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That’s One Heavy Ocean
August 14th, 2022

Bedtime Math fan Parker M. asked us, how much does the ocean weigh? Read on to find out, and make a splash with the ocean math!

Whatever Floats Your Boat
August 9th, 2022

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!

A Quick Drink for a Big Dog
May 28th, 2022

Dogs are pretty smart and can learn tricks quickly. This giant furry friend picked up on a very useful trick. Read on to see his talent – and slurp up a refreshing mouthful of math!

How Does Water Get to Your House?
April 27th, 2022

How much water does a water tower hold, and why are water towers so high off the ground? Read on to find out the answers to these great questions, and discover how much water and math are gushing out of this everyday structure!

Getting a Grip on It
March 29th, 2022

Have you ever stayed in the bathtub or pool so long that your fingers turned wrinkly? Wonder why that happens? Scientists did some tests to figure out this mystery. Read on to get a grip on the math (and science!) of wrinkly fingers.

Can You Drink a Whole Lake?
November 12th, 2021

We got an awesome question from a Bedtime Math fan: Carmel P. wants to know, could you drink a whole lake in an hour? Read on to see what the numbers say – and drink in the math!

Quick, Hand Me a Water Balloon!
July 22nd, 2021

A great way to cool off in the summer is to have a water balloon fight, but it always takes so long to fill the balloons, and then you use them up so quickly! Well, one dad found a way to solve that. Read on to find out how, and cool down with some water balloon math.

Waterslide for Ducks
June 23rd, 2021

Everyone loves a great waterslide: swooshing down a slippery slope and making a giant splash at the bottom. But who says we humans should have all the fun? Read on to do the splashy math on ducklings who enjoy a good waterslide as much as us humans!

Yes, You’re Made of Water
May 14th, 2021

You might know how much you weigh, but do you know what makes up that weight? You may be surprised. Read on to do the body math on your goopy insides!

Tower of Water
August 20th, 2020

When you turn on the faucet, have you ever wondered where that water comes from? Or why it sprays out so fast? Water comes from many places, but to make it across town to your house, it first has to be pumped up into a water tower. It’s just a giant tank high up off […]

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