# Mathematics Awareness Month Mini Fair

## Saturday, May 1, 2004

10:00 AM to 1:30 PM

First Floor of Blocker Bldg.

April is designated by the American Mathematical Society as Mathematics Awareness Month. The theme this year is Mathematics and Networks.

To celebrate, the mathematics department at the Texas A&M University is organizing a Mini Fair that will include popular short presentations by TAMU faculty, problem solving contest open to students of all grades and interested parents (with prizes awarded at the end of the program), popular math and science book exhibit, and pizza and soft drinks served at approximately 12:15 PM. If you like solving problems, want to have a good time, and would like to meet mathematics department faculty and students, we will be happy to see you May 1st.

- The Mini Fair schedule:
- Problem solving contest, presentations, books
exhibit, meeting faculty and students 10:00 - 12:15

- Presentations 10:15 -- 11:10:

Gregory Berkolaiko "Paths on Graphs and Computer Games"

Maurice Rojas "Flipping Coins and Solving Equations" - Problem solving contest for students of all grades 11:10 -- 12:15

- Problem solving contest, presentations, books
exhibit, meeting faculty and students 10:00 - 12:15
- Pizza lunch 12:15 - 1:00
- Prizes Awarded 1:00 - 1:30

## American Mathematical Society Math Awareness Month Site

## Links to Some Popular Mathematics Sites

- Math Puzzles and Fun
- List of Enjoyable Books on Math and Science
- Other Books on Math and Science
- Esher and Mathematics
- Encyclopedia of Mathematical Terms
- PBS NOVA Math resources page
- The American Math Competitions page
- The MathNerds page.

## Parking

Should be available for free on the first floor of the Northside Parking Garage located next to the Blocker Bldg.