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It’s Sleepover time – The next Sleepover is taking place on 19 September at the Cape Town Science Centre. Forms are available on this site.  Click here.


The Maker Faire  has come and gone – see the photos in our photo gallery.

One of the projects that we did at the faire has been receiving a lot of attention: How to make a 3D hologram from your Cellphone or Tablet:




We chose to not use a CD cover and we wanted to make ours larger!!!  We made our own design using overhead transparencies and we created this template.

You can also buy a cheap Pyramid template from the cheap store that folds into a pyramid and these worked for us too.


The Living Maths Olympiad for Grade R(K) to 9 is currently being set.  We will keep you posted with the dates of the competition.

Watch the interview with Animal Trainer Robert Dollwet and his famous cat Didga on Wednesday 8 July at 10am (South African time) live at the Cape Town Science Centre or watch it live on the Living Maths Website.  If you have a cat and do not believe that cats can perform tricks, surf, skateboard and a whole bunch of other tricks -then prepare to be astounded!  Here are a few links to learn more:

Didga Dreams BIG – https://youtu.be/zNiL9Hv2V5Q

Tutorials https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL13_PCMfTxmyp0mrc3yx5CKjEAnAJpflr

Watch the interview with the Bits Box team on Wednesday 3rd of June at 630pm live on the Living Maths Website.  If you are keen on Coding and want to learn more, these guys are going to get you excited! Click here for more info.

Watch the interview with David Lipschitz, expert on the energy crisis in South Africa.  He will explain all the options on how to protect yourself from load-shedding.

Photos from the talk can be found in our Photo Gallery and links to the presentation can be found here:

David’s Blog

David’s Presentation and Calculations Spreadsheet

Sleepover is done and dusted. Richard’s Bay Scifest is complete.  Camps Bay Primary Maths Evening sorted! Iziko Museum Treasure Hunt and Maths Workshop is finished. What is next?

Living Maths and the Cape Town Science Centre will be hosting a joint Birthday bash.  We turn 20  and they turn 15.  Let’s just say the party will be huge!
Catch all the big lectures from the National Science Festival in Grahamstown

Click here to view speakers from NASA, England, Australia, South Africa, USA, etc. 

International PI Day

As you may know today is International PI day.   March the 14th is 3.14…. (assuming you write the month and then the day).  Here are some fun links to help you make PI day more exciting:

PI Day links



The New Living Maths T-shirt is now ready.  Those students that are supposed to receive their t-shirts, we will begin handing them out next week. For everyone else, the T-shirts are on sale for R50.  We will post a photo of the new short shortly.