Math Mania has a new date

Event was postponed earlier in the year due to snow

Math Mania is a fun evening of interactive math games aimed at kids aged 5 to 18.

The event was cancelled frm an earlier scheduled date due to snow.

Math Mania is now taking place on Monday, Feb. 13 at  Edward Milne Community School from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Refreshments provided.

 

What it is all about:

Through games, art and hands-on activities, anyone — kids, parents, teachers  — can learn math and computer science concepts in a fun way.  Games include:

• a sorting network

• an impossible balancing act

• “get your goat” game

•mathematical puzzles

• the guessing game

• sudoku

• the penny game

• the set game and many more!

Older teens may prefer to volunteer by helping demonstrate and explain the games to younger children. Adults are welcome to volunteer too! Interested volunteers can contact Jodie McDonald at 250-580-2252 or email sookeliteracy@gmail.com. Training and pizza are provided for volunteers, who will be asked to come early to the event.  The more volunteers we have, the more games we can play.

This event is a partnership between the Sooke Region Literacy Project, EMCS Society, T’Sou-ke Nation, the University of Victoria, the Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences (PIMS) and SD 62 Aboriginal Education.

 

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