‘Science and Nature’

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Three Birthdays Every Day

August 22, 2016 4:00 pm

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We have to wait a whole 365 days for our birthdays to come around again. But what if we lived on a planet where we only had to wait a few hours? Well, there’s one planet out there where this could happen! Read on to find out more about Kepler-78b, and do the math to see how often you’d get to eat cake and celebrate.

The Toothy Truth

August 18, 2016 4:00 pm

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Bedtime Math fan Isha I. asked us, how many teeth are there in the world? When you stop to count all the teeth in humans and animals, the numbers get big! Read on to sink your teeth into the math behind this toothy question.

Feather Bedhead

August 16, 2016 4:00 pm

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This bird has a cool hairdo. But that’s not the only neat thing about it. Read on to find out more about the Egyptian vulture – and discover the math behind this feathery bedhead!

That’s One Heavy Ocean

August 15, 2016 4:00 pm

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Bedtime Math fan Parker M. asked us, how much does the ocean weigh? Read on to find out, and make a splash with the ocean math!

The Horse That Could Ride You

August 13, 2016 4:00 pm

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Wait — is that a real horse next to that dog? It is, and her name is Thumbelina. Read on to do the BIG math on tiny horses.

Fingertip Frog

August 10, 2016 4:00 pm

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It’s hard to find something when it’s really tiny – even smaller than a dime! But two scientists managed to find this teeny frog in the big forest. Read on to do some big math on tiny frogs.

Snack Time for Horses

August 9, 2016 4:00 pm

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What are those giant rolls of brown stuff? And how did they get there? Read on to find out and roll with the math!

When the Plant Is the Boss

August 6, 2016 4:00 pm

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Bedtime Math fan James H. asked us, how many bugs can a pitcher plant eat in a year? Read on to learn more about the pitcher plant, and do the math to see just how many bugs a hungry plant can eat!

A Berry Big Number

August 2, 2016 4:00 pm

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Bedtime Math fan Elley C. asked us, are there more strawberries or people in the world? Read on to find out – you might be shocked by the tasty answer!

Fun Fur All

July 31, 2016 4:00 pm

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Bedtime Math fan Grace C. asked us, how many hairs does a dog have? The answer might surprise you! (Or, if you have a dog and are constantly picking fur off your clothes, maybe you won’t be as surprised.) Read on to find out, and do the fur-flying math on our fuzzy friends.