[MoMath] 2017 August-September Upcoming Events

07/31/2017 2:22 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Dear MoMath friends,

It's an action-packed August at MoMath: education, art, magic, and even chocolate are featured during this month of exciting events, including the return of MoMath favorite Art Benjamin, a brand new hackathon, and the exciting biennial MOVES conference, with magical math for everyone!

MoMath at a Glance  
Now Open! MoMath's newest exhibit, Hoop Curves
Mon, July 31 through
Fri, August 4
Roundtable: the MoMath Math Teachers' Circle - Five days of engaging math evenings for K-6 educators
Wed, August 2 Platonic Solids: Tiffany lamps, art objects, and stepping-stones to higher dimensions
Wed, August 2 Math Encounters: "Deep Math: Between Combinatorics and Chocolate" with Persi Diaconis
Fri, August 4 Family Fridays at MoMath presented by Two Sigma: "Magic Squares and Magical Squaring" with Art Benjamin
Sat, August 5through
Sun, August 6
Expressions: the MoMath hackathon, sponsored by Two Sigma
Sun, August 6 through
Tues, August 8
MOVES 2017The Magic of Math, sponsored by Two Sigma — Join MoMath for its biennial research conference on recreational mathematics.  Mathematicians, math educators, and families: all are welcome!
Fri, August 11 through
Tues, August 15
Pythagorize Seattlemulti-day, city-wide puzzle hunt followed by special celebratory event on 8-15-17, sponsored by the Bezos Family Foundation, OppenheimerFunds, and Weyerhaeuser with the support of MOHAI, the Pacific Science Center, and Math 4 Love. 
Thurs, August 24 Tween Primes, the MoMath book club for tweens and teens: Numbed! by David Lubar
Thurs, August 24 Volumes, the MoMath book club: Math on Trial: How Numbers Get Used and Abused in the Courtroom by Leila Schneps and Coralie Colmez; don't miss your chance to meet the author!
Wed, September 6 Math Encounters: "The Mathematics of Doodling" with Ravi Vakil
Fri, September 8 Family Fridays at MoMath presented by Two Sigma: "Picking Points A-Plenty" with Nat Stahl
Sat, September 9 Equilibrium, an adult evening of mathematical games
Sun, September 10 Unlimited, MoMath’s mix-n-mingle program for 6th through 9th graders
Sat & Sun, September 9 & 10 Grandparents' Weekend: Free admission for grandparents and up to two grandchildren!
Thurs, September 14 Volumes, the MoMath book club: The Wild Numbers by Philibert Schogt
Beginning Sat, September 16 Adventures in Algorithms: experimental computational Mathematica
Wed, September 20 Tween Primes, the MoMath book club for tweens and teens: Do the Math: Secrets, Lies, and Algebra by Wendy Lichtman
Weekends MoMath's Derivatives tour program and Explorations sessions, available upon request

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