It must be confusing to be an arctic woolly bear moth. They do everything differently from other moths, and really any other animal. Read on to find out about these strange creatures – and do the moth math!
It’s so tempting when you feel tired and lazy to take the elevator or escalator instead of walking up the stairs. But what if we made walking up the stairs more fun — would more people do it? Read on to learn what the car company Volkswagen did to make stair-walking more fun, and see how the stairs and fun add up!
From dressing up, to swimming, to imitating vegetables, guinea pigs are busy creatures. They’re so busy that a list was made of the 24 Most Important Guinea Pigs. Read on to find out just how important our furry friends are – and do the math on these impressive pets!
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.
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!
As if launching a hot air balloon wasn’t cool enough, people in France decided to break a world record by launching the most hot air balloons at one time! Read on to see just how many balloons it took to sail away with the record, and take flight with the hot-air-balloon math.
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!
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!
On this very day 45 years ago, men walked on the moon for the first time. Even though they walked around for only 2 1/2 hours after 4 days of flying, they left their mark (and footprints!). For more moon math, click “Read More.”
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!