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How Busy Are Your Feet?
May 13th, 2020

Bedtime Math fan Pavitra S. asked us, how many steps did we all take during school all year? Read on to find out – it might surprise you how quickly the steps add up!

The Big Cheese
May 9th, 2020

Bedtime Math fan Judah R. asked us, what’s the biggest cheese in the world? Turns out there’s more than one winner! Read on to see how the math in the world’s biggest chunks of cheese slices up.

The Bunnies on Your Block
May 2nd, 2020

Bedtime Math fan Anne S. asked us, how many bunnies can live in a neighborhood? Read on to get hopping with the math behind these furry neighborhood friends, and find out!

How Many Years in a Hamster Year?
April 23rd, 2020

Bedtime Math fans really want to know about animal years. Victoria and Emilia I. asked, can you measure years using animals other than dogs? And Sophie L. asked how old her cats are in cat years. Read on to do the math on the age of our favorite furry pals!

A LOT of Extra Brothers and Sisters
April 11th, 2020

Bedtime Math fans Alex and Jacob W. asked us, which animal of all has the most babies at once? Read on to find out – and do the math on having all those brothers and sisters!

Hand It Over!
March 24th, 2020

When you do one simple thing, like flicking a light switch, your body is actually doing tonsof things. Your eyes and brain have to work together to send your hand to the right spot. And your hand isn’t one thing, but a crazy connection of muscles, bones, and tendons. Our friend Maggie K. wanted to know: […]

From Bug Soup to Butterfly
March 20th, 2020

Bedtime Math fan Audrey C. asked us, how does a caterpillar turn into a butterfly? Read on to find out the long journey one little bug makes to become a beautiful butterfly – and do the math in this cheery and colorful change!

Out-Of-This-World, and Seven More
March 16th, 2020

There are a lot of mysteries on Earth. But there are even more in outer space. Maybe that’s why our friend Nathan W. asked: how long would it take to fly to every planet in our solar system? Well, since those other 7 planets are also circling around the Sun, the distance between them and […]

Two Peas a Day Keeps the Dentist Away
March 12th, 2020

OK, this is WAY more toothpaste than you need to brush your teeth. But what’s the right amount? And as our fan Maggie H. asked, how many squeezes can you get from one tube? Dentists say to use a blob the size of a pea, which comes to about 1/100th of a fluid ounce. So for every […]

The Race Against Your Toenails
March 10th, 2020

Bedtime Math fan Jay A. asked us, which one grows faster, our hair or our nails? Read on to find out which is speedier – and do the hair-raising math!

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