Multiply Single Digits

Fingertip Frog
August 13th, 2022

It’s hard to find something when it’s really tiny – even smaller than a dime! But two scientists managed to find this teeny frog in the big forest. Read on to do some big math on tiny frogs.

The Purr-fect Seat
August 10th, 2022

It’s nice to hang out on a couch with a pet. But sometimes those fuzzy animals can act like, well, animals. If a cat gets bossy, you might end up smooshed into one corner with a paw or tail in your face. So why not give cats their own couch? Lately people have been crocheting […]

Tongue Twister for Your Eyes
August 3rd, 2022

Does this picture look right to you, or does something seem a little strange about it the more you read the words? Read on to see why this optical illusion trips up your brain and eyes – and do the colorful math!

Snow in the Summer
July 11th, 2022

You might think snow in the summer sounds crazy. But not when you’re talking about a snow cone! Read on to discover how these tasty summer treats were started, and chill with some cool snow cone math.

Bed of Flowers – for Real
July 5th, 2022

When you plant a whole lot of flowers together, the place they’re planted is usually called a flower bed. But one farm decided to use a real bed to plant their flowers! Read on to do the math in planting and see how the numbers grow.

Walking with 4 Left Feet
June 25th, 2022

Once you get the hang of it, it’s easy to walk with your 2 legs. But what if you had 4 legs like a horse, or 8 legs like a crab? Read on to find out how these animals motor around – and get a leg up on the math!

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 […]

A Mouthful of a World Record
June 12th, 2022

Dogs don’t quite play tennis like people do. They’re good at chasing the ball, sure, but then they’d rather chew on it than do anything else. That pup in the picture only has one ball, but another just might be the world’s best player at doggie tennis. Finley is a pooch who can hold 6 […]

Another Reason to Eat Ice Cream
June 7th, 2022

National Chocolate Ice Cream Day is a terrific holiday! But how was chocolate ice cream invented? Read on to see, and cool down with some delicious, chocolatey ice cream math.

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