Welcome to Somerville Mathematics

Welcome to Somerville Mathematics, a blog devoted to exciting mathematical things happening in Somerville MA. I am the founder of The Somerville Mathematics Fund, www.Somervillemathematicsfund.org
The Math Fund was chartered to celebrate and encourage mathematics achievement in Somerville. I hope you will check out my TEDxSomerville talk on the Somerville Math Fund,
I find that there are many other interesting things happening mathematically in Somerville and I hope on this blog to have others share what they are doing. So please contact me at mathfund@gmail.com if you would like to contribute an article.

Thursday, September 26, 2013

Scrapheap Showdown Coming! Time to Sign Up

The Somerville Mathematics Fund offers it's annual high school engineering challenge in October.
The deadline to register is October 10.  The competition is on October 20th in "The Cage" at Tufts University.  To download the registration form, go to Somervillemathematicsfund.org.

Competitors must be high school students who are residents of Somerville MA to participate.  Students choose their 3-person team in advance, arrive on the day of the competition, ready to learn what their challenge is and to compete for wonderful prizes.  Prior to the event, students must register by October 10 and to fund raise to support their team.  There is a minimum $75 total per/team to raise and the best single fundraiser wins a prize.

If you have questions, e-mail: mathfund@gmail.com

The Somerville Mathematics Fund is an affiliate of Dollars for Scholars established in 2000 to celebrate and encourage mathematics achievement in Somerville MA.  We will be looking for teacher grant applications in January and college scholarship applications in April.

The Somerville Mathematics Fund is an all-volunteer organization, which runs on donations and folks donating their time.  For information check out our website.  Then feel free to volunteer or to donate.