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Exhibition Details

Exhibition Name:

Math Moves!

Description: Math Moves! presents over eighteen unique interactive components where visitors playfully investigate ratios and proportions. Enacting math can be a powerful tool for exploration and understanding. In Math Moves! visitors use their bodies, their gestures and their words to set up, measure, describe and compare ratios and proportions. The exhibit encourages a collaborative approach to problem solving with open-ended activities that provide opportunities for visitors to talk about solutions to the exhibit's challenges. Math Moves! stimulates imagination and builds math muscle in visitors of all ages. Hands, mind and body get involved in exploring ratios and proportions, fractions, geometric similarity and more. Understanding ratios and proportion is a must for student success in middle and high school mathematics. But ratio and proportion are constants in everyday life too. From adjusting ingredients in recipes to planning a household budget, facility with ratios and proportions is essential. Math Moves! links the motivation and energy of free-choice investigation with the satisfaction of discovery and personal meaning-making.
Category: Science & Technology
Primarily Consists Of: Hands-On Activities
Cost: Please contact Lender for pricing
Size: 4,000 - 5,000 square feet
Venue Length: 12 or 24 weeks
Availability: Summer 2018 (50% discount under average price)
Special Requirements: Flexible floor plan: display as many components as your space allows
A maximum of 400 square feet required for crate storage
Uses standard electrical power
Installs in one week and de-installs in one week with your crew of 5 people
Previous Venues: The Science Museum of Minnesota currently exhibits a permanent version of Math Moves! as one of its core offerings.
Pacific Science Center, January - May, 2016
The DoSeum , June - August, 2016
Science Museum of Virginia, September, 2016 - February
Space Center Houston, February, 2017 - May, 2017
Organization: Science Museum of Minnesota
Contact: Breezy Callens
Address: 120 West Kellogg Blvd., Saint Paul, 55102 USA
Phone: 651-221-
Fax: 615-221-2547
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