BedtimeMathFoundation.org | Contact Us

sports

Running Around the Whole World
November 18th, 2021

Bedtime Math fan Valeria M. in Spain just asked us, how long would it take to run all the way around the world? Believe it or not, it’s been done! But how long would it take if you didn’t have to take any breaks? Read on to run through the math of world record runs.

Just for Kicks
November 14th, 2021

Have you ever kicked a ball as hard as you could? How far do you think it went? This is what some players do in American football – and it goes pretty far! Read on to see just how far it soars, and kick it up a notch with the numbers behind football.

Alligators, Windmills, and One Small Ball
September 21st, 2021

Mini golf is a crazy version of golf with wacky obstacles – like spinning windmills, twisty bridges, and alligators (not real, of course!) that open and close their mouths – which you have to try to hit your ball through, over, and around to make it in the hole. And today is Miniature Golf Day, so read on to celebrate it with some hole-in-one math!

Facing the Soccer Ball
September 17th, 2021

Soccer balls are fun to kick around and do cool tricks with. There’s lots of math in soccer balls, too, like the different shapes on them. Read on to find out more about this sphere full of number surprises – and have a ball with the math!

Bubbleball
August 31st, 2021

Soccer is fun, and knocking people over in a friendly way is fun. So imagine a sport that combines both, all while wearing a giant, bouncy bubble around yourself. That’s exactly what Bubbleball is! Read on to learn more about this strange sport, and bounce around some numbers involved with it.

When Surfers Can’t Wait Their Turn
July 14th, 2021

What’s one of your favorite things to do with over 60 other people? How about break a surfing world record? Read on to ride the wave of math in this crazy world record!

Your Chance to Chuck an Egg
July 1st, 2021

You can make anything into a sport – including egg throwing! Read on to see how a tradition in England that is hundreds of years old is still egg-citing to this day – and do the math on this eggs-ceptional sport.

Bouncing off the Walls
June 3rd, 2021

Making a basketball shot is hard, but how much harder when the hoop is on a rolling forklift? Read on to do the math and find out!

Flying Frisbee Stunt
March 21st, 2021

Try catching a high-flying Frisbee…now try catching it by jumping off a zooming speedboat. Read on to do the math to see if you can make it!

Snowboarding Crow
March 1st, 2021

Why should humans have all the fun when it snows? One crow decided to enjoy the fluffy white stuff and tried snowboarding. Read on to do the math in this brave bird’s snowboarding adventure!

Top