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Dinnertime at the Zoo
July 30th, 2021

It’s National Zookeeper Week! Zookeepers do a lot more than just hang out with the animals and keep them company. They take care of them and feed them, too. And some animals can really pile on the food! Read on to see how quickly the pounds of food add up when it’s dinnertime at the zoo – and see how much work zookeepers really have to do.

Can That Cow Jump over the Moon?
July 29th, 2021

When you think about the nursery rhyme “Hey Diddle Diddle,” a cow seems like an odd choice to jump over the moon, since kangaroos, hares, and other animals can jump a lot higher. Read on to reach new heights with the jumping nursery rhyme math!

A Good Way to Get Dizzy
July 25th, 2021

National Merry-Go-Round Day is a great day to celebrate this fun ride. And when you count how many ups-and-downs and arounds are in a ride, the math really starts to add up. Read on to go around and around with the numbers in merry-go-rounds!

Oceans of Orcas
July 23rd, 2021

Bedtime Math fan Chandler M., who’s also a fan of orcas, asked us a great question: how many orcas are out there, and are there more in the Pacific or Atlantic Ocean? Read on to find out the answer, and swim through the orca math!

Geckos, Dragons, Chameleons, Oh My!
July 19th, 2021

So let’s get this straight: what’s the difference between geckos, lizards, komodo dragons, salamanders, chameleons, and other wiggly creepers? It turns out that all but one are in the same big happy family: the lizard family. Click “Read More” to find out more about our slithery friends and do the math!

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!

Are Bees Really Blue?
July 12th, 2021

Bug out with some wildly colorful bees in this buzzy math story!

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.

“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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