Episode 04: STICK
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In this episode, Steve gets repeatedly stuck, Helen tries to find out why certain things stick in her daughter’s head and Matt ties himself in knots. Stick knots, to be specific:
00:43 – Helen’s bit
11:29 – Matt’s bit
24:16 – Steve’s bit
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Podcast shout outs! Matt mentions some of our favourite online nerdy media and podcasts in this episode, and they are:
Corrections and clarifications:
- none, so far…
Here’s a heap of unnecessary detail from this episode:
- Classic Nanette Newman advert for Fairy Liquid on YouTube.
- The best chalk lines from Walter Lewin, MIT lecturer in Classical Mechanics class.
- Violin string bowed in slow motion.
- More “stick slip” effect with Steve’s Chinese Spouting Bowl video.
- Subitising skills in children.
- Jo Van Herwegen’s research into Number Sense development.
- Want to improve your pre-schooler’s number foundations? Jo’s research can help.
- A song to get yousoo-bi-tize-ing like a pro (albeit with upsettingly fake guitar-playing).
- The Ashley Book Of Knots.
- The International Guild Of Knot Tyers, as sent in by listener Randy Cox.
- What is a trefoil knot?
- Can Matt help tie a knot in the London Underground?
- Tying a Tube Knot: behind the scenes.
And to help you visualise what on earth Matt was up to…
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