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2019 Festival: Math/Creativity Video Series

The 2019 National Math Festival is proud to present the Math/Creativity Video Series. A collection of short form, behind the scenes clips produced by many of the 2019 Festival’s presenters, Math/Creativity aims to inspire and spark mathematical joy while celebrating… Learn more →

By National Math Festival | May 4, 2019

2019 Festival: Creating and Rehearsing “Dance of the Diagram”

  BARKIN/SELISSEN PROJECT presents Dance of the Diagram at the National Math Festival on Saturday, May 4, 2019 at 2:00 pm. Seats are first-come, first-served. You can register for this free performance on Eventbrite to let us know you are… Learn more →

By National Math Festival | April 20, 2019

2019 Festival: How a Dance Gets Built

BARKIN/SELISSEN PROJECT presents Dance of the Diagram at the National Math Festival on Saturday, May 4, 2019 at 2:00 pm. Seats are first-come, first-served. You can register for this free performance on Eventbrite to let us know you are coming,… Learn more →

By National Math Festival | April 20, 2019

2019 Festival: Julia Robinson Mathematics Festival

The Julia Robinson Mathematics Festival returns to the National Math Festival on Saturday, May 4, 2019. Learn more about the activity presenters in this celebration of mathematics for ages 8 through adult! Explore Geometric Origami with Mary Chrestenson-Becker Students will… Learn more →

By National Math Festival | April 18, 2019

More Math! Resources: Final Target game by ThinkFun

Calling all 5th and 6th grade math teachers! Are you ready to put your students’ math skills to the test? Check out this great new math game developed by 2019 Festival presenter ThinkFun! The game, Final Target, is perfect for… Learn more →

By National Math Festival | April 8, 2019

2019 Festival: Choosing Math Games for Kids with Dr. Scott Kim

As part of the 2019 Festival, the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (MSRI) will host the Make or Take Spiral, featuring outposts of local and national math organizations and clubs offering take-home and online resources, as well as hands-on activities. 2019… Learn more →

By National Math Festival | March 27, 2019

2019 Festival: Coloring and Curvahedra

As part of the 2019 Festival, the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (MSRI) will host the Mathical Reading Room & Coloring Corner, where Festival attendees can enjoy some quiet time coloring and sharing their mathematical art. Among the coloring creations available… Learn more →

By National Math Festival | March 6, 2019

Celebrate #NMF2019 with Dr. James Tanton’s week of puzzles!

From February 4-8, 2019, 2019 Festival presenter Dr. James Tanton of the Mathematical Association of America (MAA) and the Global Math Project helped us celebrate the upcoming National Math Festival with a social media takeover event. For five days, Dr…. Learn more →

By National Math Festival | February 19, 2019

2019 Festival: Board Games Galore!

At this year’s National Math Festival, a new activity room dedicated to playing and sharing your favorite mathy board games will be available to attendees of all ages to take a game break with friends and family. Learn more below!… Learn more →

By National Math Festival | February 15, 2019

Sneak Peek: Geometric Bubble Blowing Events Around the U.S.

As we prepare for the National Math Festival on Saturday, May 4, 2019, we look to our neighbor to the west, the Lawrence Hall of Science in Berkeley, California, for reflections on their recent Geometric Bubble Blowing Event that served… Learn more →

By National Math Festival | January 29, 2019