When it’s really clear at night and there aren’t a lot of lights around, you can look up at the sky and see lots and lots of stars. But you’d be amazed by just how many star are up there that your eyes can’t see! Read on to count up the stars and be star-struck by the math in the sky.
Of course rockets are fast – or are they? Do they go as fast on the ground as they do in air? Or would you be able to beat a rocket in a race around your town? Read on to rocket through the math in space shuttles!
When we look at the stars in the night sky, we see that our planet Earth isn’t the only ball of rock whizzing through space. There are 7 other major planets gong around the Sun, the Moon – our nearest neighbor – and a lot more. The Moon sounds like it’s far away, almost a quarter million miles, but someone figured out that all the other planets could fit perfectly lined up in that space! Read on to do the math on the space in space.
On this very day 45 years ago, men walked on the moon for the first time. Even though they walked around for only 2 1/2 hours after 4 days of flying, they left their mark (and footprints!). For more moon math, click “Read More.”
Bedtime Math fan Quinn F. asked us, how many stairs would you need to walk to the Moon? Read on to find out, and step up with the math behind this fun fan question!
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!
We have to wait a whole 365 days for our birthdays to come around again. But what if we lived on a planet where we only had to wait a few hours? Well, there’s one planet out there where this could happen! Read on to find out more about Kepler-78b, and do the math to see how often you’d get to eat cake and celebrate.
Bedtime Math fan Isaac I. asked us, how many pencils would we have to line up to reach the Moon? With tonight being a full Moon, it’s the perfect time to stack up pencils and figure out! Read on to find out – and do the moon math.
Time to put on your boots, because the next state on our road trip kind of looks like one. And they’ve got hops: Rayne, Louisiana is the “Frog Capital of the World.” Every year this town has a festival with frog-jumping competitions. They’ve had that nickname since the 1800s, when two businessmen were eating frogs’ legs […]
Full moons are special, but Supermoon full moons are super special! Read on to get a full picture of the math behind this neat, out-of-this-world phenomenon.