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Mathamazing

Questacon's travelling exhibition Mathamazing encourages visitors to playfully explore maths concepts through logic puzzles and mathematical models. The exhibition is targeted at visitors aged 12 years and above, but two Mega Maths Puzzle exhibits can be enjoyed by younger visitors.

Mathamazing’s 30 exhibits (including five large floor-based Mega Maths Puzzles) and suitcase puzzle sets containing 60 maths puzzles, present some calculating conundrums, trippy trigonometry, perplexing puzzles and ginormous geometry.

Each Mathamazing experience will inspire mathematical curiosity and confidence, whilst also building understanding of mathematical concepts. Secondary maths teachers will find many opportunities to engage their students through hands-on, mathematically-rich topics such as conics, topology, number theory, probability and statistics, logic and problem solving.

This exhibition is suitable for metropolitan or regional venues. View descriptions of each exhibit or visit the hire page for technical specifications and venue requirements.

Teachers Notes

A summary of Mathamazing exhibits for teachers including National Curriculum links and key themes may be downloaded via these Word and PDF documents.
Questacon Mathamazing Exhibition List PDF 126 kB | Questacon Mathamazing Exhibition List Word 371 kB

Australian Curriculum Codes

'Core codes' are directly related to information found in this exhibition. 'Related codes' are related to information which may be found in this exhibition.