Field Trip: Voronoi Diagrams, Koch Fractals, Golden Ratio.

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We had a great program and group of students at our latest field trip at the Austin Nature and Science Center. On this field trip we started with a whole group activity where we simulated a Voronoi diagram. Each new participant has to find a path that is equidistant from the nearest two others. Next time we’ll find some shoe

Human Sunclock Looking Good!

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Update:  The Sunclock a fully integrated part of the Austin Nature and Science Center that was featured on this Oct 2020 Tiny Tour hosted by ANSC staff!  The sunclock was installed as a collaboration between MathHappens and the Austin Nature and Science Center in Summer 2017. Exhibits Director Josh Ransom sent some wonderful progress pictures showing the improvements they are

Human Sunclock complete at 11:30 CDT Friday August 11!

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Where?  At the Austin Nature and Science Center!  We are very excited to see the Sunclock finished.  We were practicing for the layout June 19th and its been almost two hot sweaty months of laser cutting molds for the calendar stones, of assisting Nature Center Exhibits Director Josh Ransom with cement pours and false starts getting the dates just right.