Math Awareness Month
Each year, the month of April is designated the Mathematics Awareness Month by the American Mathematical Society, the American Statistical Association, the Mathematical Association of America, and the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics to recognize the importance of mathematics.
In 2011 the theme of the Awareness Month is Unravelling Complex Systems.
Activities at Texas A&M University
- 5th annual TAMU Integral Bee, Thursday, April 7, 2011, 6:00 - 8:00pm Blocker 166.
- Math Mini Fair: Saturday, April 16, 2011,
Blocker Building.
9:00–9:30 Registration and Refreshments (Blocker lobby at room 166) 9:30-9:45 Welcome and Overview: Dr Peter Howard (Blocker 166) 9:45–11:00 Problem Solving Contest; grades K-4, 5-7 and 8-12 (Blocker 169) 9:45–12:45 Mathematical Games and Exhibits (Blocker 148), 9:45–12:45 Computer Animations (Blocker 128), 10:00–11:00 Video Presentations (Blocker 166), 11:15–11:45 Presentation "How to Use and Not Use Statistics", Dr Sue Geller (Blocker 166) 12:00–12:30 Pizza Lunch (Blocker 166). 12:30–1:00 Presentation "Is 1+2=1 an error?", Dr Maurice Rojas (Blocker 166) 1:00–1:30 Contest Awards (Blocker 166)
This year's activities are over, please come again in 2012!
Here are the problems and solutions from the Problem Solving Contest:
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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