We made some math – browse our collection here!

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We have been hard at work on our MathHappens Catalog! The document is not nearly done and is only an initial, rough draft of what we hope to design into a polished, published version we can have on the website and hand out as a physical copy.  We hope to provide these items to as many interested teachers and educators as

Upcoming Blog Posts!

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Aside from working on our MathHappens Catalog, we will soon be posting blog entries about our highly successful recent events. These include: the Shadow Puppet Workshop, Maker Faire, MathHappens @ The Bullock, Austin’s first math festival in a history museum, and our navigation field trips with middle and high school students. Below is a sneak peek at some of the pictures from these events. Shadow

Bullock Field Trip: Canyon Vista Middle School

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We had a great time welcoming back Ms. Kathy Lennox and a new group of students from Canyon Vista Middle School. Most of our math and navigation field trip remains the same between high school and middle school students. However, some adjustments must be made due to the difference in math content taught in middle and high school. To read

Post-Field-Trip Fun at International High School

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We had lots of fun taking our math activities to International High School. The premise: About 150 students went on a field trip while all the other students were taking their STAAR test. However, the field trip was only about a half-day. So our job was to bring math activities to give the students something to do while they spent

First Time Screen Printing Shirts!

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Part of getting ready for MathHappens @ The Bullock on May 6th involves having T-shirts we can wear before, during, and after the event; before to get the word out, during so event staff can be identifiable, and after to have a souvenir from the event. Our friend, Alex Morrison, brought a couple screens along with ink, while Abdul gathered a

Twins, Mirror Art and Window Chalk!

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This is just a quick photo essay on Homeschool “March Mathness” at the Hill Country Science Mill.  Abdul, Joshue, Rusheel and Lauren made the hour drive to bring  three activities:  The Birthday Twin Game, Mirror  Art and Reflection Activities, and Window Chalk Constructions.  Lots of smiles and a good time overall.  

Work Day Preparing Window Geometry

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These are some of the constructions we found in the MOMO Showpalace that we want to try for ourselves with visitors to the Science Mill’s Homeschool Day. We are excited to bring these to the windows of the Hill Country Science Mill this month!   Team: Joshue Alvarez, Abdulkarim Bora, Josephine Sheng

Pflugerville MS Science Night

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Pflugerville MS Science Night is a great opportunity to try some new activities with Middle Schoolers and their Parents.  We were excited to be invited back for a second year. We brought our history of land survey in Texas exhibit and we tried a new set up.  The exterior needs work, but from the inside its a sheltered space that