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Crickets Who Count
April 21st, 2020

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, 2020

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!

Tale of Two Snowflakes
December 25th, 2019

You’ve probably heard that all snowflakes have 6 equal sides, and that no 2 snowflakes look the same. Is that all true? Read on to find out – and do the sums in snowflakes!

When There’s Wind in the Wires
December 13th, 2019

You’ve probably seen pictures of cute old-fashioned windmills, or seen a toy one spinning at the miniature golf course. And maybe you’ve even seen a version of them around today, called wind turbines, from afar. So you might not realize how gigantic they really are! Read on to find out about the numbers in these towering twirly machines – and get spinning with the math.

Trip to the Center of the Earth
November 24th, 2019

Bedtime Math fan Ajax asked us, what happens if you dig a hole straight down into the ground? How far do you have to dig to reach the bottom? Read on to find out- and dig into the math!

Putting the Jelly in Jellyfish
November 8th, 2019

We have jelly, and we have fish…and then we have jellyfish. Jellyfish can be smaller than your fingernail, or up to 6 feet wide! They can weigh as much as 440 pounds, but not all of them are dangerous. Even so, our fan Adrian N. just had to ask, how many jellyfish are there in […]

Working Out with Wolves
October 30th, 2019

If you got to run with wild wolves, would you have more fun running? Some scientists got to do this, but they were experimenting to see if the wolves would get along better and share more food. Read on to see how they trained the wolves to run on treadmills – and run through the wild math!

Longest Day of the Year
June 21st, 2019

The summer solstice is the first day of summer for the northern half of our planet. And that doesn’t just mean the start of vacation. It’s also the longest day of the year. Read on to do the sunny, summer math!

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