Arithmetic and the Magic of Numbers

Historical arithmetic class for schoolchildren to take part, be amazed and understand things. The arithmetician Adam Ries demonstrated baffling tricks and how to “calculate on the lines.” Together with his “students” he calculates with reckoning pennies and an abacus, in his head and with his hands. Tricky problems are solved and replicas of early calculating devices are tested.

2nd to 4th grade

Fire, Smoke and Magical Flames

The experiments in our fire lab demonstrate how fire originates, why it burns and how it can be extinguished. From striking a fire to dancing jellybeans, various exciting experiments are shown in this entertaining and instructive presentation Watch out! It’s going to get hot and loud!

from 2nd grade on

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