‘Science and Nature’

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A Pumpkin That Packs a Punch

October 1, 2015 4:00 pm


Ever wonder just how “great” the Great Pumpkin of Charlie Brown fame was? Well, if it was anything like the size of the new largest pumpkin in North America, you’d need a forklift to get it anywhere! Read on to weigh in on the pumpkin math.

Can a Robot Ride a Bike?

September 29, 2015 4:00 pm


Meet Primer V2, a balancing bot with a special talent. Read on to find out what this radical, riding robot can do – and cruise along with the robot math!

Teeny Tiny Horse

September 28, 2015 4:00 pm


Horses are beautiful animals. And when they come in miniature size, they’re even more adorable! Read on to horse around with some mini math, and see how fun these animals are.

Supermoon Lunar Eclipse!

September 27, 2015 4:00 pm


During a lunar eclipse, the Moon is directly behind the Earth, on the opposite side of the Sun, causing it to be right in Earth’s shadow and making it look really cool. Well tonight another special thing happens with the moon that you won’t want to miss! Read on to find out what it is, and do the math in this rare lunar double feature!

Trunks, Teeth and Toenails

September 22, 2015 4:00 pm


There are lots of pretty amazing things about elephants – including the numbers behind their big gray bodies! Read on to do some giant-sized math for Elephant Appreciation Day.

A Very Prickly Family

September 17, 2015 4:00 pm


We’ve seen lots of odd animal friend pairings before. But this one might be the oddest. A soft, cuddly cat decided to become a mama to 4 cute, prickly hedgehog babies who needed one. Read on to cuddle up to the cat and hedgehog math.

For Your Rock Collection…

September 16, 2015 4:00 pm


Today is Collect Rocks Day. Rocks can include fossils, which have very old pieces of plants or animals in them. Read on to find out what’s so exciting about fossils scientists recently found in South Africa – and rock out with some math you can really dig!

Switching It Up

September 12, 2015 4:00 pm


What can you buy with $1? How about an 848-foot-tall rock? That’s what one man did back in 1915. Then he decided to put zig-zaggy paths up it, so people could climb it. Read on to do the math on how the climbing and hiking really add up when you’re zig-zagging your way up a giant rock.

Home Sweet Home for Ants

September 9, 2015 4:00 pm


Have you ever seen a line of ants marching its way into an anthill and wonder just how big that ant home is? Well, one artist decided to show us just that, using only melted aluminum. Read on to find out just how many bedrooms these amazing ant houses can have – and make a mountain of math out of an anthill!

Be on Camera for Bedtime Math!

September 8, 2015 4:00 pm


What do Bedtime Math fans and a giraffe walking through the dessert have in common? They all get a chance to star in videos (separate ones, of course)! Read on to see how Bedtime Math fans, giraffes, and videos add up.