Maths Eyes Competitions

Maths Eyes Poster and Geogebra Competitions

Maths Eyes and Geogebra Competitions

Fun for all ages and 11 Digital Cameras to be won in these two fantastic competitions!

For Maths Week 2012 in collaboration with the Institute of Technology Tallaght and the Maths Eyes initiative we are offering two new exciting activities for all ages. People are encouraged to show that they have ‘Maths Eyes’ by entering one of two competitions:

Maths Eyes Poster Competition:

Entrants create a Maths Eyes style poster using a photograph taken in  their local area and an accompanying tagline highlighting the mathematics that they have seen in the photo using their maths eyes. See more here

Real World Geogebra:

Entrants explore the mathematics of real life using a photograph taken in  their local area and the free mathematical software GeoGebra. See more here

 

 

MathsEyes Poster Competition

Maths Eyes Poster Competition Details

Fun for all ages and Digital Cameras to be won!

Maths Eyes Poster Competition Conditions and Details

Create a Maths Eyes Poster by taking a photograph and adding a tag line that will encourage those looking at the poster to use their Maths Eyes.

Full Instructions on Maths Eyes Website

Posters can be submitted under one of the following categories:·

  • 7 years or under ( on the 31st  August 2012)
  • 11 years or under ( on the 31st  August 2012)
  • 14 years or under ( on the 31st  August 2012)
  • 18 years or under ( on the 31st  August 2012)
  • Adult Education ( Open to all those currently participating in an adult education course)
  • Family/Community Group (collaboration between family members or collaboration between members of a community group)

 

  • Winners in each category will win a digital camera!
  • The competition is open to everyone.
  • People can enter as often as they want.

Important Dates

  • Closing date for all entries in 5pm Friday on Friday 26th October 2012.
  • The shortlist entries will be announced on Friday 16th November 2012 at 5pm
  • (The list of shortlisted entries will be available on Maths Week Ireland & HaveYouGotMathsEyes).
  • Those shortlisted must email their high resolution file when requested (Poster Competition Only).
  • This will enable the poster to be printed for the exhibition. All those that are shortlisted will be invited to a celebration where all entries will be exhibited and the winners in each category will be announced. (Early December, To Be Confirmed)

Winners in each category will win a digital camera!

All shortlisted entries will be part of a real world exhibition which will tour venues on the Island of Ireland during the early part of 2013.

Please note that by entering this competition you agree that your poster can remain on the websites to be used by Maths Eyes and Maths Week Ireland and be available as a resource for others to use.

Full Instructions on Maths Eyes Website

Queries and further information from mathseyes@ittdublin.ie

Realworld Geogebra Competition

Realworld Geogebra Competition Details

Realworld  Geogebra  Guidelines

Winners in each category will win a digital camera!

Take a photograph from your local area.  Insert your photo into a GeoGebra file  and then use its powerful tools to highlight the mathematics you see in it.

Save the GeoGebra file and upload it.

Full Instructions on Maths Eyes Website

Geogebra files can be submitted under one of the following categories:

  • 11 years or under ( on the 31st  August 2012)
  • 14 years or under ( on the 31st  August 2012)
  • 18 years or under ( on the 31st  August 2012)
  • Adult Education ( Open to all those currently participating in an adult education course)
  • Family/Community Group (collaboration between family members or collaboration between members of a community group)

The competition is open to everyone.

People can enter as often as they want.

 

Important Dates

  • Closing date for all entries in 5pm Friday on Friday 26th October 2012.
  • The shortlist entries will be announced on Friday 16th November 2012 at 5pm
  • ( The list of shortlisted entries will be available on Maths Week Ireland & HaveYouGotMathsEyes).
  • All those that are shortlisted will be invited to a celebration where all entries will be exhibited and the winners in each category will be announced. (Early December, To Be Confirmed)
  • All shortlisted entries will be part of a real world Geogebra exhibition which will tour venues on the Island of Ireland during the early part of 2013.

Winners in each category will win a digital camera!

Please note that by entering this competition you agree that your poster can remain on the websites to be used by Maths Eyes and Maths Week Ireland and be available as a resource for others to use.

Full Instructions on Maths Eyes Website

Queries and further information from mathseyes@ittdublin.ie