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A Whale of a Waterslide
July 16th, 2021

As humans, we love the thrill of going down a waterslide. So why shouldn’t dolphins get in on the fun, too? These dolphins take a different approach to it, though. Read on to find out how they enjoy an all-natural waterslide – and jump into the wild waterslide math!

Ducks Who Like Pizza
July 15th, 2021

This mama duck and her baby ducklings look like they should be somewhere else, like floating on a lake. But they look happy just waddling along. Read on to find out where these baby birds are on their way to, and waddle along with the math in their adventure!

When Surfers Can’t Wait Their Turn
July 14th, 2021

What’s one of your favorite things to do with over 60 other people? How about break a surfing world record? Read on to ride the wave of math in this crazy world record!

How to Fly with a Party Balloon
July 13th, 2021

Balloons can be great to decorate and celebrate. But did you know they can also apparently be used for flight? Read on to see how one man’s advertising stunt took flight – and soar high with the balloon math!

When You’re Stuck in the Sand
July 11th, 2021

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.

A Turtle That Makes Movies
July 10th, 2021

Sea turtles aren’t very fast swimmers, but that makes them great underwater moviemakers! Read on to find out about one turtle that can really be counted on to go the distance when it comes to filming.

The Secret to Our Streets
July 9th, 2021

Of all the highways you might have driven on, the most exciting ones in America might be the interstate highways. And these highways are numbered a special way so we can always know where we are. Read on to hit the road with some highway math!

How to Spot a Fake Butterfly
July 8th, 2021

When we see small, colorful wings flapping past us, we’d rather think it’s a butterfly than a moth. Just what’s the difference between these two, though? Read on to find out and fly high with the math!

When Ice Cream Has You Hooked
July 7th, 2021

Ice cream is delicious no matter how you eat it. But is it more delicious if you eat it out of a J-shaped cone? Read on to find out about the latest ice cream craze – and chill out with some tasty frozen-dessert math!

“So Three Ducks Walk into a Hotel…”
July 5th, 2021

Staying at hotels can be fun. And it’s even more fun when there are ducks that march in and out of it every day, like at the Peabody Hotel! Read on to waddle through the math in hotel ducks.

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