Mo Math June-July Upcoming Events

06/03/2017 11:50 AM | Anonymous

Dear MoMath friends,

Slide into summer at MoMath with an ongoing slate of mathematical adventures.  Maintain your balance at Equilibrium, MoMath’s new game night for adults; celebrate the summer solstice with sundials and stickers; and don’t miss the opening of MoMath’s new basketball exhibit, Hoop Curves, featuring a visit by NBA executive and retired professional basketball star, Kiki VanDeWeghe.  Plus, enjoy an evening of music featuring hedge fund whiz Pete Muller; explore hands-on math with international math popularizers Marcus du Sautoy (UK) and Jürgen Richter-Gebert (Germany); hear a unique story from NPR’s “The Math Guy” Keith Devlin; and experience the first-ever New York Math Festival, featuring a full day of mathematical fun in the sun.

MoMath at a Glance  
Tuesdays & Thursdays Expansions, the K-12 gifted program at MoMath
Thurs, June 1 Last day to register with early pricing for MOVES 2017The Magic of Math
Sat, June 3 Equilibrium, an adult evening of mathematical games at MoMath
Sun, June 4 MoMath brings Play Truchet and other MoMath classics to the World Science Festival
Sun, June 4 Unlimited, MoMath’s mix-n-mingle program for 6th through 9th graders
Tue, June 6 Volumes, the MoMath book club: Symmetry: A Journey into the Patterns of Nature by Marcus du Sautoy
Wed, June 7 Math Encounters: "The Great Unknown: Is there a limit to scientific and mathematical exploration?" with Marcus du Sautoy
Thurs, June 8 Math Unearthed: Uncovering the classroom math behind MoMath's exhibits (PD session for teachers)
Thurs, June 8 Free Play: A FREE afternoon at MoMath with extended Museum hours
Thurs, June 8 Math Explorations: summer sessions
Tue, June 13 Tween Primes, the MoMath book club for tweens and teens: Lost in Lexicon: An Adventure in Words and Numbers by Pendred Noyce
Fri, June 16 Family Fridays at MoMath presented by Two Sigma: "Eschering Around" with Jürgen Richter-Gebert
Sat, June 17 Finding Fibonacci with NPR’s “The Math Guy” Keith Devlin
Wed, June 21 MoMath Solstice Sundial: celebrate the start of summer on the Flatiron Plaza with MoMath
Thurs, June 22 Hoop Curves exhibit opening: take your best shot with math and meet NBA pro star Kiki VanDeWeghe!
Thurs, June 22 Math is Sexy - MoMath celebrates Pride with a late-night party, courtesy of OppenheimerFunds
Wed, July 5 Math Encounters: "Diffusion of the Dead" with Thomas Woolley
Thurs, July 6 Pete Muller performs at the Cutting Room to benefit MoMath
Fri, July 7 Family Fridays at MoMath presented by Two Sigma: "Get into the Game!" with Tim Chartier
Sun, July 9 Math Metropolis, a festival of math fun, on the plaza at 28 Liberty
Thurs, July 13 Tween Primes, the MoMath book club for tweens and teens: The Man Who Counted by Malba Tahan
Tue, July 18 Bitcoin: A little “bit" of math, featuring Geva Patz
Thurs, July 20 Volumes, the MoMath book club: A Certain Ambiguity: A Mathematical Novel by Gaurav Suri and Hartosh Singh Bal
Tue, July 25 Math on Trial: How Numbers Get Used and Abused in the Courtroom, with Coralie Colmez
Mon, July 31through
Fri, August 4
Roundtable: the MoMath Math Teachers' Circle - Five days of engaging math evenings for K-6 educators
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 Investments
Sun, August 6 through
Tues, August 8
MOVES 2017The Magic of Math - Join MoMath for its biannual research conference on recreational mathematics.  Mathematicians, math educators, and families: all are welcome!
Weekends MoMath's Derivatives tour program and Explorations sessions, available upon request

The ATOMIC Mission is to ensure that every Connecticut student receives world-class education in mathematics by providing vision, leadership and support to the K-16 mathematics community and by providing every teacher of mathematics the opportunity to grow professionally.

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