Sonia Math Day: Math and Magic

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Saturday, November 11, 2017

This is the University of Illinois Student Chapter of the Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM) ninth Sonia Math Day for 8th - 12th grade girls at Illinois! This fun filled day will be packed with activities, lunch, shirts, and mathematical prizes for participants. This fall we will explore math and magic.

The registration deadline was Friday, October 20. 
If you have questions, contact Emily Heath at


Saturday, November 11, 2017 

  9:00 - 9:30 am Registration (245 Altgeld Hall)
  9:30 - 9:45 am Welcome (245 Altgeld Hall)
  9:45-10:00 am Icebreaker Activity (245 Altgeld Hall)
10:00-10:50 am Session 1: The Power of Permutations (173 Altgeld Hall)
11:00-11:50 am Session 2: Algebraic Escape Artists (159 Altgeld Hall)
12:00-12:50 pm Pizza (173 Altgeld Hall)
  1:00 - 1:50 pm Session 3: Exploring Hexaflexagons (159 Altgeld  Hall)
  1:50 - 2:00 pm Pick-up (173 Altgeld Hall)


We would like to thank our sponsors:


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

- Sonia Kovalevsky