‘Science and Nature’

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What It Takes to Be Superman

May 26, 2016 4:00 pm

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They say Superman is “faster than a speeding bullet, more powerful than a locomotive, able to leap tall buildings in a single bound.” But just how fast, powerful, and high-jumping is he? Read on to put numbers to the powers of Superman!

Giant Family for a Giant Tortoise

May 25, 2016 4:00 pm

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Our friends Tyler and Ally M. just shared with us that last week Nigrita the 80-year-old Galapagos tortoise just had babies for the first time. While 80 years may seem like a long time, tortoises can live to be double that! Read on to see what other numbers make these reptiles a really big deal.

Watch Out for Space Junk

May 24, 2016 4:00 pm

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Bedtime Math fan Chloe H. asked us a great question: how many times could you fly around the world in a spaceship in one day? Read on to find out, and fly through the space math!

Magical Midnight Moon

May 21, 2016 4:00 pm

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Bedtime Math fan Isaac I. asked us, how many pencils would we have to line up to reach the Moon? With tonight being a full Moon, it’s the perfect time to stack up pencils and figure out! Read on to find out – and do the moon math.

Can You Face the Wild Wind?

May 17, 2016 4:00 pm

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Sometimes winds are so strong it feels like you’ll be picked up and blown away! And this one guy almost is. Read on to find out just how strong those winds are, and get blown away by the windy math.

How Many Snacks Can We Stuff Inside Earth?

May 12, 2016 4:00 pm

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Bedtime Math fan Cynthia D. asked us, how many pizzas could we fit inside our planet if it were hollow? And fan Sophia H. wants to know how many cheeseburgers? Read on to find out and really chow down on the math!

Face-Off with a Mountain

May 11, 2016 4:00 pm

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We’re always fans of things that are giant-sized. So what’s not to love about a mountain with giant heads sculpted into it? And that’s exactly what Mount Rushmore is. Read on to find out more about these men in the mountain, and do the larger-than-life math!

Planet Party

May 8, 2016 4:00 pm

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We always love a good, rare, outer-space event. And Mercury traveling across the sun is one of those things that doesn’t happen every day! Read on to do the math in this out-of-this-world event happening tomorrow.

The Bunnies on Your Block

May 6, 2016 4:00 pm

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Bedtime Math fan Anne S. asked us, how many bunnies can live in a neighborhood? Read on to get hopping with the math behind these furry neighborhood friends, and find out!

Pick a Pack of Prickly Pear

May 4, 2016 4:00 pm

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Have you ever tried to touch a cactus? How about eat parts of it? Some cacti have paddles that turn into fruit you can actually eat! Read on to poke around the math in cacti.