## Knot Theory

Saturday, April 7, 2018

This will be the tenth Sonia Math Day for 8th-12th grade girls hosted by the University of Illinois Student Chapter of the Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM). Throughout this fun-filled day, we will explore Knot Theory through a series of hands-on activities. The AWM will also provide pizza, t-shirts, and mathematical prizes for participants!

## Registration Form

The registration deadline is Friday March 16, 2018.

If you have questions, contact Emily Heath at eheath3@illinois.edu

## Schedule

To be posted

## Sponsors

We would like to thank our sponsors:

- Office of Public Engagement, University of Illinois for a Public Engagement Grant
- Association for Women in Mathematics, University of Illinois
- Department of Mathematics, University of Illinois
- Illinois Geometry Lab
- National Science Foundation

It is impossible to be a mathematician without being a poet in soul.

- Sonia Kovalevsky

### Past Sonia Math Days

- Fall 2017: Math and Magic
- Spring 2017:
**Mathematical Paradoxes** - Fall 2016:
**Logic in Wonderland**(Logic) - Spring 2016:
**Games on Surfaces**(Topology) [Flier] - Fall 2015:
**Counting and Coloring**(Combinatorics and Graph Theory) [Flier] - Spring 2015:
**Knots and Braids**(Knot Theory) [Flier] - Fall 2014:
**Games of Chance**(Probability Theory) [Flier] - Fall 2013:
**Math and Magic**(Number Theory) [Flier] - Spring 2013:
**To Catch a Thief in Königsberg**(Combinatorics and Geometry) [Flier]