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Shrinking into the distance Activity

by David, 17 July 2015 | 0 comments

A line of cups shrinking into the distance. Someone is holding the final cup.

Time to get some perspective! Try this simple partner activity to learn about a mathematical illusion.

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Geodesic rings Activity

by David, 26 August 2014 | 0 comments

the striped clay has been wrapped around someone's finger.

Craft yourself a cool mathematical ring, and learn about straight lines on donuts. Don’t laugh! They do exist!

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Chess distances Activity

by David, 20 February 2013 | 0 comments

You might think you’ve got a good handle on distance. But not all things measure distance the same way – what if you were a chess piece?

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