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The Race to Eat 100 Plates
November 25th, 2022

The holiday eating season is just getting started, which may be why our friend Charlize C. asked, how long would it take to eat 100 plates of food? Well, that depends on both the food and the person eating it. Competitive speed-eaters can eat 13 grilled cheese sandwiches in just 1 minute. *IF* they could eat […]

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!

I Scream, You Scream…
August 27th, 2022

You’ve probably eaten ice cream before. But have you ever made it? It can be easier than you think! Read on to discover the cool math behind this frozen treat.

Whipped Cream Gone Wild
August 26th, 2022

Desserts are yummy, but many are even yummier with whipped cream on top. And you may not think it, but there’s a lot of math that goes into making the perfect whipped cream! Read on to whip up the numbers in this delicious dessert topping.

Super-Sticky Sandwich
August 22nd, 2022

The most popular sandwich in America might be the peanut butter and jelly. Just how many will you eat before you graduate grade school? Read on to find out – and devour the delicious math behind this classic sandwich.

When the Plant Is the Boss
August 6th, 2022

Bedtime Math fan James H. asked us, how many bugs can a pitcher plant eat in a year? Read on to learn more about the pitcher plant, and do the math to see just how many bugs a hungry plant can eat!

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!

Flip-Flopping Flag
June 13th, 2022

Did you know the American flag hasn’t always looked like it does now? It’s gone through a lot of different designs, which involves a lot of math to make it look good! Read on to find out how many versions of the US flag there have been, and see how the stars and stripes add up.

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