For Spring 2013, The Canisius Math Circle met on Tuesdays from 4 pm to 5:30 pm in SH1053 in the new Science Hall at Canisius College (2001 Main St. Buffalo NY). Meetings were: Jan 29, Feb 5, Feb 12, Feb 26, Mar 5, Mar 12, Mar 19 and Mar 26
Here is a brief description of the projects for our spring meetings:
On Jan. 29, Terry Bisson prepared an activity sheet on Cutting and Reassembling.
On Feb 5, Dr. Barbara Burns: on Binary representation.
On Feb 12, Terry Bisson: on Egyptian mathematics.
On Feb 26, Christopher Eppolito: on Some graph theory (after Kuratowski)
On March 5, guest speaker Katie Moran Austen: on Cryptography. It involved affine linear coding of messages mod 26. She gave us a nice challenge in a long coded message, and we also practiced counting around a circle and congruence addition and multiplication.
On March 12, guest speaker Harry O’Malley: on “Cells in a Circle”.
On March 19, Jonathan Malone: on Pentominoes.
on March 26, guest speaker Dr. H: on Origami and Math.
By the way, the National Association of Math Circles has listed us:
Dr. Barbara Burns and Dr. Terrence Bisson are the main people to contact, at Canisius College, 2001 Main Street CT 1113, Buffalo, NY 14208