Fall 2019

  • Moebius Noodles meets on Saturdays from 10:30 – 11:30
  • The Beginners Group and the Elementary Group meet on Saturdays from 9:00 – 10:00.
  • The Intermediate Group and the Advanced Group meet on Saturdays from 10:30 – 12:00.
  • All groups meet in Phillips Hall rooms 206, 208, and 224.

This schedule is tentative and may be changed.

Date Moebius Noodles Topic Beginners Group Topic Elementary Group Topic Intermediate Group Topic Advanced Group Topic
Sep 14 Mirror books and snowflakes Mirror books and snowflakes Hexaflexagons The Game of Set Loops (the Fundamental Group)
Sep 21

Football Saturday.

No Math Circle this week.
Sep 28

Football Saturday.

Tree fractals and Substitution fractals Snowflake peer review and Tree fractals Tic Tac Toe on the Torus Pigeonhole Principle The Fundamental Group, continued
Oct 5 No Math Circle this week.
Oct 12 Combinations & Chimeras Fractal problem-posing and Combinations & Chimeras Tic Tac Toe on the Torus, continued Chromatic Number Exploring Hyperbolic Space with VR – guest speaker Sabetta Matsumoto
Oct 19 No Math Circle this week.
Oct 26

Football Saturday.

Combinations and Chimeras (continued)
Combinations and Chimeras (continued)
Mobius Band Dissections Math Competition Problems (handout 1, handout 2, and handout 3) Matroids
Nov 2

Football Saturday.

No Math Circle this week.
Nov 9 Split-Shape Puzzles and Series (cont.) Series proofs (continued) Klein Bottles Pancakes and Chicken Nuggets Matroids, continued
Nov 16 No Math Circle this week.
Nov 23

Football Saturday.

Cycle Graphs Cycle Graphs Weird Multiplication Fraction Trees Covering Problems
Nov 30 Thanksgiving Weekend
Math Circle will not meet.
Dec 7 Calculus with holiday crafts from around the world Calculus with holiday crafts from around the world Weird Multiplication, continued, and Mathematical Card Tricks Continued Fractions Chip-firing games
Dec 14 Winter Break
Math Circle will not meet.
Dec 21 Winter Break
Math Circle will not meet.
Dec 28 Winter Break
Math Circle will not meet.

On Football Saturdays, expect little parking. We urge you to carpool.