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Maths Magic with Fernando Blasco

Primary 5th/6th Class. Sorry Booked out
What
  • Location: Leinster
  • Primary
When Oct 19, 2017
from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Where IT Carlow -Lecture Room L114 in the Haughton Centre
Contact Name
Attendees Primary - 5th and 6th Class
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The world of maths offers us seriousness and rigour as well as illusion and fun. Many think that maths is a cold and boring subject, but despite some firm convictions, the things are not always what they seem to be.
Dr. Fernando Blasco is a mathematician and lecturer at the Polytechnic University of Madrid, interested in recreational maths and magic. He uses magic to introduce the public to topics such as prime numbers, knot theory, sudoku, topology, number systems, mind games, Rubik’s cube, calendars or quick calculations. He is absolutely convinced that if young people knew more of this aspect mathematics there would be a much more positive engagement with maths.

 

 

Fernando Blasco is one of Spain’s best known mathematics promoters. He collaborates with TV shows and radio programs in Spain and performs in Civic Centres, Science Museums, University Classrooms and other stage

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William Peare

William.peare@itcarlow.ie