Rational Tangles: Zoom Edition

A Virtual Math Teacher Circle
4 - 6pm PT May 19th, 2022

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.

Please bring the following supplies: a paper plate, 4  binder clips, two ropes/strings and pen/markers to mark up the plate.

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Past workshops

Presented by Tien Chih, 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.

Organized by members of the Math Circle community, this three-day online event is geared towards educators looking to start a Math Circle and long-time Math Circle leaders.

This free workshop included math sessions, “Teachers’ Lounge” seminars, and social time to connect with math friends near and far. All MTC members were invited to join the workshop for as many sessions as they liked!