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Spoons with Style
April 17th, 2021

A plastic spoon can be used for more than just 1 thing. Read on to do the math and get the scoop on the many uses of plastic spoons!

When Garbage Goes Flying
March 25th, 2021

Ever wonder how your paper, plastic, and glass magically get recycled and used again? Read on to uncover the mystery and crunch the numbers on recycling.

Your Own Tie-Dyed Crayons
January 18th, 2021

We all know some crayon colors are more popular than others. But what can you do with the leftover pieces of crayons that are too small to color with? Make your own crazy tie-dyed crayons! Read on to see how – and do the colorful math.

Eat It or Wear It
August 30th, 2020

When you eat candy, normally you throw out the wrappers, because what else are you going to do with them? Well, if you’re as resourceful as these people, you might just want to start saving them! Read on to see where math meets candy wrappers and clothes.

Paper by the Pound
July 19th, 2020

Bedtime Math fan Ruby W. asked us, how much paper do we use? When you think about everything that’s made of paper, the amount stacks up! Read on to do the math on paper, and see just how much you can do by recycling it.

Giving Crayons a Second Chance
June 8th, 2020

Ever wonder what happens to the crayons restaurants sometimes give you to color with? Well, one dad wondered this, too. Once he found out that these crayons get thrown out, he decided to change that. Read on to find out how he recycles them – and do the colorful, creative math!

Recycling for Fido and Fluffy
October 25th, 2014

Whenever you “recycle” a plastic water bottle instead of throwing it out, you’re helping our planet by letting that plastic be re-used, so we don’t have to make it from scratch again. But it gets even better than that in Istanbul, Turkey, where one company has created a way to help the environment and stray cats and dogs in the city.

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