The Math Fair, is a FREE event and open to all ages. A brainchild of the nonprofit MIND Research Institute, will be held on Saturday, August 02, 2014 from 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM at the Bren Events Center, UC Irvine.
The Math Fair is all about making math fun! At the Fair, visitors will experience math and problem solving with life-size, interactive educational video games to performing out a math problem onstage.
Take-home materials will be provided so you can continue the fun after the Fair.
Family Math Workshops
Family Math Workshops, which will be held during Math Fair hours. These interactive sessions will be open to all Math Fair visitors and will provide ideas and tips on how to:
- Incorporate mathematics into everyday life activities
- Assist your child with math homework (Math Without Tears)
- Help your child when they are using ST Math at home
- Money Talks: How to talk to your kids about financial matters. Presented by New York Life Insurance Company.
Schedule of Events
10:00 a.m.Math Fair Opens
10:15 a.m.Math Fair Opening Ceremony featuring Irvine Mayor Stephen Choi and
Presenting Sponsor Microsemi
Mathland Railway Opens *train rides will run every 15 minutes
Math Mystery Theater Opens *performances every 45 minutes
10:30 a.m.Family Math Workshops Begin *workshops every 45 minutes
Meet JiJi *the penguin will make scheduled appearances until 4:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m.Food Trucks Open
Game Design Workshop
1:00 p.m.Game Design Workshop
3:45 p.m.JiJi Band Performance
4:00 p.m.Math Fair Closing Ceremony