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How to Lose Weight – in Your Sleep!
January 21st, 2022

Why do you lose weight when you sleep? Read on to discover the answer and do some fun measurement math!

Look Out for Penguins
January 20th, 2022

There’s a holiday for just about anything, and today is no exception: it’s Penguin Awareness Day! Even though they’re one of the few birds that can’t fly, penguins are cool in other ways. Read on to discover the numbers in our flightless friend, the penguin.

Sweet Sixteen (Puppies)
January 18th, 2022

People usually have one baby at a time. But dogs are different: they have lots of puppies at once in a “litter”, or group of siblings. Imagine having 5 or 6 brothers and sisters who share your exact birthday. Or even 16! A German Shepherd mom just had a litter of 16 puppies at a guide dog […]

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!

Who’s the Winner, Snow or Trees?
January 12th, 2022

Bedtime Math fan Evan K. asked us, which one does Earth have more of, snow or trees? What’s your guess? Read on to find out what the math says – you might be surprised by the answer!

Movie Time for Bugs
January 11th, 2022

Have you ever watched a movie in 3D and worn those funny glasses that make things look closer or farther away from you? Now imagine insects wearing them! Read on to find out why scientists put teeny tiny glasses on praying mantises – and do the 3D math.

Watch Those Lights!
January 10th, 2022

Today is “National Cut Your Energy Costs” Day, the day when we think about using less electricity in our homes, gasoline in our cars, and other forms of energy. Do you know what things in your house use the most energy? Read on to find out and celebrate the day by doing energy-saving math!

Spotted on Bedtime Math…
January 9th, 2022

Bedtime Math fan Migael d.P. asked us, how many spots does a cheetah have? (And sent us a great drawing to help figure it out.) Read on to get wild with math and counting spots!

Race Against the Waves
January 8th, 2022

Bedtime Math fan Elena S. asked us, how many footprints can a person make before they’re washed away? Read on to find out, and step up your math game on footprints!

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