‘Science and Nature’

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Too Many Fish in the Sea

June 26, 2016 4:00 pm


Our fans are really curious about the number of animals in the world. Fan Chryssa Z. asked us, are there more people or fish in the world? And fan Lora S. asked us, how many birds are there — does the sky have even more living things than water or land? Read on to find out the answers – and soar through the math in land and sea animals!

Billions of Boxes of Air

June 22, 2016 4:00 pm


Bedtime Math fan Rylan N. asked us, how much air does Earth have? Read on to find out, and be swept away by the air-y math!

Walking with 4 Left Feet

June 21, 2016 4:00 pm


Once you get the hang of it, it’s easy to walk with your 2 legs. But what if you had 4 legs like a horse, or 8 legs like a crab? Read on to find out how these animals motor around – and get a leg up on the math!

Tricky Trip to Mars

June 15, 2016 4:00 pm


Bedtime Math fan Hailey S. asked us, how long does it take to fly to Mars? And Mary Claire A., another fan, just told us about this cool new way to live “on” Mars once you get there. Read on to do the out-of-this-world math on a galactic trip to Mars!

Your Very Own Balloon Ride

June 13, 2016 4:00 pm


Bedtime Math fan Ana P. asked us, how many balloons would it take to lift her school principal into the air? That’s a great question! Read on to lift off with the math in reaching new heights with balloons.

What Marshmallows, Batteries, and Glue Have in Common

June 11, 2016 4:00 pm


You’d never think that marshmallows, batteries and glue have anything in common, but they do! Read on to find out what it is – and do the math in their mysterious connection.

The Biggest, Stinkiest Flower

June 10, 2016 4:00 pm


Spring is the time when flowers bloom and you get to see lots of pretty colors. Bedtime Math fans Jane and Rita R. just let us know that the biggest flower of them all is blooming right now! Just how big is this flower? Read on to find out, and spring into the math in gigantic flowers.

Tiny Turbo-Bird

June 6, 2016 4:00 pm


The bee hummingbird is the world’s tiniest bird. Just how small is this little flying wonder? Read on to find out – and get buzzing with the math in bee hummingbirds!

Perfect Paper Pets

June 5, 2016 4:00 pm


This sleepy bear looks so real that if you poked him, he might startle awake. But he’s a sculpture made by artist Calvin Nicholls. Read on to be surprised by the material Calvin uses in his sculptures, and see where math meets art in his amazing work!

When You’re Stuck in the Sand

June 2, 2016 4:00 pm


Longtime Bedtime Math fan Sophia Y. asked us, how many sand particles would it take to cover a person? Sand particles are really tiny, so they add up fast! Read on to find out, and do the math on this super sandy question.