Outreach
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Our future scientists, inventors, and developers need to love mathematics; it's everywhere! Like it or not, mathematics can be challenging. But we at MEGL know that mathematics is beautiful, fun, and enthralling. We want to share the positive side of mathematics with you! We have activities for elementary school, middle school, and high school students, and we are filling our calendar now (all are completely free).

Contact Outreach Director Jack Love (jlove6@masonlive.gmu.edu) to set a date.

Please click HERE for a brief description of our available activities.

Number of students reached: 4991

Calendar

Spring 2019

  1. 1/7/19: Playground of the Infinite, Centreville Regional Library, 4:30pm-5:30pm
  2. 1/19/19: Really BIG Numbers, Oakton Library, 2:00pm-3:00pm
  3. 2/4/19: Hyperbolic Crochet, Centreville Regional Library, 7:30pm-8:30pm
  4. 3/7/19: Snowflake Symmetry, Chinn Park Regional Library, 7:00pm-8:00pm
  5. 3/16/19: Hyperbolic Crochet, Oakton Library, 2:00pm-3:00pm

Fall 2018

  1. 9/15/18: Examples of Outreach Activities, Women's Intellectual Network Research Symposium University of Virginia 10:15am-11:00am (15 researchers and educators)
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  2. 9/22/18: You Can Count on Monsters, Dogwood Elementary School Dogwood Academy, 9:30am-10:30pm (13 elementary school students)
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  3. 10/13/18: 3D Printing and Virtual Reality, George Mason University Alumni Weekend, College of Science Open House, 1:00pm-4:00pm (20 alumni, kids, and family members)
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  4. 10/20/18: You Can Count on Monsters and Really BIG Numbers, Fort Belvoir Elementary School STEAM Day, 10:00am-12:30pm (30 elementary school students and parents)
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  5. 10/23/18: Really BIG Numbers, Kent Gardens Elementary School, 10:45am-1:45pm (53 elementary school students)
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  6. 11/6/18: Playground of the Infinite, Kings Park Library, 4:30pm-6:00pm (20 elementary school students)
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  7. 11/13/18: You Can Count on Monsters, Forestdale Elementary School 12:30pm-2:45pm (20 elementary school students)
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  8. 11/15/18: Your Teachers are Lying to You, Westminster School field trip to GMU, 12:30pm-1:30pm
  9. 11/19/18: Your Teachers are Lying to You, Robinson Secondary School, 11:05am-2:45pm (50 high school students)
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  10. 11/20/18: Your Teachers are Lying to You, Robinson Secondary School, 11:05am-12:40pm (23 high school students)
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  11. 12/1/18: Snowflake Symmetry, Kings Park Library, 2:00pm-3:30pm
  12. 12/8/18: Snowflake Symmetry, Oakton Library, 2:00pm-3:00pm
  13. 12/10/18: Really BIG Numbers, Laurel Hill Elementary School, 9:30am-11:30am
  14. 12/11/18: Really BIG Numbers, Laurel Hill Elementary School, 9:30am-11:30am
  15. 12/12/18: Really BIG Numbers, Laurel Hill Elementary School, 9:30am-11:30am
  16. 12/17/18: Really BIG Numbers, Graham Road Elementary School, 12:30pm-1:30pm
  17. 12/18/18: Really BIG Numbers, Graham Road Elementary School, 12:30pm-1:30pm

Summer 2018

  1. 6/19/18: Playground of the Infinite, City of Fairfax Regional Library, 2:30pm-3:30pm (17 elementary school students)
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  2. 7/13/18: FOCUS Camp Math Day at George Mason University, 9am-3:15pm (80 middle school students)
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Spring 2018

  1. 1/12/18: Really BIG Numbers, Riverside Elementary School, 9:15am-11:15am (47 elementary school students)
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  2. 1/21/18: Really BIG Numbers, Girl Scouts of America, 5:00pm-6:30pm (28 girl scouts)
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  3. 1/22/18: You Can Count on Monsters, Hunters Woods Elementary School, 1:30pm-3:30pm (45 elementary school students)
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  4. 1/24/18: You Can Count on Monsters, Hunters Woods Elementary School, 1:30pm-3:30pm (46 elementary school students)
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  5. 1/29/18: Snowflake Symmetry, Patrick Henry Library, 1:00pm-2:00pm (2 elementary school students)
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  6. 1/31/18: You Can Count on Monsters, Hunters Woods Elementary School, 2:30pm-3:30pm (31 elementary school students)
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  7. 2/8/18: Your Teachers are Lying to You, West Springfield High School, 8:10am-9:40am (14 high school students)
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  8. 2/14/18: Your Teachers are Lying to You, West Springfield High School, 11:55pm-2:55pm (59 high school students)
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  9. 2/20/18: Snowflake Symmetry, South County Middle School, 9:05am-10:35am (18 middle school students)
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  10. 2/22/18: Snowflake Symmetry, South County Middle School, 9:05am-10:35am (19 middle school students)
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  11. 2/28/18: Snowflake Symmetry, Cooper Middle School, 8:30am-9:30am, 1:20pm-2:20pm (62 middle school students)
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  12. 3/1/18: You Can Count on Monsters, Chinn Park Regional Library, 7:00pm-8:00pm (10 elementary school students)
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  13. 3/5/18: Your Teachers are Lying to You, Nysmith School for the Gifted, 10:00am-2:30pm. This event is part of the Nifty Fifty program. (120 middle school students)
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  14. 3/6/18: Your Teachers are Lying to You, West Springfield High School, 10:00am-11:00am (24 high school students)
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  15. 3/7/18: Your Teachers are Lying to You, West Springfield High School, 10:00am-11:00am (14 high school students)
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  16. 3/11/18: The Game of Nim, Fairfax Math Circle, 2:15pm-3:45pm (9 elementary school students)
  17. 3/13/18: You Can Count on Monsters, Girl Scouts of America, 3:30pm-4:45pm (5 elementary school students)
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  18. 3/16/18: Snowflake Symmetry, Glasgow Middle School, 1:00pm-2:00pm (29 middle school students)
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  19. 3/18/18: Participation in Mathematics in Motion booth, Maker Faire NoVa.
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  20. 3/23/18: Useless and Beautiful: Why Math that Doesn't Matter, Matters. Science Slam talk. (30 people)
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  21. 4/5/18: You Can Count on Monsters and Really BIG Numbers, Little Run Elementary School, 9:30am-11:45am (41 elementary school students)
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  22. 4/10/18: Really BIG Numbers, Girl Scouts of Nation's Capitol Troop 2605, 7:30pm-8:30pm (7 elementary school students)
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  23. 4/12/18: Snowflake Symmetry, Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology, 8:40am-10:15am (10 high school students)
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  24. 4/16/18: Snowflake Symmetry, Centreville High School and Association for Women in Mathematics visit to GMU, 11:00am-12:00pm (11 high school students)
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  25. 4/19/18: You Can Count on Monsters and Really BIG Numbers, Little Run Elementary School, 9:30am-11:45am (28 elementary school students)
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  26. 4/26/18: Snowflake Symmetry, Little Run Elementary School, 9:00am-10:00am (9 elementary school students)
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  27. 4/29/18: Fairfax Math Circle, 2:00pm-4:00pm (5 elementary school students)
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  28. 5/2/18: Geometry Labs United Snowflake Symmetry training module
  29. 5/23/18: Really BIG Numbers, City of Fairfax Regional Library, 7:00pm-8:00pm (11 elementary school students)
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Outreach from 2017

Outreach from 2016

Outreach from 2015

Outreach from 2009-2014

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