Take and Make: Hinged Parabola Stretcher

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Super simple and yet kind of cool.  You need a machine screw, a wing nut, some scrap wood about 4″x.5″,  and some stretchy elastic.  Directions and Files Here.  Check the video on Twitter to see how it moves. Article from American Mathematical Association here. Also if you don’t want to make from scratch, we could send you the parts.  Fill

CAMT Presentation July 10!

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We are excited to bring two backpacks full of MathHappens goodies for door prizes. Paola Garcia and I are co-presenting a session with star Austin High math teacher Mardi Nott.  Participants are going to look into each others eyes and discover the power of geometry to analyze light reflections, using similar triangles to reveal the height or distance of objects

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