animals

How Heavy Is a Fluffy Dog?
September 29th, 2022

It feels great to get a haircut. You feel so light and cool, because your hair weighs less. So imagine how light a dog who got 35 pounds of hair cut at once felt afterwards! Read on to do the math on this close shave.

It Smells Like 3 O’Clock
September 28th, 2022

Dogs’ noses may be wet and slobbery, but they sure are impressive when it comes to the numbers! Read on to sniff out the math in our furry friends’ fantastic sense of smell.

The Slimy Truth about Squid
September 22nd, 2022

Squid may not be the cutest animals around, but they are pretty smart! Read on to stretch your brains, arms, and tentacles with some smart, slimy squid math.

Mouse + Kangaroo = ?…
September 21st, 2022

This crazy-looking animal might be only 3 inches long, but it sure can hop fast! Read on to find out more about the jerboa, and get hopping with the math.

The Tortoise That (Almost) Beats the Hare
September 16th, 2022

When you think of a speedy animal, we bet you don’t think of turtles or tortoises. But the world’s speediest tortoise might change your mind…or maybe not. Read on to speed through the math and see how fast this four-legged friend is.

Pearls Are for the Birds
September 7th, 2022

What’s on the menu tonight for this bird? Oysters, maybe with a side of pearls. Read on to find out more about the oystercatcher, and do the pearly math!

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!

The Teeniest Giant
September 1st, 2022

Pandas are really big animals – after all, they’re called giant pandas for a reason! But they don’t start out that way. Read on to do the math on how teeny these giants begin.

The Toothy Truth
August 30th, 2022

Bedtime Math fan Isha I. asked us, how many teeth are there in the world? When you stop to count all the teeth in humans and animals, the numbers get big! Read on to sink your teeth into the math behind this toothy question.

Swimming Through Bricks
August 24th, 2022

When you look in a river or stream, sometimes you see fish swimming around. But you don’t usually expect to see a giant fish sticking out of a building when you look up! That’s probably why this sculpture sticking through a building in Portland, Oregon is so eye-catching. Read on to find out about this flying fish sculpture and swim through the math.

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