Maths in Motion: Pendulums and Patterns

National Museum of Scotland 30th Sep-1st Oct 10.00am-4.00pm Free
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Join us at Maths in Motion: Pendulums and Patterns to celebrate and explore the relationship between mathematics and movement, inspired by the patterns of motion - from the predictable to the chaotic!

This interactive exhibition brings together practical demonstrations, mathematical puzzles and art, with hands on activities for the whole family.

  • Delve in to the Leonardome and build a structure from geometric patterns.
  • Explore hands-on exhibits like the Harmonograph, the Double Pendulum and exciting Aerofoil Demonstration.
  • Learn about aperiodic tiling and the ‘Einstein’ tile.
  • Unleash your creativity with hands-on art activities inspired by ‘Curves of Pursuit’, a playful exploration of mathematical curves.

Location: National Museum of Scotland, Learning Centre, Level 2

Admission: FREE admission. No need to pre-book, just drop-in.

Part of Maths Week Scotland and hosted by the Open University.

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