Math Mania

  • Date: 06/08/2011
Location: 

Hebb Building room 10. 2045 East Mall, University of British Columbia, Vancouver

Description: 

This Math Mania is being presented as part of Experience Science Day 2011.

 What is Math Mania:

Math Mania presents a variety of interactive demonstrations, puzzles, games and art such as soap bubbles, 'get your goat' (Monty Hall game), the penny game, the Set Game, the 'Game of 24', kaleidoscopes and hexaflexagons, Nim, Tower of Hanoi, the amazing sorting network and a number of other mathematical puzzles and paradoxes.
These activities are designed to demonstrate to children - and their parents - fun ways of learning both math and computer science concepts.

 

 

Schedule:
Session 1: 10:00am to 11:30am
Session 2: 11:30am to 12:40pm
Lunch will be provided from 12:40pm to 1:20pm
Session 3: 1:20pm to 2:40pm.
Organizers: 

Call for Volunteers!

We are recruiting math enthusiasts  at all skill levels. If you can cut and paste, you can qualify.

 

There will be three  math mania sessions, volunteers can participate in as many sessions they are able to commit.

 

If you are interested please contact Melania Alvarez at melania@pims.math.ca Letters of participation will be provided upon request.

Please let your students or classmates know about this FUN opportunity to volunteer.