 pm

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A flower is beautiful on its own, but when you put it with thousands of other flowers to make a picture, they become even more beautiful. That’s exactly what over 100 people did this week in Belgium. Click “Read More” and do the sweet-smelling math!