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A-Mazing Pets
November 26th, 2022

Mazes are fun for us humans to do. But did you know that pets like mice and guinea pigs can learn to get through a maze, too? Read on for the a-mazing math in teaching your pets how to puzzle through mazes!

The Longest, Hungriest Flight
November 7th, 2022

That bird in the picture, called a bar-tailed godwit, doesn’t look very big or strong. But it can fly farther than any other bird – and fly for longer without eating than any other animal! One bar-tailed godwit just flew 8,435 miles from Alaska to Australia, setting a world record with its 11-day long flight. That’s a […]

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!

Dog for a Day
September 2nd, 2022

If you have a dog, you know they’re fun, but sometimes you need somebody to watch them when you go away. Dog sharing is perfect for this, and it gives people who don’t have a pup the chance to enjoy one for a few days. Read on to see how much math is involved in sharing a canine companion!

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.

Dog Day of Summer
July 20th, 2022

Hot dogs are a yummy food that we eat a lot at cookouts in the summer. But just how many do we eat throughout the year? Read on to cook up the math behind this tasty food on National Hot Dog Day!

The Hiccups That Wouldn’t Stop
July 9th, 2022

When you hiccup, you make a little sound like a burp over and over again. But what’s happening when you hiccup? And how long can they last? Read on to find out, and see how hiccups can really add up over the years!

Cross-Country Crawl
June 30th, 2022

Bedtime Math fan Sara D. asked us, how long would it take for an army of ants to pick her up and carry her across the U.S.? Read on to find out – and march through the math of mighty ants!

Cross-Country Choo-Choo
June 18th, 2022

Today we can travel across the country really fast by taking an airplane. But airplanes weren’t always around, which is why it was a big deal when the Transcontinental Railroad tracks were connected and people could get across the country more quickly than riding a horse or going around it by boat. Read on to take a trip with the math in this terrific train ride!

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.

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