‘Vehicles and Transportation’

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Dogs Who Love Sleds

November 27, 2015 4:00 pm


Bedtime Math fan Symone B. went to Alaska and got to see huskies pull dogsleds in Denali National Park. Vehicles aren’t allowed in the park, so the dogs carry everything from place to place – including people! Read on to see how the miles and weight of their loads really add up – and do the math on these hard-working dogs.

The Truth about Road Signs

November 25, 2015 4:00 pm


When you’re traveling, you’ll see all kinds of road signs telling you where you are and what to do, like stop or slow down. They may not look too big, but you’d be surprised by how giant they really are! Read on to find out the truth behind the size of these signs – and map out the road-sign math.

Dog on Wheels

November 17, 2015 4:00 pm


It’s fun to teach dogs tricks, like “paw,” and “roll over.” But to teach them to break a world record is another story! Read on to find out how Otto the dog became a world record holder, and skate through the math of dogs on wheels.

Can a Bird Take You for a Ride?

November 5, 2015 4:00 pm


Bedtime Math fan Kaien M. asked us a great question: how many birds would it take to pick you up and fly with you? Read on to fly away with the math and see what the answer to this question is!

Hamster on a Roll – and Stuffed Animal Results!

October 25, 2015 4:00 pm


Lots of dogs enjoy going for car rides. And apparently one woman thought her hamster was missing out and needed a ride of his own. Read on to see the math that happens when you let a hamster out of his hamster wheel to go on a four-wheeled adventure!

Strut Like a Snack Machine

October 19, 2015 4:00 pm


It’s always tough to choose a Halloween costume from all the possible choices. And there are even more options if you think outside the box – like being a Transformer or piece of sushi! Read on to see where Halloween and numbers collide with some creative costume math.

Are Rockets Fast or Slow?

October 17, 2015 4:00 pm


Of course rockets are fast – or are they? Do they go as fast on the ground as they do in air? Or would you be able to beat a rocket in a race around your town? Read on to rocket through the math in space shuttles!

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!

Dog Train

September 25, 2015 4:00 pm


Lots of dogs love car rides, where they can stick their heads out the window and feel the breeze in their faces. But what about train rides? One man decided to make a special train for stray dogs near his home, and he gives them rides every week! Read on to do the math and see how this train has literally gone to the dogs!

A Traffic Jam You’ll Never See

September 23, 2015 4:00 pm


Airplanes are fun vehicles to ride in, and lots of them takeoff from airports every day. We probably don’t realize just how many are flying in the sky, so one photographer decided to camp out at Los Angeles International Airport for a day and take pictures as each plane took off. Read on to takeoff with some math and see just how many planes are leaving this airport each day.