Fosun Hosts Free Math Festival on 28 Liberty Plaza
FiDi Families welcomes the National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath) to 28 Liberty Plaza for the second annual New York City Math Festival.
The full day of mathematical fun will feature hands-on math exhibits, entertaining mathematical games, intriguing puzzles, brain teasers. Among other performances, educator John Chase will reveal the secrets of mathematics and demonstrate a juggler’s ability to anticipate the path of a ball or club in space and time.
The New York City Math Festival will also feature:
Performances by mathematical mimes, Tim and Tanya Chartier, in a series of fun vignettes that illustrate the concepts of estimation, tiling, and infinity
Group constructions of giant sculptures, including the amazing rainbow-colored hyberbolic Hilbert’s Rainbow with mathematician Chaim Goodman-Straus and the six-foot tall geometric structure Goldberg Variations with mathematician David Reimann. If you can thread a cable tie through a hole or count to six, you can help!
Formations of mathematical patterns using Math-on-a-Stick from the Minnesota State Fair with math educator, Chris Danielson
Engaging puzzles and brainteasers with the Julia Robinson Math Festival
Date: Saturday, August 17th
Time: 10 am – 4 pm
Location: 28 Liberty Plaza (Fosun)
To learn more about the event, please visit their website HERE