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Family Math & Science Day @ UBC Faculty of Education

Eighth Family Mathematics & Science Day will take place @ UBC Faculty of Education on Saturday, November 3, 2018 (10:00 am – 12:30 pm). 

Download event flyer: FamilyMathScienceDay2018_Flyer

Register for the event here.

Science and Mathematics Educators and students from the Department of Curriculum and Pedagogy, Teacher Education Program and the rest of the Faculty of Education community at UBC invite guests from 2 to 102 years old to help us celebrate mathematics and science through hands-on activities. The Mathematics and Science Family Day will focus on exciting hands-on and minds-on activities suitable for all those with  curious and inquiring minds. Mathematics and Science Days have become a great tradition that connects our faculty members, students, Teacher-Candidates and community at large with the excitement of mathematics and science learning and teaching. Parents, grand-parents, children, community members, and teachers are welcome to attend! Our previous Math and Science Days at UBC Faculty of Education have been very successful. They attracted hundreds of children and their families and more than 60 volunteers (annually) many of whom are Teacher-Candidates who come to share the love of mathematics and science with the larger community. The 2017 event broke all our records – we had more than 400 guests and more than 80 volunteers. We hope to have a great attendance in 2018 as well.

Registration: If you are interested in attending, you have to register here (the event is free but the registration is required!) If you want to volunteer for the event, please email Dr. Marina Milner-Bolotin.

Mathematics is fun for young children exploring the concepts of measurement and volume conservation.

Special thanks to our sponsors:

Department of Curriculum and Pedagogy | Faculty of Education

Teacher Education Office | Faculty of Education

Dean’s Office | Faculty of Education

Professional Development and Community Engagement | Faculty of Education

Robitaille Professorship | Faculty of Education

Pacific Institute for Mathematical Sciences PIMS

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History of Family Math and Science Days at the UBC Department of Curriculum and Pedagogy

7th Family Math and Science Day – November 4, 2017 (Saturday)

6th Family Math and Science Day – October 15, 2016 (Saturday)

5th Family Math and Science Day – October 18, 2015 (Sunday)

4th Family Math and Science Day – November 1, 2014 (Saturday)

3rd Family Math and Science Day – October 27, 2012 (Saturday)

2nd Family Math and Science Day – October 30, 2011 (Saturday)

1st Family Math and Science Day – October 30, 2010 (Saturday)

The event is organized by the Outreach Committee of the Department of Curriculum and Pedagogy. We are proudly supported by the UBC Faculty of Education (the Dean’s Office), UBC Teacher Education Office, UBC Department of Curriculum and Pedagogy, and Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences (PIMS)!

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