# Blog

## Make some dodgy dice

By David Shaw, 11 September 2024

Here’s a surprising pair of dice that you can make yourself! Take on this experiment to test whether different dice modifications change your chances.

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## Boldest oldest – A quick quiz

By Ariel Marcy, 6 September 2024

If good things come to those that wait…then these bold oldies are gold! Do you have the patience and wisdom to top this quiz or will you need to wait for the next one?

## Wrong seat brainteaser

By David Shaw, 29 August 2024

Eight people come together for a very important meeting. How many ways can just one person sit in the wrong chair?

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## Leaning fire

By David Shaw, 29 August 2024

Water in a cup sloshes around if you don’t move it carefully. What about fire? Let’s find out!

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## How to tell if you’re stuck in a loop

By David Shaw, 21 August 2024

It’s happened to all of us – the computer program you’re using starts thinking and won’t respond. Sometimes, you just need to wait for it to finish what it’s doing. But other times, it’s stuck in a loop and it’ll never recover. So is it time to press the reset button?

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## The shape of science – a quick quiz

By David Shaw, 20 August 2024

This quiz looks at some of the shapes found in maths and science. Give it a go and see how you shape up!

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## Massive multiplication

By David Shaw, 10 April 2024

Sienna’s teacher is writing up a wicked problem. First, the teacher writes all the numbers from 1 to 99 and then erases 10, 20, and all the other numbers that end in 0. “Listen up! Multiply all these numbers. Tell me the last digit and I’ll give you full marks on your next assignment.”

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## Potpourri preservation

By David Shaw, 13 March 2024

Learn about the different parts of plants, as well as the science of preservation, by making your own pretty potpourri.

## Regeneration brainteaser

By David Shaw, 8 June 2023

A sea sponge gets attacked by a shark and is ripped into 100 pieces. Luckily, sea sponges can join back together after they’ve been broken apart. Some pieces form into groups of 7, and the rest form into groups of 29. In the end, there are no pieces left. How many sponges do we end […]

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