The Hamilton Walk

The Hamilton Walk is an annual event held each year in Dublin on the 16th of October, the anniversary of the day in 1843 when William Rowan Hamilton discovered the non-commutative algebraic system known as quaternions, while walking with his wife along the banks of the Royal Canal. This year with restrictions the normal walk cant

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How to fold things into thirds with James Tanton

Audience: Age 12-15; 1st-3rd Year (ROI); Y9-Y11 (NI) James Tanton is a research mathematician deeply interested in bridging the gap between the mathematics experienced by school students and the creative mathematics practiced and explored by mathematicians. He worked as a college professor for a decade, as a high-school teacher for a decade, and is now the

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Maths Week Mega Quiz

SECOND QUIZ Friday 16th - Due to popular demand there is another Mega Maths Quiz this FRIDAY at 11.00am Audience: For pupils in 6th class, 1st year, Primary 7 and Year 8 Join Izak9 creator Franz Schlindwein for the Maths Week Mega Quiz. This fun quiz event is specially designed for pupils in the last

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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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Adults Learning Maths in the lockdown

Audience: Adult ALM 2020 Virtual Seminar Series The panel discussion is entitled “Adults Learning Maths in the lockdown” and is being organised to coincide with Maths Week Ireland 2020. Much mathematics education research is conducted in schools or other education settings. And education researchers nurture their creativity and collaborations by attending conferences in their own countries or abroad. But the pandemic

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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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