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Whatever Floats Your Boat
August 8th, 2020

Ever wonder how boats actually float in the water? Read on to find out all the math that’s involved – and float away with the numbers!

3, 2, 1, Blast-Off!
July 15th, 2020

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.

Cross-Country Choo-Choo
June 18th, 2020

Today we can travel across the country really fast by taking an airplane. But airplanes weren’t always around, which is why it was a big deal when the Transcontinental Railroad tracks were connected and people could get across the country more quickly than riding a horse or going around it by boat. Read on to take a trip with the math in this terrific train ride!

Superhero on a Skateboard
May 7th, 2020

Look up in the sky: it’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s…a guy setting a world record on a hoverboard? Read on to fly through the math in this cool world record.

Can Dogs Fly?
March 31st, 2020

Dogs love to learn new tricks, and zoologist Mark Vette has trained three rescue dogs to do a pretty neat one. Read on to find out what it is – and do the tail-wagging math!

Calling All Cars!
February 6th, 2020

Bedtime Math fan Abigail T. asked us, how many cars do we have in the whole world? Read on to take a ride through the car math and find out!

Traffic Cops for Planes
December 26th, 2019

Ever wonder how many airplanes are flying above you and just how they know where to go when they land and takeoff? Read on to discover the high-flying math in directing airplane traffic!

Bumper Cars Across America
December 17th, 2019

Sitting in traffic got Bedtime Math fan Cecilia H. thinking: how many cars could you line up end to end from Los Angeles to New York? Read on to find out, and speed through the math in bumper-to-bumper cars!

The Biggest, Bestest Battery
December 12th, 2019

Bedtime Math fan Elsie H. asked us a great question: how much energy does an electric car need to drive 1 mile? Read on to find out, and power up the math behind electric cars!

The Truth about Road Signs
November 25th, 2019

When you’re traveling, you’ll see all kinds of road signs telling you where you are and what to do, like stop or slow down. They may not look too big, but you’d be surprised by how giant they really are! Read on to find out the truth behind the size of these signs – and map out the road-sign math.

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