The Mathematics Behind Math Midway!
Tuesday, October 30, 2012 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (PDT)
Middle school students, parents, and teachers, come experience the marvelous world of mathematics!
Calling all parents, teachers, and middle school students—join the Lawrence Hall of Science and the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute for a fun, FREE evening to learn about the real math behind the fun in Math Midway!
Dr. Paul Zeitz of the University of San Francisco will explain the math in the fun midway exhibits. You'll be surprised at how much you will learn! After the lecture, you can enjoy yourself at the reception, explore Math Midway activities such as the A-Maze-ing Maze, Organ Function Grinder, or the Ring of Fire, and visit other museum exhibits.
There will be a reception following Dr. Zeitz's presentation and the Math Midway exhibit will remain open until 8:00pm for exploration.
This event is part of the Bay Area Science Festival.
To learn more about the exhibit go to: www.lawrencehallofscience.org
Sponsored by: And
About The Lawrence Hall of Science:
The Lawrence Hall of Science is UC Berkeley's public Science Center. We have been providing parents, kids, and educators with opportunities to engage with science since 1968.
Our mission is to inspire and foster learning of science and mathematics for all, especially those who have limited access to science.
About the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute:
The Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (MSRI) is dedicated to the advancement and communication of fundamental knowledge in mathematics and the mathematical sciences, to the development of human capital for the growth and use of such knowledge, and to the cultivation in the larger society of awareness and appreciation of the beauty, power and importance of mathematical ideas and ways of understanding the world.
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