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Chickens Playing the Xylophone
November 30th, 2022

The xylophone is such a fun musical instrument. So why should we humans be the only ones to enjoy playing it? Read on to do the musical math in chickens pecking and playing this fun instrument!

The Longest-Living Animal
November 20th, 2022

If you want a furry pet, you get a cat or dog. If you want a small, energetic one, there are guinea pigs and hamsters. But what if you want a pet that will live really, really long? Read on to find out which animals would be the perfect pet for you – and see how the years add up!

Counting Stars with the Cows
November 17th, 2022

Bedtime Math fan Liam F. asked us a great double-question: how many stars are in the universe, and how many can we see? Read on to find out – and get starry-eyed with the math in the galaxy and beyond!

How to Type a Smiley Face
November 11th, 2022

Numbers are on our fans’ minds! Bedtime Math fan Jordan F. asked us, how many emoji are there, and how many new ones join them each year? Read on to be ? by the number of emoji you can use each day!

New York by the Numbers
November 3rd, 2022

New York is a big city. And when you stop to think about all the wild numbers around it, it seems even bigger! Read on to see how the math adds up in the City That Never Sleeps.

Map Your Favorite Candy!
October 31st, 2022

What’s your favorite Halloween candy? Does it match the favorite candy of most people where you live? Read on to map out the math in everyone’s favorite candy across the country!

Cookies for Your Pet Grasshopper
October 28th, 2022

Our fan Joey K. asked a great question: how fast could a grasshopper eat a cookie? Scientists aren’t sure how fast a grasshopper eats, but they do know that it can eat 16 times its own weight in 1 day! These bugs each weigh about half a gram, so the grasshopper could eat only 8 […]

Backyard Ninja
October 24th, 2022

Have you ever wanted to be a ninja? Well, this girl is well on her way with her very own backyard ninja course. And you’d be surprised how much math there is in being a super sneaky spy. Read on to swing through the ninja math!

The Wild Side of Watermelon
October 15th, 2022

All watermelons are long and round, right? Well, not these wacky watermelons! Read on to find out how farmers grow these cubed wonders – and do the math to see why it’s hip to be a square when you’re these fruits.

What Happens When You Jump from a Plane?
October 8th, 2022

Flying in an airplane really is a crazy idea. Jumping out of one with a parachute at 24 miles high is even crazier! But that didn’t stop Felix Baumgartner. Read on to jump into the math behind this crazy sky dive.

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