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  • Hands-On Maths Fair (Cambridge Science Festival)

    Date: 
    Saturday, 19 March 2016 -
    11:30am to 4:00pm

    NRICH activity: Nine Colours'

    'A mathematician, like a poet or a painter, is a maker of patterns', G H Hardy famously wrote, and mathematics is a creative art. Explore what patterns you can discover, unleash your creative thinking and develop your problem-solving skills with hands-on mathematical activities and games for all ages from 5 to adult. From the "anti-Rubik's Cube" to origami, it's maths, but not as you may know it!

    This event is part of the 2016 Cambridge Science Festival.

    The event is free, and no booking needed - drop in throughout the afternoon.

    Level: 
    General public
    Level additional information: 
    Activities for all ages from 5 upwards. Please note that under-16s must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Puzzling with Paper: Maths and paper folding

    Date: 
    Saturday, 19 March 2016 -
    12:30pm to 1:30pm
    Speaker: 
    Fran Watson

    Maths and Paper Folding'

    Explore some mathematical modelling of a different type with Fran Watson in this highly interactive workshop-style paper folding talk. Develop your strategic reasoning, perseverance and mathematical creativity!

    Please note: due to the precision folding required this event is only open to ages 9 and up and is not suitable for younger children. All under-14s must be accompanied by a supervising adult.

    This event is part of the 2016 Cambridge Science Festival.

    How to book:

    The event is free but tickets must be pre-booked online. Booking will open at 10am on Monday 8 February 2016.

    Level additional information: 
    Ages 9+ only. All under-14s must be accompanied by a supervising adult.
  • Thinking Mathematically

    Date: 
    Saturday, 19 March 2016 -
    2:30pm to 3:30pm
    Speaker: 
    Charlie Gilderdale

    NRICH activity: Iffy Logic'

    Join Charlie Gilderdale to work on some of his favourite mathematical problems from NRICH and discover that everyone can think mathematically. Come to this highly interactive talk prepared to explore, discuss, conjecture, question, explain and generalise!

    For ages 11-13. All under-14s must be accompanied by a supervising adult (who should be ready to join in!).

    This event is part of the 2016 Cambridge Science Festival.

    How to book:

    The event is free but tickets must be pre-booked online. Booking will open at 10am on Monday 8 February 2016.

    Level additional information: 
    Ages 11-13. All under-14s must be accompanied by a supervising adult.