We love to come out to this museum! Its side garden is home to one of our first outdoor installations, the Pythagorean Tables. Together they represent the 3-4 -5 triangle classic, but also each table tells a math story of its own. The 3 x 3 is a Penrose Stair, the 4 x 4 is subdivided to 8 x 8

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## Make: Education Forum Presentation Sept 25

Thanks to the the Make: Education Forum for a great conference! From the Q&A: The slides I presented are available here. One book I really recommend, Ernest Irving Freese’s Geometric Transformations by Greg Frederickson. The book has had written plates by an architect that can be recreated in Corel or other graphics software. Some of the designs are great for

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## Making Math Makes Sense

We’ve said it before and we said it again at the Connected Learning Summit in July. this was a great month of programs. You can see some of the keynote speakers as well as find our Ignite talk among some other excellent 5 minute presentations (2nd session, 2nd talk) in their post here. Highlights From the 2021 Connected Learning Summit

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## Pooled Testing At Camp with STEM Santa FE

This post is the sequence of instruction with work examples from a STEM Santa FE Camp held on January 28, 2021. The students are 7th and 8th graders enrolled in a summer program following a year of primarily on-line instruction. Lesson Plan History of Pooled Testing – Demo of Simple Pooling Order a Pooled Test Demo Kit (same as in

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## Voronoi at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum

We’ve been working closely with the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum in creating activities and models to accompany the Beehive they have on site. There are a lot a mathematical concepts that can be taught in relation to the way beehives are constructed such as tessellations, Voronoi diagrams, area, and perimeter. We can’t wait to see how they use these activities and

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## Public Math Provokes Math Thinking in Unexpected Places

Here’s another great organization dedicated to getting the math out to the people, Public Math at https://www.public-math.org. They have just issued an annual report that is full of fun and interesting ways you can share math in public, and it lists all the great people doing this work with them. These projects, like the postcard project or the math vending

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## Proud to be a Sponsor….

MathHappens Foundation is proud to have an opportunity to be a sponsor for the webinar series being offered by the Julia Robinson Mathematics Festival. The educators at JRMF have done a great job adapting the festival format to zoom. Its really great! Sessions are offered in English and Spanish at times that can work for participants across the globe.