Barnes and Noble Mini Maker Faire – Nov 11, 2017

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Thank you to Barnes and Noble, Arboretum for a great time! We go to maker faires because we make math models and we want others to consider what they can make to help them understand math.  And we go because its fun to meet people who want to learn something new, or revisit something old in a new way.  We

Return to Oakwood Cemetery

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This year it was very chilly.  We updated our plumb lines so that we can color and decorate before we assemble them.  The nice folks at Save Austin Cemeteries set us up with a nifty table and tent and lots of snacks.      

Arbor Day at the Austin Nature and Science Center

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Wow –fuzzy photos!  But a great day doing math in the great outdoors.  Over 900 people attended Arbor Day on October 21st, 2017 Outside we presented the Fibonacci Tree model that shows how the sequence relates to tree branch growth, rabbit populations and bee genetics Inside at the specimen and trading room we shared calipers that help show the golden

What we did last summer!

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  Major accomplishments Summer 2017: Maker Faire – large public event, large number of interactions. Delivered Seminars/Conference Sessions:  UTeach Alumni Conference – Playground and Presentation, at Texas State History Museum:  Delivered Seminar for Social Studies Teachers, Seminar for AISD Math Teachers, Gained a spot on the Bullock’s guide for  Museum Programming options Math Circle Seminar for MS Teachers – assist UT