‘Food’

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Eat What You Eat With

April 22, 2016 4:00 pm

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Usually the rule is you have to finish your dinner before you can have dessert. And now there’s an edible spoon, which will lessen the amount of plastic in landfills. So we’re wondering: will we now have to finish our spoons, too, before we can eat our ice cream? Read on to do the math in this neat new invention!

Festival of Freedom

April 22, 2016 3:59 pm

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From numbers of days and nights, to counting the 4 Questions, to the world’s largest matzo ball, there’s math galore in Passover. Read on to discover the numbers in Passover!

Orange You Glad You’re Not Round?

April 7, 2016 4:00 pm

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Normally, oranges and watermelons are round. But in Japan, they grow cool five-sided oranges and cube watermelons! Read on to see how the fruit math really shapes up.

It’s No Joke

April 1, 2016 4:00 pm

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On April Fools’ Day, everyone’s out to play jokes on each other. And no matter the trick, doing the math right is sure to help you fool your friends. Read on for some crazy jokes and April Fools’ Day math!

Cake for the World

March 28, 2016 4:00 pm

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Bedtime Math fan Grady S. asked us, how much cake does the whole world eat every day? Read on to find out and munch on the math!

When Apples Try to Fly

March 27, 2016 4:00 pm

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We love food, and we love it even more when we get to play with it. Chef John Mitzewich likes to play with his food, too – and created this neat apple swan! Read on to find out how to make one, while swan-diving through the math in playing with your food.

Egg Hunt

March 27, 2016 3:59 pm

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We’ve included an extra math problem about Easter, for those who celebrate or would like to learn more about the day. Read on to find out about the history of the Easter egg, and do the math on how quickly the candy can really add up!

Sweet and Sticky by the Gallon

March 21, 2016 4:00 pm

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When you drizzle real maple syrup onto your pancakes, you probably use just a few tablespoons. But it takes a lot more than a few tablespoons of sticky tree sap to make a bottle of this delicious topping. Read on to find out how it’s made and do the sweet, syrupy math!

The Best Way to Serve 20 Pies

March 19, 2016 4:00 pm

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Pie is yummy, and it’s even more fun when you can play with your pie to make 3-D geometric shapes! Read on to eat up the math in this “pie-cosahedron.”

Sweet and Sour Circles

March 14, 2016 4:00 pm

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On Pi Day (3/14), we like to celebrate a very special number and circles. And what better way than with some citrus circle math? Read on for the secret math of citrus fruits!