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Fold an ancient Chinese dice Activity

by David, 8 June 2016 | 2 comments

The completed dice shape - with hexagon and square faces.

Thousands of years ago, ancient Chinese people played a game with strange dice – and now you can make your own!

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Global distances Activity

by David, 1 June 2016 | 0 comments

Someone is holding a string on the surface of a globe of the world.

With a globe and string, you’ll discover that finding the shortest path can be difficult on a round planet!

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How full is choc-full? Activity

by David, 12 May 2016 | 4 comments

Someone is pouring a bowl of nuts and candy over the marshmallows.

Make some rocky road, and discover that there’s still heaps of space in a ‘full’ dish.

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Play Go Game

by David, 28 April 2016 | 0 comments

Several black stones are surounded by white stones. One space is indicated by an x.

People have been playing this boardgame for thousands of years. So come on, have a Go!

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Coins around the equator Activity

by David, 11 April 2016 | 0 comments

A jar with a slot in the top and a sign saying 'silver coins for maths'.

How much money would it take to put a line of coins around the equator? With a bit of research and a bit of maths, you’ll soon know the answer!

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Where on Earth am I? Activity

by David, 2 March 2016 | 0 comments

A picture of the wold, with a triangle on the surface.

Learn about latitude, and find out where exactly on the Earth you are!

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Sierpinski counters Activity

by David, 24 February 2016 | 0 comments

A sierpinski triaingle.

Follow a few simple rules, and an amazing Sierpinski pattern will appear.

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Infinite photos Activity

by David, 17 February 2016 | 0 comments

pictres of pictures of pictures.

Take a photo of a photo of a photo. It’s an infinite photo-ception!

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Sliding block puzzle Activity

by David, 10 February 2016 | 0 comments

Several drawings of rectangels insode the frame.

Grab some dominos and Blu-tack, then make a puzzling sliding block puzzle!

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Racetrack Activity

by David, 27 January 2016 | 0 comments

A point is indicared far fro mthe current point.

See how fast you can whip around the racetrack in this maths game!

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