Here are the dates for our Math Circle meetings this spring:

Math Circle in Spring: Tuesdays from 4:15 – 5:30.

2/2, 2/9, 2/23, 3/1, 3/8, 3/15, 3/29 and 4/5.

Room SH 1053 (Science Hall at Canisius College)

Having fun exploring mathematics

Here are the dates for our Math Circle meetings this spring:

Math Circle in Spring: Tuesdays from 4:15 – 5:30.

2/2, 2/9, 2/23, 3/1, 3/8, 3/15, 3/29 and 4/5.

Room SH 1053 (Science Hall at Canisius College)

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Hi, I thought I would remind everyone that we won’t have a math circle on Nov. 3,

because it is an election day and a lot of the schools are closed. See you on Nov. 10

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A Math Circle is a friendly gathering for young students, where love for mathematics is the driving force. Our Canisius Math Circle meets once a week throughout the school year. For the Fall 2015, we plan to meet on Tuesdays from 4:15PM to 5:30PM in Room 1053 of Science Hall at Canisius College, Buffalo, NY. For directions and a map, see “how to find us”at http://blogs.canisius.edu/themathcircle/2012/09/20/how-to-find-us/

We plan to have meetings on Sept. 15, Sept. 22, Sept. 29, Oct. 6, Oct. 20, Oct. 27, Nov. 10, and Nov. 17 (there is no meeting scheduled for October 13 and for November 3).

We welcome students from grades 5 – 12 who want to explore mathematical curiosities and have fun with mathematics. We started in Fall 2012, and we have had many successful meetings, with activities led by Canisius faculty and students, and local teachers.

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Hi, our Math Circle project for February 24, 2015 is on Art and Mathematics.

Here are two links concerning area that we might find useful:

http://www.regentsprep.org/regents/math/algebra/AS1/RefARea.htm

http://www.mathsisfun.com/area.html

SOME OTHER OF OUR EVENTS:

Because of the weather and the closing of schools,

we cancelled the Math Circle meeting for March 3, 2015.

March 10, Dr. Burns led a nice Math Circle on algebraic formulas for counting patterns.

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A Math Circle is a friendly gathering for young students, where love for mathematics is the driving force. Our Canisius Math Circle meets once a week throughout the school year. For the Winter-Spring 2015, we plan to meet on Tuesdays from 4:15PM to 5:30PM in Room 1053 of Science Hall at Canisius College, Buffalo, NY. For directions and a map, see “how to find us”at http://blogs.canisius.edu/themathcircle/2012/09/20/how-to-find-us/

We plan to have meetings on Jan.27, Feb.3, Feb.10, Feb.24, March 3, March 10, March 24, and March 31.

We welcome students from grades 5 – 12 who want to explore mathematical curiosities and have fun with mathematics. We started a few years ago, and we have had many successful meetings, with presentations by Canisius faculty and students, and local teachers.

Please help us spread the word! Anyone interested can register by email at themathcircle@canisius.edu or call 888-3291.

Looking forward to seeing you, Dr. Barbara Burns and Dr. Terrence Bisson

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MathCircle for Nov.18, 2014 is cancelled, because of weather uncertainty.

We had a nice semester of meetings, with lots of puzzle days and a talk on symmetric patterns in paper bands. Join us next semester; we will be posting the dates by mid January.

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A Math Circle is a friendly gathering for young students, where love for mathematics is the driving force. Our Canisius Math Circle meets once a week throughout the school year. For the Fall 2014, we plan to meet on Tuesdays from 4:15PM to 5:45PM in Room 1053 of Science Hall at Canisius College, Buffalo, NY. For directions and a map, see “how to find us”at http://blogs.canisius.edu/themathcircle/2012/09/20/how-to-find-us/

We plan to have meetings on Sept. 23, Sept. 30, Oct. 7, Oct. 21, Oct. 28, Nov. 4, Nov. 11, and Nov. 18 (with no meeting on October 14).

We welcome students from grades 5 – 12 who want to explore mathematical curiosities and have fun with mathematics. We started in Fall 2012, and we have had many successful meetings, with presentations by Canisius faculty and students, and local teachers.

Please help us spread the word! Anyone interested can register by email at themathcircle@canisius.edu or call 888-3291.

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Our final Math Circle of this semester is April 1 (no fooling!).

It is on rubber-band braiding and links to knots.

(some experts are coming to demonstrate)

Here is a link to a project sheet:

http://blogs.canisius.edu/themathcircle/files/2014/04/rubber-bands.pdf

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We had no meeting on March 18 because of Spring break.

On March 25, we did a project on Sudoku and its cousins.

Here is a link to the project sheet:

http://blogs.canisius.edu/themathcircle/files/2014/03/mcMarch25.pdf

Our final Math Circle of this semester will be next week April 1 (no fooling!).

It will be on rubber-band braiding and knots (with some experts coming to demonstrate).

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We celebrated pi day a little early, with help from Dr. H.

We looked at the definition of pi, acted out a poetic drama, examined the first 200 digits of pi, and simulated the Buffon needle experiment (with great results).

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