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    Mary Poppins Math and Music: The Chimney Sweep Equation

    Mary Poppins Math and Music: The Chimney Sweep Equation

    Oct 8, 2018

    (Promotional poster for Mary Poppins Returns, Disney, Dec. 2018)




    How to Tell if Your Child is Stressed in School

    How to Tell if Your Child is Stressed in School

    Oct 2, 2018

    Students aren’t always forthcoming about problems they’re having in school. The reasons why kids stay silent about it are many and varied: The...




    Celebrating 60 Years Of NASA

    Celebrating 60 Years Of NASA

    Oct 1, 2018

     

    Sixty years ago, on October 1, 1958, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) as we know it was established and our world was...




    Meteorology: Sunny with a 100% Chance of Math

    Meteorology: Sunny with a 100% Chance of Math

    Sep 17, 2018

    As a young equestrian, Danielle Gersh became obsessed with how the weather affected her horses. Will the temperature dip low enough so that...




    For Celebrated Jazz Artist, Vijay Iyer, Math Drives Musical Innovation

    For Celebrated Jazz Artist, Vijay Iyer, Math Drives Musical Innovation

    Aug 20, 2018

    Photo: Lynne Harty

    You don’t have to understand math in order to make great music, but it helps. Music is intrinsically mathematical, and the two...




    Math And The 2018 FIFA World Cup

    Math And The 2018 FIFA World Cup

    Jul 2, 2018

    Do you have World Cup fever? We do! Then again, what’s not to love about soccer (fútbol) when the World Cup incorporates so much of our favorite...




    No Use for Algebra? Try Creating

    No Use for Algebra? Try Creating "League of Legends" Without It.

    Jun 18, 2018

     

    If you want to build the “most played PC video game” in all of North America and Europe, you need math. Lots of it.

    Sure, computers do the heavy...




    Mathnasium's First Ever “Take Our Daughters And Sons To Work Day”

    Mathnasium's First Ever “Take Our Daughters And Sons To Work Day”

    May 1, 2018

    Here at Mathnasium Headquarters in Culver City we’ve had many important visitors from all over the country and the world, but on April 27, 2018 we...




    Appreciate Math All Year Long!

    Appreciate Math All Year Long!

    Apr 30, 2018

    Today is the final day of Mathematics and Statistics Awareness month! While these few weeks of celebrating math-focused STEM education and STEM...




    Mathematics In The Art Of Leonardo Da Vinci

    Mathematics In The Art Of Leonardo Da Vinci

    Apr 16, 2018

    Leonardo da Vinci may be best known for his painting and artistic works, but he considered himself more a scientist than an artist. He saw...



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