science

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!

Neighborhood Hot Spot – for Real
September 3rd, 2022

You know how sunshine can bounce off glass windows into our eyes? Well, imagine a building with this problem – but bigger! Read on to see how one building was causing a meltdown in London, and discover the math in this bright building.

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.

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!

3, 2, 1, Blast-Off!
July 15th, 2022

It’s hard work to lift things, especially when they’re heavy. So just imagine how hard a rocket has to work when it’s blasting into space and carrying thousands of gallons of fuel! Read on to get carried away with spaceship math that’s out of this world.

The Hiccups That Wouldn’t Stop
July 9th, 2022

When you hiccup, you make a little sound like a burp over and over again. But what’s happening when you hiccup? And how long can they last? Read on to find out, and see how hiccups can really add up over the years!

May Your Ears Hang Low
May 18th, 2022

Did you know that your ears and nose “grow” your whole life? Read on to find out the astonishing math behind your ever-changing facial features!

Crickets Who Count
April 21st, 2022

We humans aren’t the only creatures who can do math. Crickets can, too! Read on to find out what counting cricket chirps can tell you, and do the nature math.

Explosion of Diamonds
March 23rd, 2022

If you crack open enough cooled lava rocks, you might find a shiny surprise in one of them. But just how many would you have to smash to find this sparkling rock? Read on to find out – and shine bright with the math!

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