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October 21, 2018
by Blaze Lambert
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Living life behind a screen.

Technology grows every stronger each year. It is something that we as a society, have built into our lives and can be a very useful tool that will most definitely remain prominent in the lives of generations to come. Technology gives us the ability to take shortcuts and make our lives easier. As a result, […] Continue reading

November 4, 2017
by Clare Gibson
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Can Maths be Creative?

I personally believe that often in today’s world we can limit the idea of maths to calculations, equations and many hours of working things out. We don’t take time to consider just how complex and essential this subject is. Hom (2013) describes maths as “the science that deals with the logic of shape, quantity and […] Continue reading

October 31, 2017
by Megan Freeburn
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The Nature of Mathematics

It is a common belief that nature can be understood using mathematics. Many scientists have discovered mathematical concepts and patterns in nature for example from sunflowers to snowflakes to hurricanes and galaxies. Symmetry A great example of mathematical concepts in nature is symmetry which is found in abundance in the natural world. A snowflake exhibits a […] Continue reading

November 2, 2016
by Kim Rennie
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Take a Wonder into the Woods

As the old favourite goes – if you go down to the woods today you’re sure of a big surprise. After missing my placement lifestyle of being so relaxed and enjoying nature, that and after reading ‘Nearby Nature: A Buffer of Life Stress Among Rural Children’ (Wells and Evans, 2003) – I decided to drag …

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