Science and Nature

How to Watch for Astronauts
September 27th, 2022

Airplanes aren’t the only things that fly above our heads. Smaller machines called satellites are circling around much higher in space. And you can actually track them to see which ones are above you! Read on to fly high with the math in satellite searching.

The Song That’s Stuck in Your Head
September 24th, 2022

Have you ever had a song stuck in your head that you just can’t get out? You’d be surprised how much math is in these catchy tunes. Read on to tune into the numbers in songs you can’t stop singing!

X-Ray Vision Carrots
September 23rd, 2022

In a world full of salty, fatty snacks, you might not always feel like eating your veggies. But it turns out, if they’re called cool names like “x-ray vision carrots,” you’re a lot more likely to eat them! Read on to do the math behind your power veggies.

The Slimy Truth about Squid
September 22nd, 2022

Squid may not be the cutest animals around, but they are pretty smart! Read on to stretch your brains, arms, and tentacles with some smart, slimy squid math.

Mouse + Kangaroo = ?…
September 21st, 2022

This crazy-looking animal might be only 3 inches long, but it sure can hop fast! Read on to find out more about the jerboa, and get hopping with the math.

Wrong Kind of Balloon Ride
September 17th, 2022

Flying in a plane is pretty exciting. But one man wanted to take it a step further and tried flying with balloons! Read on to go up, up, and away with the math in this crazy idea.

Trip to the Sun
September 13th, 2022

Bedtime Math fan Dillon M. asked us, how do we measure the distance from the Earth to the Sun? Read on to find out the answer to this great question, and do the out-of-this-world math!

When Rubber Duckies Sail the Seas
September 10th, 2022

Bathtime is always more fun with a rubber duckie. But one group of rubber duckies got to explore more than the tub. Read on to do the math on the great distances these traveling toys explored!

Big Bad Sun
September 8th, 2022

Bedtime Math fan Evy H. asked us, how much does the Sun weigh? Read on to find out, and weigh in on the math in outer space objects!

Pearls Are for the Birds
September 7th, 2022

What’s on the menu tonight for this bird? Oysters, maybe with a side of pearls. Read on to find out more about the oystercatcher, and do the pearly math!

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