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Math Awareness Month (MAM)

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Author:Joint Policy Board for Mathematics (JPBM)
Description: Mathematics Awareness Month - formerly Math Awareness Week (MAW) - is held each April to increase public understanding of and appreciation for mathematics. Since 1991, yearly themes and activities at the local, state, and regional levels have included mathematics and the environment, manufacturing, medicine, symmetry, decision making, the Internet, imaging, biology, oceans, "math spans all dimensions," and the human genome. Online essays, print posters, and web resources elaborate on the annual theme. Coordination for Mathematics Awareness Month is provided by the Joint Policy Board for Mathematics, which includes the American Mathematical Society (AMS), the Mathematical Association of America (MAA), and the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM).

Levels: Elementary, Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12), College, Research
Languages: English
Resource Types: Graphics, Lesson Plans and Activities, Problems/Puzzles, Internet Reference Material
Math Topics: Symmetry/Tessellations, Business/Industrial, Medicine/Health, Biology, Ecology
Math Ed Topics: Interdisciplinary/Thematic Studies, The Web and Pedagogy, Public Understanding of Math

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