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Accessible Recreational Math Monday 3/28

by Michael Park, Treasurer on March 27, 2011

in Uncategorized

Weekly recreational math meetup every Monday 7-9 at 1026 Madison.

First meeting 3/28: Mathematical Balloon Twisting. Learn how to turn these balloonsinto polyhedra like this

dodecahedronMore examples here. Hands-on fun for the whole family. Balloons and pumps will be supplied.

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Edit: After-math:

Turnout was light, but everyone learned some basic balloon twisting and we created a full set of Platonic solids.

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Next week: Möbius strips!

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