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Math Awareness Month

Each year, the month of April is designated the Mathematics Awareness Month by

to recognize the importance of mathematics.

In 2012 the theme of the Awareness Month is What would you do with all this data?

Activities at Texas A&M University

  • The Freshman/Sophomore Math Contest Thursday, April 12, 2012 in Milner 317 from 7:30 to 9:30 pm. Click the poster below for more information.
    2012 poster
  • 6th annual TAMU Integral Bee, Thursday, April 26, 2012, 6:00 - 8:00pm BLOC 166.
  • Math Mini Fair: Saturday, April 21, 2012, Blocker Building.
    Register now.
Math Awareness 2012 Logo

Math Mini Fair -- Saturday April 21

Register now!

Free Parking in in unmarked, unnumbered spaces in lots 50 and 51. If you park in Northside Garage across from Blocker, you will have to pay the parking fee.

9:00-9:30 Registration and Refreshments (Blocker lobby)
9:30-9:45 Welcome and Overview: Dr. Jean Marie Linhart (BLOC 166)
9:45–11:00 Problem Solving Contest; grades K-4, 5-7 and 8-12 (BLOC 166)
9:45 –12:45 Mathematical Art Room -- enjoy and create! (BLOC 148)
Mathematical Art Competition for K-4, 5-7 and 8-12
Art may be made on site or brought in.
Art for the contest must be complete by 11:00 am.
Ideas for mathematical art are below
9:45–12:45 Mathematical Games and Exhibits (BLOC 163)
9:45–11:45 Movies: Flatland (link is to the movie trailer on YouTube). (BLOC 169)
Intermission Videos
9:45–12:45 Videos and computer animations (BLOC 164)
Playlist
12:00–12:30 Pizza Lunch
12:30–1:00 Presentation (BLOC 166):"Determining the number of congressional representatives each state gets then and now: How our founding fathers dealt with a fraction of a representative," by Dr. Janice Epstein
1:00–1:30 Contest Awards (BLOC 166)

Ideas for mathematical art

Here are the problems and solutions from the 2011 Problem Solving Contest:

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