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“Answer Your Cat’s Questions” Day
January 22nd, 2022

It’s “Answer Your Cat’s Questions” Day – and who knows what our furry friends are thinking! But read on to take some guesses at what’s on their minds, and do the math to answer some kitty questions.

Worms for Dinner
January 17th, 2022

When we say someone “eats like a bird,” that actually means that the person eats a lot. But what if they also ate what a bird ate? Read on to squiggle through the wormy math in bird breakfasts!

One-in-a-Million Pizza Fan
January 13th, 2022

Bedtime Math (and pizza) fan Emmett L. asked us, how many ants can a pizza feed? Read on to find out the answer – and eat up the math!

Swimming in Hot Cocoa
December 20th, 2021

Hot chocolate and hot cocoa are different drinks, but they’re both yummy and great cold-weather drinks. They’re so good, in fact, that the world record for largest cup of hot cocoa was made in a swimming pool! You can never have too much of a good thing, so read on to find out just how much of this good thing was made in the pool – and swim through the delicious math.

Time to Bake Cookies
December 18th, 2021

It’s National Bake Cookies Day, and what better way to celebrate than with some math-y cookies made by computer science professor Francesco De Comite! Read on to eat up the math in these puzzle-like cookies – and put your math where your mouth is.

The Weight of Snow, in Chocolate
December 4th, 2021

If snow is starting to fall where you live, you may be out there building a snowman or chucking snowballs at your friends — and you may notice how the really wet, sticky snow you can pack into shapes is also really heavy. How can those teeny specks falling from the sky weigh so much? Read on to see – and find out just how much a snowflake weighs.

Last Chance for Pumpkins
November 29th, 2021

Fall is about to turn into winter for many of us, so what do you do with all those pumpkins that won’t make it through the cold? Make yummy foods from them, of course! And the best part is, you can use almost every part of the pumpkin, including all those seeds. Read on for a simple seed recipe – and snack on some math while the seeds are cooking.

Miracle of Oil
November 28th, 2021

Hanukkah is the Jewish holiday also known as the Festival of Lights. Read on to find out more about this holiday that shines bright with candle and food math!

Now That’s a Piece of Cake!
November 26th, 2021

Bedtime Math fan Norah D. asked us, if you made a cake and had only 1 tablespoon of flour, how small would the cake have to be? Read on to find out – a do the teeny, tasty, tablespoon math!

A Berry Big Mess
November 10th, 2021

Have you ever wondered how cranberries get from the farm and into your cup of juice? Unlike other fruits, like apples, that you pick straight from the tree, farmers have a unique – and wet! – way of picking cranberries. Read on to get the scoop on cropping cranberries, and do the “berry” wild math.

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