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Julia Robinson Mathematics Festivals

posted Nov 24, 2014, 10:14 PM by Steve Raab   [ updated Nov 24, 2014, 10:14 PM ]
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 - Google on April 13 - Stanford on May 18 - 

The Julia Robinson Mathematics Festivals seek to inspire students to explore the richness and beauty of mathematics through activities that encourage collaborative, creative problem-solving. The students will get to experience intriguing puzzles, problems, and activities designed for students in 6th - 12th grades*. There will be mathematicians to work with the students on the activities in a collaborative, non-competitive atmosphere.

* Younger students - also allowed, but activities may be challenging.

There are two upcoming Julia Robinson Mathematics Festivals in the Bay Area:

1. Google Campus on Sunday April 13, 2014 from 1-4 pm.

This free math festival will take place at Google's Charlie's Cafe, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043. Directions/Map Charlie's Cafe is in Building 40. Look for the colorful umbrellas out front.

Please use this form to register up to 5 students and 1 adult: http://tinyurl.com/JRMFGoogle2014.  If you would like to register more students, simply fill out the form again. If you have additional adults who will be attending, or who would like to volunteer to help, please fill out the form again.

2. Stanford University on Sunday, May 18, 2014 from 9 am-12 pm.

Stanford's McCaw Hall, Arrillaga Alumni Center at 326 Galvex St. Directions.  Admission fee per student is $10 for this festival if you register ahead of time ($25 at the door). Adult chaperones are free.

Please use this form to register: http://www.juliarobinsonmathfestival.org/festival.php?id=49


If you have any questions, please contact info@juliarobinsonmathfestival.org.

There's a nice article about the Festival in the Huffington Post.
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