Juggle by Number | National Math Festival
Science Circus

Juggle by Number

Saturday April 17, 2021 from 6:00pm - 6:30pm ET

Explore “Siteswap” — the math model of juggling. “Catch on” to the basic throw paths and calculate a trick. The Science Circus teaches Newtonian physics using a rare blend of science, comedy and circus. Enjoyed by schools, festivals and museums worldwide.

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* If you want to make these at home, here's a YouTube tutorial using balloons, uncooked rice, and a plastic baggie!

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Science Circus

The Science Circus was created to pay off student loans. It has gone on to tour schools, museums and festivals in Asia, Africa, the Middle East and across the Americas. Creator Rhys Thomas is particularly proud of juggling beside 4,ooo year old paintings of jugglers in an Egyptian tomb, serving as Artist in Residence at The Smithsonian Institution, and teaching ball spinning to the Nobel... Learn more