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Life mathematics at Manresa

The exhibition was created from an original idea by Caixa Manresa, developed in collaboration with the Department of Applied Mathematics III at the Polytechnic School of Manresa of the Polytechnic University of Catalonia, with the aim of visitors discover the mathematics in the different areas of our everyday life.
It was released to the public showing at the Exhibition Hall of Caixa Manresa Plain of Om, from 7 May to 28 June 2009. He had a large audience and the local press also echoed it.
The exhibition was based on an original idea by Caixa Manresa, and developed in collaboration with the Department of Applied Mathematics III at the Polytechnic School of Manresa of the Polytechnic University of Catalonia. Its aim was to help visitors discover the role played by mathematics in our everyday life.

It was open to the public at the Exhibition Hall of Caixa Manresa, Plana de Om, from 7 May to 28 June 2009. There was a good attendance, and the local press also picked up on it.



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SAMPLE OF ACTIVITIES IN MANRESA

 

Mathematic Challenge

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May 5 - A mathematical challenge was presented to 1st ESO students from the city, organized by the Centre of Educational Resources of Bages, with the collaboration of teachers of mathematics from various high-school in Bages.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Inauguration

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The opening ceremony of "Matemagia, the Magic of Numbers" took place on 7 May with a talk & show by Fernando Blasco - mathematician and professor at UPM. There was a large audience in attendance.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mathematics to calculate

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One part of this exhibition was a selection of mathematical rulers - thanks to the collaboration of Lorenzo Villa and Pedro Alvarez. There was also a selection of old calculators, the precursors of mainframe computers, thanks to the collaboration of Montserrat Pons, Enric Ventura and Sebastià Vila.

 

 

 

 

 

 



More Mathematics

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This resource contains materials lent by BCUM (Manresa Campus Library); Library of the Casino; the Educational Resource Centre of Bages and the editorial Nivola-Rompecabezas. It also contains recognised previous research projects, which can be used  by high school math students in the district, to do their own research project.