The Magic of Computer Science 2

The Magic of Computer Science II is the second in the series of glossy booklet from the cs4fn team that uses magic tricks to explain and inspire about computing concepts and the maths and science behind them. It was written by Peter McOwan, Paul Curzon and Jonathan Black of Queen Mary University of London.

  • Learn about algorithms; human computer interaction; human error and undo; loops, delight and user experience; robot vision and salience; cognitive load; mental models; focus of attention and model checking.
  • Several of our tricks are demonstrated as part of our CPD workshops for teachers
  • Download the magic based classroom activity sheets

More of our resources, including linked classroom activities can be found in our resources section.

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