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

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

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

Bullock Field Trip: Austin HS

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We had fun welcoming back Ms. Mardi Nott along with a new group of students from Austin High School. Their field trip consisted of touring the museum, including the La Belle exhibit, and spending time with MathHappens to learn about how navigation relates to mathematics. We had two groups of about 30 students, each for an hour. The students split

Welcome Josephine Sheng!

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We are so glad to have Josephine Sheng working for MathHappens this spring.  She has already been on two site visits, presented to AISD District leaders and made some cool stuff!  Here are just a few photos, we need more : )      

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

Dr. Jennifer Mann Austin checked into MakeATX to laser cut some wood!

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Dr. Jennifer Mann Austin came by the MakeATX laser shop today.  She’s already taken laser basics training class and is making some models for her University of Texas M302 math class for liberal arts majors and other non-math majors.  There’s a super cool Pythagorean Puzzle and she’s cutting some Golden Ratio Calipers and a few other goodies.