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A Math Carnival at Illinois - Gathering for Gardener 2017

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Sat, 1/28/2017
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2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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  • 217-300-4994

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  • Department of Mathematics

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The Department of Mathematics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign would like to invite you to their winter math carnival! Gathering for Gardner will be held on Saturday, January 28, 2017 from 2 - 5 pm in Altgeld Hall. This fun filled day will be packed with hands on activities, demonstrations, games and puzzles, refreshments, and mathematical prizes for participants! We will have activities for members of the public of all ages.

Visit 2017 Gathering for Gardner webpage for more details

Gathering for Gardener FAQ:

Who can I contact about Gathering for Gardner?

Feel free to email organizers Melinda Lanius or Philipp Hieronymi (email/contact links on left).

Who is the target audience of your event?

All activities are free and open to the public and there is no math training required to enjoy!

The puzzles are particularly designed for kindergarten, elementary school, and middle school students. Please come visit and bring the whole family!

Why `Gathering for Gardner’?

The event is to honor the achievements of popular mathematics writer Martin Gardner who, for over 50 years, entertained general audiences with a rich variety of mathematical puzzles.

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