Area and Perimeter

Making sense of area and perimeter (levels 2 and 3) Facilitator: Mark Prendergast, Senior Lecturer in Education, University College Cork There is no cost for attending these ‘Maths Week 2020’ webinars. You don’t have to be a NALA member to participate. However, we would be delighted if you would consider joining if you are not already a

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Momentous Maths with Kjartan Poskitt

Audience: Age 9-12; 4th-6th class (ROI); Y6-Y8 (NI) One Sided Paper explores the strange Mobius strips that you can cut in half, yet they stay together! The Pennies that Reach the Sun starts with a chess board with one penny (or cent) on the first square. The next square has two, then four, then eight…

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Space Maths: How Big? How Far? How Old?

Audience: Primary 4th - 6th class Description: Space Maths: How Big? How Far? How Old? Date: 10/16/2020 Time: 9am - 10am or - 10.30am - 11.30am or - 1pm- 2pm Booking Details: frances.mccarthy@bco.ie Website www.bco.ie

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How to bring your maths lessons to life

Audience: Teachers Watch live on https://www.mathsweek.ie/2020/mathsweektv-secondary/ No one understands what makes students tick better than we teachers. Bobby shows how he uses his students’ interest in popular culture - football, Bake Off, Strictly, pop music and even - say it quietly - Love Island! to show where there is maths in all sorts of  unexpected contexts. Booking:

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Einstein’s Relativity

Audience: Age 15 years+; TY 5th and 6th year (ROI); Y12-Y14 (NI) and Adult Einstein's Relativity - Pythagoras for Space and Time Join Dr Ian Jubb of DIAS and discover how Einstein's theory of relativity opened up a whole new world of understanding and exploration. Einstein's Theory of Relativity revolutionised the way we understand the

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A Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy of Mathematics

Audience: Secondary students As part of the Maths Week 2020, the UCD School of Mathematics and Statistics will run the virtual event ''A Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy of Mathematics''. The event will take place on Thursday 15/10 at 17.00 via zoom and it will consist of 5-minute presentations from academic members of our school. Its

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Numeracy in Context

Numeracy in context: Exploring real life contexts for numeracy development Facilitator: Aibhín Bray, Assistant Professor in Mathematics Education, Trinity College Dublin There is no cost for attending these ‘Maths Week 2020’ webinars. You don’t have to be a NALA member to participate. However, we would be delighted if you would consider joining if you are not already

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It Doesn’t Add Up with Ken Farquhar

Audience: Age 7-12; 2nd-6th class (ROI); Y4-Y8 (NI) Pick a card any card, is this it?? No? Any of these? Yes? How does that work? Could it really involve Maths? A show with no sleight of hand, just some fantastic maths. Dr Ken presents some of his favourite tricks revealing all the maths behind them.

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Maths Workshop with Douglas Buchanan

Audience: Primary Maths Week Ireland is pleased to facilitate maths workshops led by maths educator Douglas Buchanan for primary schools around Ireland. These one-hour long workshops are intended for Fourth and Fifth Class pupils. Doug’s workshops give participants the opportunity to solve various puzzles working in pairs or small groups. It gives them the chance

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