Math Blast

The 2014 Math Blast is set for March 29, in the Hall of Arts and Letters on the campus of Grove City College. The program is hosted by students from our Mathematics for Secondary Education class.
 
The free three-hour program provides fun and innovative math lessons to children in kindergarten through eighth grade. Each participating child may take two one-hour classes.
 
Registration begins at 9 a.m. in the atrium of the Hall of Arts and letters; no pre-registration is required.
 
For more information contact Kelleen Bonomo professor of mathematics at khbonomo@gcc.edu or 724- 450-1559.
 
For those needing directions, a campus map can be found HERE.
 
SCHEDULE
First Session – 9:30-10:30​  a.m. Grades
Noah’s Ark and Addition ​K-1
M&M Math ​K-1
Measuring with Cinderella ​K-2
From Squares to Birds and Lizards: Tessellating the Plane ​2-4
Measurement Mania- Pancake Insania! ​3-4
Math with Monet ​3-5
Egyptian Math ​4-6
Hexaflexagons ​4-8
Pipe Cleaners and Polyhedrals ​5-8
The World of Fractal Geometry ​7-8
 
Second Session – 10:45-11:45 a.m.
Grades
Graphing with Skittles ​K-2
Pattern Power ​K-1
Gum-drop Geometry and Pretzel Polygons ​K-3
Field Trip to Fraction Town ​1-2
Probability Playground ​2-4
Math at the Mall ​3-5
Secret Codes ​3-5
Basketball, Football, and Math, Oh My! ​5-7
From Bigger to Biggest:  How Big is Big? ​5-8
Fibonacci Fortunes and Golden Ratio Bars ​6-8
 
 
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