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November 5th, 2022

Tonight people across the U.S. will end “daylight savings,” that time of year when our clocks say a time 1 hour later than the “real” time in space. We’ll turn our clock hands back 1 hour, and in the spring turn them forward as we do every year. Why do we do this? Read more to find out, and do the math!

Three Birthdays Every Day

August 21st, 2022

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.

January 16th, 2022

Have you ever watched a dog bury a bone and wondered if he’ll ever find it again – and when? We humans get to play the same game when we bury a “time capsule.” And this week, a museum in Boston opened a time capsule that was buried in 1795! Read on to do the math on this buried treasure of a history lesson!

What Happens in Just One Second

January 1st, 2022

A lot happens in one year. But just how much happens in one second? How far does the Earth travel? How many babies are born? How many stars are born? Read on to find out – and learn just how much every second counts!

The Race to Start the New Year

December 31st, 2021

Tonight is New Year’s Eve, when people everywhere ring in the new year. But 2015 doesn’t begin at the same time for everyone! Read on to do the time zone math and see who gets to celebrate the new year first!

Time to Line Up…

November 22nd, 2021

Do you sometimes look at the clock, waiting for time to pass and it just moves so slowly? Well, Bedtime Math fans Miriam, Silas, and Titus R. shared some great, fun clock number games you can play to pass the time. Read on to play with the numbers – and have a good time!

Winging the Doorbell

April 5th, 2021

Meet the swan who never stops knocking in this wild Bedtime Math story!

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