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

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Simple algorithms to reveal hidden sequences. Explore what numbers are revealed by applying simple rules and encounter programming concepts like loops.

Simple Algorithms to Reveal Hidden Sequences

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This experiment uses uncooked spaghetti to explore elastic buckling of vertical columns and 3-point bending of horizontal beams.

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

Discover how polaroid filters block light as you turn them round

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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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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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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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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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Can you build a tree?

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