Math circles are vibrant, playful math groups that help girls fall in love with math through patterns and discovery, fun projects, hands-on explorations, and games. We believe girls connect with math the most when they are having fun and experiencing math in real-life contexts. Previous math circle girls have explored math with actual kittens (I’m a kitten foster mom), or by creating and selling chocolates from their own imaginary chocolate shop.
If you’ve got a tree-hugging kid who adores the great outdoors, she’s gonna LOVE the math of finding fractal patterns in nature. Fractals are one of the coolest ways to show a connection between math and the real world. Once she knows what to look for, your girl will start looking for math everywhere! What the heck is a fractal? Think of fractals as the Russian dolls of nature. A