Hall D, Level 2, Walter E. Washington Convention Center

Age Level

8-10 11-13 14-18 18+
10:00 am - 10:30 am

Maypole Math Activity

Maypole dancing meets mathematical patterning—come join the dance! Mathematician and dancer Nancy Scherich will lead this event for ages 8 and up. Participants will weave ribbons into beautiful and mathematically interesting designs. Start your day at the Festival with this full-body, full-color activity that will get your creative juices flowing.

To participate in making the maypole, come promptly at 10am. Later in the day the Math Maypole will remain on display for all to enjoy.

Presented by:

Nancy Scherich

University of California, Santa Barbara

Nancy Scherich is a graduate student at the University of California, Santa Barbara working on her Ph.D. in mathematics. She has been a dancer for her entire life, and recently…

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