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Math Awareness Month

Each year, the month of April is designated the Mathematics Awareness Month by
to recognize the importance of mathematics.

In 2013 the theme of the Awareness Month is the Mathematics of Sustainability

Activities at Texas A&M University

  • The Freshman/Sophomore Math Contest.
  • Math Mini Fair: Saturday, April 20, 2013, Blocker Building.
Math Awareness 2013 Poster

Math Mini Fair -- Saturday April 20
from 9:00 am - 1:30 pm

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
9:00-9:30 Registration (Blocker lobby)
9:30-9:45 Welcome and Overview: Dr. Jean Marie Linhart (BLOC 102)
9:45–11:00 Problem Solving Contests (BLOC 102)
9:45 –12:00 Mathematical Art -- enjoy and create! (BLOC 148)
Mathematical Art Competition for K-9
Art may be made on site or brought in.
Art for the contest must be complete by 11:00 am.
Ideas for mathematical art are below
9:45–12:00 Mathematical Games and Activities (BLOC 163)
9:45–11:45 Movies: Stand and Deliver (link is to the movie trailer on YouTube). (BLOC 169)
9:45–12:00 Videos and computer animations (BLOC 166)
12:00–12:30 Pizza Lunch (BLOC 102)
12:15–1:00 Flatland the Movie or Sphereland the Movie (BLOC 102)
1:00–1:30 Contest Awards (BLOC 102)

Ideas for mathematical art

Here are the problems and solutions from the 2011/2012 Problem Solving Contests:

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