It’s not too late to participate in the
ongoing CIESEmath projects before school ends in June. The two that we
are currently running are:
Kids find that it's a big, big world. They use an old measuring shadows trick to chart earth's circumference just like Eratosthenes did 2200 years ago. Check out students at Westminster Academy doing this worldwide project.
Please let me know if you are interested in doing this activity with your class. For more details see the official website at http://www.ciese.org/noonday
Students try to get the best score by "shooting down" globs on a coordinate X,Y axis by entering in equations. Several schools have already participated. See the McAuliffe Rocket for a description of the contest between Battin and McAuliffe that was held on April 13th at
We will have a new round of contests starting in June. If you are interested in having your 7th or 8th grade students participate please let me know.
You can find out more about these and
other activities on the CIESEmath Website:
CIESEmath & Matrix Elizabeth Projects
Stevens Institute of Technology
Hoboken, NJ 07030