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A Fight between Fruits and Veggies
June 24th, 2022

What’s the difference between a fruit and a vegetable? A fruit comes out of the flower on a plant and holds seeds. Apples and oranges, peaches and apricots, and all kinds of berries do this. Veggies come from other parts of the plant, like lettuce and spinach (which are leaves) or carrots and onions (which […]

Blue Sky, Blue Sea…Blue Trees?
June 22nd, 2022

This may look like a page out of a Dr. Seuss book, but these blue trees are real! Of course, an artist painted them to make them blue. Read on to find out why – and see how the math can really add up when art meets nature.

A Mouthful of Kids
June 19th, 2022

Why is the gafftopsail one cool cat(fish) of a dad? Read on to find out – and see how the numbers in being a dad really add up!

The Cuddliest Octopus
June 17th, 2022

“Cute” isn’t usually the first word you think of to describe an octopus. But this flapjack octopus is definitely an exception! Read on to see how the cuteness adds up for this eight-legged friend.

Magical Midnight Moon
June 14th, 2022

Bedtime Math fan Isaac I. asked us, how many pencils would we have to line up to reach the Moon? With tonight being a full Moon, it’s the perfect time to stack up pencils and figure out! Read on to find out – and do the moon math.

What Do Marshmallows, Batteries, and Glue Have in Common?
June 11th, 2022

You’d never think that marshmallows, batteries and glue have anything in common, but they do! Read on to find out what it is – and do the math in their mysterious connection.

Clock-a-Doodle-Doo
June 10th, 2022

Most of us don’t live on farms, but we all know that the sound of a rooster crowing as the wake-up call when the sun rises. But did you know that roosters crow at the right time every day even if there isn’t sun? Click “Read More” to find out about these amazing alarm clocks and do the math!

Perfect Paper Pets
June 5th, 2022

This sleepy bear looks so real that if you poked him, he might startle awake. But he’s a sculpture made by artist Calvin Nicholls. Read on to be surprised by the material Calvin uses in his sculptures, and see where math meets art in his amazing work!

Nature’s Water Shooter
June 1st, 2022

It’s fun to squirt each other with water guns. So just imagine how awesome a huge natural water spout that shoots water over 100 feet into the air every 91 minutes is! Read on to find out about this famous geyser, and do the “H2-whoah” math.

Face-Off with a Mountain
May 29th, 2022

We’re always fans of things that are giant-sized. So what’s not to love about a mountain with giant heads sculpted into it? And that’s exactly what Mount Rushmore is. Read on to find out more about these men in the mountain, and do the larger-than-life math!

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