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NCTM 2016 Annual Meeting & Exposition

Please note: The NCTM conference program is subject to change.

234- The Amazing Geometry of Bicycle Tracks: Math Teachers' Circle Demonstration

Thursday, April 14, 2016: 2:45 PM-4:00 PM
2002 (Moscone)


Lead Speaker:
James Tanton
Brianna Donaldson

Handouts MATH CIRCLE SESSION_Bicycle Tracks.pdf


Math Teachers’ Circles (MTCs) are professional development communities of middle school mathematics teachers and mathematicians focusing on the practice of mathematics. Participants in this session will experience a MTC firsthand by exploring this mathematical mystery: Can we tell which way a bicycle went based only on its tracks?


Presentation Format: 6-8 Workshop


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