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Invasion of the Lionfish
November 18th, 2022

What’s this crazy-looking creature and where do you find it? Read on to find out – and take a deep dive with the math in ocean life!

Not Quite Scraping the Sky
October 29th, 2022

Normally, skyscrapers are big buildings for which you have to reach your head really far back to see the top. But the Newby-McMahon “skyscraper” in Texas is a little different. Read on to find out why – and see how it can be really important to do the math when it comes to getting measurements right!

What It Takes to Be Superman
October 26th, 2022

They say Superman is “faster than a speeding bullet, more powerful than a locomotive, able to leap tall buildings in a single bound.” But just how fast, powerful, and high-jumping is he? Read on to put numbers to the powers of Superman!

It’s Inktober!
October 1st, 2022

Our longtime fan Ajax L. just told us that October is also Inktober, where the challenge is to draw an ink drawing every day this month. Read on to see how quickly the artwork – or inkwork! – adds up.

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!

Best Suited for Guinea Pigs
September 9th, 2022

Why does a guinea pig need a suit of armor? You never know! So read on, and suit up with the math in pet armor.

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!

Fun Fur for All
July 31st, 2022

Bedtime Math fan Grace C. asked us, how many hairs does a dog have? The answer might surprise you! (Or, if you have a dog and are constantly picking fur off your clothes, maybe you won’t be as surprised.) Read on to find out, and do the fur-flying math on our fuzzy friends.

How to Sing with a Whale
July 14th, 2022

Did you know that bats and elephants make sounds we can only hear with special machines? And whales sing whole songs we can’t hear. Read on to discover the math in whale songs, and swim through the numbers behind these singing sea creatures!

How Monkeys Use a Toothbrush
July 13th, 2022

A toothbrush is for brushing teeth, right? Well, for one pygmy marmoset named Ninita, it has a much different use. Read on to find out why this teeny tiny monkey likes her toothbrush so much – and brush through the math!

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