MAM 2016

Mathematics Awareness Month
** April 2008 **

Mathematics Awareness Month at
Santa Barbara City College
Santa Barbara City College CA

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  • Contact:  Elizabeth Cunningham, <cunningham@sbcc.edu>
  • Short Description:  Library Display and Puzzle Challenges for Prizes

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The Santa Barbara City College Math Department has teamed up with the college library to put together a display of math books and artifacts for Math Awareness Month. Included in the display with Platonic Solids (and book of da Vinci drawings of same) and other geometric teaching tools are a series of calculators from an abacus, slide rule, a Curta Calculator and Texas Instruments calculator). A puzzle challenge is being distributed to students in the library in paper form and through the department website and students choose a challenge according to highest math course attained and submit solutions for prizes including a TI-84 calculator and college bookstore certificates.