birds

If You Give a Bird a Guitar…
January 29th, 2023

Never mind giving a pig a pancake — what happens when you give a bunch of live birds a set of guitars? Read on to find out – and strum your way through the musical math!

How Birds Make Movies
January 12th, 2023

We all love to take pictures and videos of ourselves, and it looks like eagles do, too. One eagle stole a hiker’s camera and took a little trip with it. Read on to do the high-flying math on this camera-crazed bird!

12 Days of Presents
December 25th, 2022

(Note: As we do on special holidays, in honor of today we’re providing a second extra math problem about Christmas, for those who celebrate or would like to learn more about it. Enjoy!) In the Christmas song “Twelve Days of Christmas,” the person gets a new set of gifts every day. And when you think about it, those gifts can add up! Read on to do the math on the birds, rings, and costs of this favorite Christmas song.

Head-Banging Birds
October 6th, 2022

Imagine having to hit your head against a tree to get your dinner. That’s what woodpeckers have to do. Read on to peck your way through the math in eating bugs!

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!

Feather Bedhead
August 16th, 2022

This bird has a cool hairdo. But that’s not the only neat thing about it. Read on to find out more about the Egyptian vulture – and discover the math behind this feathery bedhead!

Tiny Turbo-Bird
May 25th, 2022

The bee hummingbird is the world’s tiniest bird. Just how small is this little flying wonder? Read on to find out – and get buzzing with the math in bee hummingbirds!

Too Many Fish in the Sea
May 24th, 2022

Our fans are really curious about the number of animals in the world. Fan Chryssa Z. asked us, are there more people or fish in the world? And fan Lora S. asked us, how many birds are there — does the sky have even more living things than water or land? Read on to find out the answers – and soar through the math in land and sea animals!

Toucan-Do Attitude
March 3rd, 2022

It’s amazing that any bird can fly, but the toucan is really surprising. How does this bird lift off with that bright huge beak? Well, even though the beak can be 9 inches long and make up 1/2 the bird’s entire surface area, it doesn’t weigh much. That’s because it’s made out of keratin, the […]

The World’s Fastest Animal
February 7th, 2022

Birds are neat because they can fly without using an airplane. But are they the fastest animal around? Read on to find out about one bird that’s super speedy – and soar with fun math on birds!

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