See how knots, movement and fractions intertwine in Conway’s Rational Tangles! While typically done in person, this popular activity has been adapted to remote facilitation for a pandemic world.
Presented by Dr. Tien Chih, who has been a Math Circler since graduate school, and while Assistant Professor of Mathematics at MSU-Billings, has run a student Circle for 4 years. He’s an advocate of math outreach, inquiry learning, and student research.
Materials Needed: a paper plate, 4 binder clips, two ropes/strings and pen/markers to mark up the plate.