Monthly Archives: June 2013

Math Linkspam

For this post, I thought I would share some math-related links I’ve enjoyed lately. The fun part of writing this was that compiling the links made me think about how many different areas math really impacts—you can find it in … Continue reading

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The Summer Camp for Academically Talented Middle School Students

I just finished teaching a class at The Summer Camp for Academically Talented Middle School Students (SCATS). SCATS is a summer program offered by The Center for Gifted Studies at Western Kentucky University for students in grades 6-8. I taught … Continue reading

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MPE2013 Daily Blog

Thank you very much for Tyler’s recent post,  reminding us of this year is the Mathematics of Planet Earth(MPE 2013)  year. There’s an official site of this special year. Among all the exciting activities, lectures, articles posted on this site, … Continue reading

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Mathematics of Planet Earth

Kaisa Taipale informed me that it is the year of the mathematics of planet earth. Kaisa has created a website (http://www.earthcalculus.com) with various resources for calculus regarding earth. Some of these include Aquifers and Rate of Change Drugs in Our … Continue reading

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Russell Was Not Naive

As one peers at a radiating metropolis of buildings piercing the night sky, it is easy to imagine the thought and engineering that produced such a modern wonder.    The intricate detail and unique designs appeal to the artistic senses.  Before … Continue reading

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