Longtime Bedtime Math fan Sophia Y. asked us, how many sand particles would it take to cover a person? Sand particles are really tiny, so they add up fast! Read on to find out, and do the math on this super sandy question.
When we see small, colorful wings flapping past us, we’d rather think it’s a butterfly than a moth. Just what’s the difference between these two, though? Read on to find out and fly high with the math!
Think mushrooms are plain, boring vegetables you put on your pizza? Think again! Read on to see how some mushrooms add the fun to fungus – and do the mushroom math.
When we think of whales, we think of big, wide, round animals moving slowly through the water. But the fin whale is different. Even though it’s the second biggest animal on Earth, it can swim quickly and jump gracefully out of the water. Read on to swim through the math in this amazing animal!
Whenever we talk about our furry friends the koalas, we imagine them hugging a tree, hanging on tightly probably to keep from sliding down. But scientists have now found out exactly why these creatures hug trees. Read on to find out why, and do the tree-hugging koala math!
How many octopus arms does it take to hold a camera? A real octopus showed us – read on to do the math and find out!
It’s cool to look up in the sky and see a rainbow. What’s even neater is to see 4 at once, which happened the other day! Read on to do the colorful math behind this quadruple rainbow.
Think that plants can’t add it up? Think again! Read on to see how these fancy plants prove that they know how to do the math.
We’ve all seen photos of Earth: the blue parts are water, the green and brown parts are land, and clouds show up as white swirls. But have you ever seen a picture like this made up of pictures people took of themselves? Read on to see how the Earth selfie was made, and picture the math in this cool art!
Stingrays can be pretty large. But just how big is the biggest one? Read on to find out – and do the math!