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## Curved origami sculpture Activity

by David, 17 January 2013 | 0 comments

Folding origami cranes and paper aeroplanes is fun, but they tend to be made of straight lines. So what happens when you fold in curves?

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## Fibonacci fruit Activity

by Mike, 16 January 2013 | 0 comments

Having trouble finding a four-leafed clover? This activity explains why! If you’re getting ready for some gardening, keep this activity in the back of your mind as you marvel at Mother Nature’s mathematics.

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## Play a game of Salvo! Activity

by David, 10 January 2013 | 1 comments

Here’s a fun game to play, but there’s more to it than chance. Have a try, then see if you can use some maths strategies to improve your game!

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## Decorative octahedron Activity

by David, 18 December 2012 | 0 comments

In this crafty maths activity, you’ll get to make a decoration in the shape of an octadehron.

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## End of the world as we know it? News

by David, 7 December 2012 | 0 comments

On Wednesday, the Prime Minister of Australia, Julia Gillard, said the world was about to end. Check it out on YouTube.

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## Counting gears Activity

by David, 4 December 2012 | 0 comments

This crafty cog activity will get your mind spinning and help you learn more about how we count. Safety: This activity uses a craft knife. Ask an adult to help.

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## How the Global Positioning System (GPS) works Activity

by Pat, 28 November 2012 | 1 comments

Time to head outdoors! This simple activity explains the basics of how the Global Positioning System (GPS) works.

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## Letters and numbers News

by Mike, 27 November 2012 | 0 comments

Written by Alice Ryder Being asked to read a few pages for homework may sound like a chore, but imagine reading more than five million books. That’s what Slovenian physicist Matjaz Perc did to investigate how the use of words in the English language has changed over time.

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## Breaking symmetry News

by Pat, 20 November 2012 | 0 comments

Chemical formulas, such as H2O (water) and CO2 (carbon dioxide), are handy as they identify which atoms are present in a chemical compound. This can in turn help to make predictions about their properties. But only knowing which atoms make up a compound sometimes isn’t enough. It helps to know how the atoms are arranged.

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## Bubble prints Activity

by Jasmine, 17 November 2012 | 0 comments

Follow these instructions and create a work of art out of bubbles, while learning some maths.

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