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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 […]

The Trick to the Oreo Twist
September 19th, 2022

Scientists study all kinds of questions, like how to get all the cream from an Oreo onto one side so you can eat the most yummy goodness. So how do you do it? Read on to find out, and do the delicious twisted math in a classic cookie!

National Chocolate Chip Day
May 15th, 2022

There are all kinds of zany holidays. One of our favorites is National Chocolate Chip Day! Read on to find out how the chocolate chip came to be, and satisfy your sweet tooth with some yummy math.

Time to Bake Cookies
December 18th, 2021

It’s National Bake Cookies Day, and what better way to celebrate than with some math-y cookies made by computer science professor Francesco De Comite! Read on to eat up the math in these puzzle-like cookies – and put your math where your mouth is.

B is for Birthday
November 2nd, 2021

Today we celebrate a very important person’s birthday. Read on to find out who gets to blow out the candles and eat the (cookie) cake today, and get munching on the “monster” math!

A Sundae for Taco Tuesday
August 10th, 2021

On Taco Tuesday, why settle for having tacos just for lunch or dinner, when you can have a delicious dessert taco, too? Read on to munch on some tasty Taco Tuesday math!

The Truth about Double-Stuf Oreos
March 9th, 2021

Do Double-Stuf Oreos really have double the amount of “stuff” in the middle? One group decided to do an experiment to find out. Read on to see what they discovered – and do the Double-Stuf math!

The Best-Selling Cookie — at Least Right Now
February 3rd, 2021

Girl Scout cookies are some of the yummiest cookies around. And with a variety of flavors, shapes, and numbers of cookies, each boxful has a load of math in it. Read on to crunch and munch your way through the delicious numbers behind the country’s favorite cookies (at least during this time of year).

How to Share Hundreds of Cookies
December 18th, 2020

We are loving this picture from our cookie-baking fans Avery and Mia S. It’s perfect for National Bake Cookies Day, which is today! Who baked the first ever cookie, by the way? It turns out they happened almost by accident: to test the oven. People would drip cake batter onto a pan and stick it […]

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