[PCST] Good examples of mathematics outreach

Loo @ The KinShip via Network network at lists.pcst.co
Thu May 21 06:13:49 CEST 2015


Hi Franka,

I used to work for this company The Magic Maths Circus based in Wales (and
Germany now). They had some fantastic games and tools to make maths fun and
engaging for all school aged kids: http://www.magicmathworks.org/

Cheers,

Elizabeth


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On 21 May 2015 at 04:31, Carlyn S Buckler via Network <network at lists.pcst.co
> wrote:

>   Hello Franka -
>
>  I love Eugenia Cheng.  She has an incredible ability to make mathematics
> not only understandable, but also to show the inherent beauty and
> pervasiveness of math in our everyday lives. There is a great interview
> with her on ScienceFriday, and a exert from her latest book,
> <http://sciencefriday.com/blogs/05/07/2015/how-math-is-like-baking-you-just-need-a-recipe.html?series=33>
> <http://www.amazon.com/o/ASIN/0465051715/sciencefriday/>How to Bake Pi:
> An Edible Exploration of the Mathematics of Mathematics
> <http://sciencefriday.com/blogs/05/07/2015/how-math-is-like-baking-you-just-need-a-recipe.html?series=33>
> ,
> <http://sciencefriday.com/blogs/05/07/2015/how-math-is-like-baking-you-just-need-a-recipe.html?series=33>
>
>
>  Not sure that’s exactly what you’re looking for, but I’ve been using
> this with my Science Museum Studies students, and it has gone over very
> well.  Great fodder for developing programs on mathematics.
>
>  Cheers -
> Carlyn
>
>
>  Carlyn S. Buckler, Ph.D.
> Assistant Professor of Science Museum Studies
>  Cooperstown Graduate Program
> State University of New York, Oneonta
> Carlyn.Buckler at oneonta.edu
> *"Suspended judgment is the greatest triumph of intellectual discipline”.
> W.R. Brooks *
>
>
>   From: PCST <network at lists.pcst.co>
> Reply-To: Franka <franka.buurmeijer at gmail.com>
> Date: Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at 8:52 AM
> To: PCST <network at lists.pcst.co>
> Subject: [PCST] Good examples of mathematics outreach
>
>   Dear all,
>
>  Could you help me with examples of best practices of mathematics
> outreach? In the coming months I will write te outreach plan for the
> research project Networks, http://www.thenetworkcenter.nl. This project
> is focused on the mathematics behind for example communication and energy
> networks. Leiden University, the University of Amsterdam, Eindhoven
> University of Technology and the Center for Mathematics and Computer
> Science in the Netherlands are involved. Good examples of initiatives of
> mathematics communication and education are very much welcome!
> Recommendations and tips are well appreciated. Thank you in advance.
>
>  With kind regards,
>
>  Franka Buurmeijer MSc
> Mobiel: +31(0)6-44138822
> E-mail: F.Buurmeijer at uva.nl
> Twitter: @astrofranka
>
>  Universiteit van Amsterdam
> Science Park 904
> 1098 XH Amsterdam
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