Magic is a great way to learn that maths is fun.
We have produced two booklets on the maths of magic.
- Manual of Mathematical Magic from members of the cs4fn team
- Maths Made Magic from members of the cs4fn team
A lot of our computational thinking magic has maths underneath it to, so mine that for ideas, not least our trick for showing why algebra is useful. It’s one way to prove tricks ALWAYS work (and you wouldn’t want to stand in front of a live audience to perform a trick that might not work!