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| Issue 64

Building bridges: how do structures stay upright?

Still standing: have you ever wondered how buildings stand? Or why they sometimes fall? Let’s explore this through bridges, from construction to collapse.

Ages: 11-14, 14-16;
Topics: Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, STEAM

| Issue 63

Dance, tangles, and topology!

Everybody dance now: students hold ropes and dance to form a topological tangle. Using fraction arithmetic, the knot will finally be untied!

Ages: 11-14, 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Mathematics, STEAM

| Issue 60

The centrifugal force awakens

In a spin: use a rotating platform to explore how gravitational acceleration affects a simple pendulum.

Ages: 16-19;
Topics: Engineering, General science, Mathematics, Physics

| Issue 60

‘Defying’ gravity with a simple stroboscope

Seeing science in a new light: build your own stroboscope and use it to create beautiful optical illusions with water!

Ages: 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, Coding

| Issue 58

Graphing stories

Sketch graphs from ‘story’ videos of everyday events to help students understand the basic features of graphs and how to interpret them.

Ages: 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: General science, Mathematics, Physics