Math Awareness Month
Each year, the month of April is designated the Mathematics Awareness Month by
In 2014 the theme of the Awareness Month is Mathematics, Magic, & Mystery Activities at Texas A&M University

Math Mini Fair  Saturday April 12
from 9:00 am  2:00 pm
Register now!
Free Parking in in unmarked, unnumbered spaces in lots 50 and 51. If you park in Northside Garage across from Blocker, you will have to pay the parking fee.
Planned Activities
9:009:15  Registration (Blocker lobby) 
9:159:30  Welcome and Overview: Dr. Paulo LimaFilho (BLOC 166) 
9:3010:30  Talk by Distinguished Professor Peter Kuchment (BLOC 166) 
10:30–12:00  Problem Solving Contests (BLOC 166) 
10:30–12:00  Mathematical Games and Activities (BLOC 163 and BLOC 148) 
10:30–11:25  Movie: Between the folds (link is to the movie trailer on
YouTube). (BLOC 164) 
11:25–12:10  Movie: Hard Problems (link is to the movie trailer on
YouTube). (BLOC 164) 
12:00–12:30  Pizza Lunch (BLOC 148) 
12:301:30  "Some simple card tricks and universal cycles" : Talk by Dr. Jacob White (BLOC 166) 
1:30–2:00  Contest Awards (BLOC 166) 
2:00–5:00  After Hours: Eleusis Competition (BLOC 148) for those interested, both kids and adults. Eleusis Rules 
Here are the problems and solutions from the 2011/2012 Problem Solving Contests:
 2013 Grades K2:problems,solutions
 2013 Grades 34:problems,solutions
 2013 Grades 56:problems,solutions
 2013 Grades 79:problems,solutions
 2012 Grades K4: problems, solutions.
 2012 Grades 57: problems, solutions.
 2012 Grades 812: problems, solutions.
 2011 Grades K4: problems, solutions.
 2011 Grades 57: problems, solutions.
 2011 Grades 812: problems, solutions.
Recommended links (internal)
 Department of Mathematics at Texas A&M University
 TAMU Math programs for public schools
 A list of Enjoyable Books on Math and Science
 Entertain yourself with optical illusions
Recommended links (external)
 Math Awareness Month national website
 World's leading math prizes
 The American Math Competitions page
 PBS NOVA Math resources page
 Math in the Movies
 Magic of Math: Books on Math and Science for Students
 Math Puzzles and Fun links
 Encyclopedia of Mathematical Terms
Previous Years
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