nature

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.

Big Bad Sun
September 8th, 2022

Bedtime Math fan Evy H. asked us, how much does the Sun weigh? Read on to find out, and weigh in on the math in outer space objects!

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 Tree You Can’t Hug
August 25th, 2022

If you’ve ever hugged a tree all the way around, we bet it was not a sequoia. Sequoias are huge trees! So naturally there’s a lot of math in them. Read on to discover the numbers in these towering trees.

Sleeping and Swimming – at the Same Time!
August 18th, 2022

Some animals are great at multi-tasking – including sleeping and swimming! Read on to do the math on these amazing animals that can catch some z’s on the move.

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!

When the Plant Is the Boss
August 6th, 2022

Bedtime Math fan James H. asked us, how many bugs can a pitcher plant eat in a year? Read on to learn more about the pitcher plant, and do the math to see just how many bugs a hungry plant can eat!

When You Wish Upon a Fluff
July 29th, 2022

You know those cute yellow flowers you see in the grass? Or those round, white poofs of fluff you can blow into the air to make a wish? They’re the same flower, called a dandelion. And with the number of seeds and how far they can fly, there’s a lot of math in them. Read on to float away with the numbers in dandelions!

Ducks of a Different Color
July 23rd, 2022

When you think of ducks, what color are they in your mind? Some ducks, like the ones in this picture, prefer a whole different set of colors. And these ducks have a cool way of talking to each other, too. Read on to find out more about these colorful friends, and swim through the math!

What Does the Dolphin Say?
July 17th, 2022

Bedtime Math fan Mia G. asked us, how far does a dolphin’s sound travel? Read on to find out, and make some noise with the super speedy dolphin sound math!

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