This resource explores how 'Euler's characteristic' has had an impact on many aspects of real-life, from computing to the shape of a football. The has been created by the Royal Academy of Engineering in partnership with Tomorrow's Engineers as a STEM club or STEM Ambassador activity, but can also be adapted by teachers for use in the classroom.

The resource contains details of Euler's discoveries and how they apply to areas, as well of a profile of the CEO of Anumerics, detailing how his role looks at humanoid robots and building space stations.

The activity requires pens or pencils, paper, scissors and glue. 

 

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