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A standard CHaOS experiment, useable for all hands-on events.

Game Theory

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Explore the maths of simple games

Game, set and maths
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Leaning Tower of Lire

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Explore this famous block stacking problem and see how far you can build off the edge of a table.

Balancing blocks on the edge
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Robot Arm

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Learn how to programme in scratch by controlling this robotic arm,

Programme a robot using scratch!
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Radiotherapy Statistics

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Explore how statistics get used within a hospital with a model of radiotherapy treatment for cancer. Try and damage the tumour while minimising the effects to nearby healthy cells.

Statistics in the hospital
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Traffic Control

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Does building bypasses make journeys faster? How can we optimise traffic flows? What causes traffic jams? Why do I stop for no reason? What's a stationary wave?

Finding interesting maths in everyday traffic
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Hydraulics and Pneumatics

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Investigate the power of pressure, lift heavy objects and move things at a difference.

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Rock, Paper, Scissors Glove

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We've taught a glove to play rock paper scissors, can you beat it? Learn about AI in this quick demo.

Can you beat a glove at Rock Paper Scissors?
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Platonic Solids

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Making 3D shapes out of 2D ones. Look at how angles combine to tessellate and then form 3D corners.

Explore the five platonic solids and other 3D shapes.
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Penguins, Poo and Populations

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How can we count the number of penguins, there's far too many? Investigate several ecological techniques to use statistics to help us out.

Counting when we can't count
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Lenz's Law

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What happens when we drop a magnet through a pipe? Experiment with dropping them through perspex and metal pipes and see if there's any differences.

What happens when we drop a magnet through a pipe?
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