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Julia Robinson Festival for 4th-12th Graders, March 18

Seattle’s first Julia Robinson Mathematics Festival is coming up, and you are invited!

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  • What: The Julia Robinson Math Festival, a noncompetitive event featuring an abundance of inspiring mathematical challenges and puzzles that require creativity and persistence to solve.
  • Who: 4th-12th graders who are interested in math, games, and puzzles; students who prefer thecollaborative, noncompetitive aspects of math, or contest-goers looking to see what else math is about; parents and teachers are also welcome.
  • When: 9:00am – noon, Sunday, March 18, 2012
  • Where: The Evergreen School, 15201 Meridian Avenue North, Shoreline, WA
  • Cost: $10, with reduced and free admission available.

There are a limited number of spots. Register now.

At the festival, students will have an entire morning to explore a number of fascinating problems in mathematics with the help and encouragement of our volunteers. There will be tables, staffed by one or two volunteers, set up to introduce the students to a mathematical problem or puzzle that requires creativity and exploration to solve. The activities are designed to engage students for about 20-30 minutes.  These activities will range from levels that older elementary students will enjoy, to levels that will challenge the brightest high school students.

The Julia Robinson Festival is challenging but noncompetitive, highlighting rich mathematical problems curated by adults who love math. It’s a perfect place for students who love math, games, or puzzles; for contest-goers looking to see what else math is about; or students who prefer the collaborative, noncompetitive aspects of math to contests.

Reserve your spot at the festival. Click here.

Interested in volunteering? Click here.

Know others who would be interested in joining us? Please pass the word along to them.

We’ll see you at the festival!

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  1. Fawn Nguyen

    One of the best math festivals out there. Very worthwhile, I went the last two years here at UCLA, definitely will go again [with my students and/or my daughter]. Glad to see it coming to the Pacific Northwest, my home.

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