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A mathematical bauble Activity

by David, 19 December 2016 | 0 comments

Feeling festive? This cool mathematical bauble is fun to make, and looks great too! You will need Sheets of cardstock Pencil Cup Scissors Ruler Glue What to do

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Round cubic decoration Activity

by David, 1 July 2014 | 0 comments

You will need A copy of the printout Scissors Sticky tape Glue stick If you don’t have a printer, you can make your own template. Draw six equal circles, and then measure an angle of 255 degrees at the middle of each, to make a ‘Pac-Man’ shape.

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An Advent puzzle Activity

by David, 17 December 2013 | 0 comments

Every second door on the calendar is closed.

See if you can work out this puzzle. You might like to use an advent calendar to solve it, or maybe you could work it out in your head first!

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Season’s Greetings from Double Helix News

by Nat, 17 December 2013 | 0 comments

Screenshot from video showing elf and coil

Wishing all our readers a very happy holiday season, thank you for your support this year. Don’t forget we have loads of DIY science activities on this blog to try over the holiday break.

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A Christmas packing puzzle Activity

by David, 14 December 2013 | 0 comments

Merry Christmas! Here’s our maths gift to you – a puzzle.

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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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Frankincense gifts not so wise News

by Mike, 11 December 2012 | 0 comments

Man holding bowl of frankincense.

Written by Alice Ryder Actors in Christmas nativity plays take note – the three wise men may come up one present short for baby Jesus this year, because the world’s supply of frankincense is in danger.

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