More Time at the Austin Nature and Science Center

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We are set today to preview some new models. We are hoping despite the rain to show some visitors the stereographic projection of a sphere. Its a really good demo on how the distortion happens with Maps. Why it happens has to do with mapping for ease of navigation. We are working on explaining this in connection with La Belle,

Austin Museum Partnership Educator Night

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We brought a variety of materials and most importantly three of our UTeach Spring Interns to Educator night sponsored by the Austin Museum Partnership, and hosted at the LBJ Library — Fancy. We had some great conversations with teachers and with museum staff about adding math to museum offerings and about opportunities to take Math Field Trips!