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

Shapes of Constant Width

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Why are wheels round? How do vending machines identify coins? Explore the answers to these questions by looking at some alternative shapes of constant width, maybe the circle isn't as unique as you first thought.

How do vending machines identify coins?
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Monty Hall's Perplexing Goat

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A wonderful experiment of probability involving a cuddly goat called Bertrand, a couple of coins, three doors, and three boxes.

A wonderful experiment of probability involving a cuddly goat called Bertrand, a couple of coins, three doors, and three boxes.
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Polarisation PLUS

Discover how polaroid filters block light as you turn them round
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Graph Theory

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Experiment with graphs finding out about what structure we can find in randomness, how to colour maps with few crayons and what shapes you can draw without taking your pen of the paper.

Find out about the mathematics of Graphs.
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Waves at Boundaries (PLUS)

A few demos of transmission/reflection of waves at boundaries
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Non-Transitive Games

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Some games really aren't fair. Even if your opponent knows your exact move you can still beat them. Explore some of these games and find out there might not be a sensible best choice.

What's the best option in games of chance?
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Sorting

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How do computers work? This experiment gets you to think like a computer and try and put a selection of numbers into order.

Pretend to be a computer
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Hexaflexagons

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Turning a hexaflexagon inside out almost seems like magic. Find out what kind of cool patterns emerge as you do it.

Groups, symmetries and hexaflexagons
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Evolution Games (PLUS)

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Simulate populations and explore stable and unstable equilibrium by using Game Theory to model animal behaviour in sharing a food supply.

Modelling Evolution by Game Theory
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Build a Tree

Talk about the different parts of a tree whilst building one out of craft materials
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