Date: 20. August 2018 | By: Simone Jablonski | Category:  | No Comments

Task of the Week: Water in the Fountain

Fountains and their volume are ideal for modeling different geometric bodies. While many of the fountains have a rectangular or circular shape and can thus be approximated as cuboid or […]

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Date: 15. August 2018 | By: Simone Jablonski | Category:  | No Comments

4000th MathCityMap Task in the Portal

With this great summer weather, it is no wonder that the math trailers move outside. We are very pleased that this week the 4000 task border was reached in the […]

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Date: 13. August 2018 | By: Simone Jablonski | Category:  | 1 Comment

Task of the Week: Cobblestones

As part of the ICM conference in Rio de Janeiro, Iwan Gurjanow created the first tasks in South America. In the resulting trail, our current Task of the Week is […]

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Date: 6. August 2018 | By: Simone Jablonski | Category:  | No Comments

Task of the Week: Direction

With our GPS tasks, such as the walking of a north-south line, we have already presented a first way how to connect the directions with MathCityMap. But many statues also […]

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Date: 30. July 2018 | By: Simone Jablonski | Category:  | No Comments

Task of the Week: Diogenes and his Barrel

Doing mathematics surrounded by a fantastic setting – that promises the current Task of the Week to the statue of Diogenes of Sinope. Known as an influential Greek philosopher, he […]

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Date: 23. July 2018 | By: Simone Jablonski | Category:  | No Comments

Task of the Week: Vertebra

The city center of Münster provides several different tasks as one can notice within the portal map. Also in the trail around the Aasee, Münster presents itself from a various […]

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Date: 21. July 2018 | By: Simone Jablonski | Category:  | No Comments

Portal Update: No longer need to turn pictures

Today’s update fixes a bug that has been around since the beginning of the portal and that you’ve almost gotten used to: Images that were taken upright were not interpreted […]

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Date: 16. July 2018 | By: Simone Jablonski | Category:  | No Comments

Math Trail in Gemünden

MathCityMap was mentioned in the Mainpost Gemünden. Read the English version below. With ruler and measuring tape, two classes of the Theodosius Florentini School ran a math trail in Gemünden’s […]

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Date: 16. July 2018 | By: Simone Jablonski | Category:  | No Comments

Task of the Week: Height of the Statue

At the beginning of the month, Iwan Gurjanow presented the MathCityMap project in Sweden at the PME conference. Of course, around the location, different tasks were created as our current […]

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Date: 9. July 2018 | By: Simone Jablonski | Category:  | No Comments

Task of the Week: Columns in the Parc

This week, Carmen Monzo, teacher in Spain gives us an inside into her task “Colums in the Parc”. It is created in a parc in Albacete, which ” is full […]

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Date: 6. July 2018 | By: Simone Jablonski | Category:  | No Comments

MathCityMap at New Horizons in Teaching Science Workshop in Italy

On 18 June 2018, the “New Horizons in Teaching Science” workshop was held in Messina, Sicily. On this occasion, Eugenia Taranto spoke about the MathCityMap project and the collaboration with […]

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Date: 2. July 2018 | By: Simone Jablonski | Category:  | No Comments

Task of the Week: Roof

The classical geometric bodies and figures can be found numerously in the environment. However, real objects deviate from the ideal body and require modeling skills. In addition, composite bodies are […]

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Date: 25. June 2018 | By: Simone Jablonski | Category:  | No Comments

Task of the Week: Age of Cervantes

On June, 15th and 16th, the MoMaTrE partners from Frankfurt und Spain met in Alcala de Henares near Madrid  in order to fix aims and tasks for the project. In […]

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Date: 18. June 2018 | By: Simone Jablonski | Category:  | No Comments

Task of the Week: Man walking to the Sky

This week, we focus on a task that can be used to realize linear functions in the environment. It was created by Kim Biedebach in Kassel. I became aware of […]

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Date: 11. June 2018 | By: Simone Jablonski | Category:  | No Comments

Task(s) of the Week: MCM meets Statistics

This week, we would like to introduce you to a whole series of tasks in the Task of the Week section. Mathias Bärtl, Professor at the University of Offenburg, became […]

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Date: 4. June 2018 | By: Simone Jablonski | Category:  | No Comments

MathCityMap is “math doer” of the month!

We are very pleased that MathCityMap was honored by the German Mathematical Association (Deutsche Mathematiker Vereinigung DMV) as “Math doer” of the month June. In doing so, special commitment and […]

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Date: 4. June 2018 | By: Simone Jablonski | Category:  | No Comments

Task of the Week: Distance

During May, the MathCityMap Team created a trail in Zaryadye Parc in Moscow – in good time for the start of FIFA World Cup in June! One of the included […]

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Date: 28. May 2018 | By: Simone Jablonski | Category:  | No Comments

Task of the Week: Flowerpot

In case you search in our MathCityMap portal, you might notice that flowerpots enable various geometric tasks. Solely through the high frequency and the different shapes (cylinder, prismn with hexagonal […]

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Date: 25. May 2018 | By: Simone Jablonski | Category:  | No Comments

It’s time to go outside!

On 24.05.2018, Martin Lipinski and Simone Jablonski presented the MathCityMap system und project during a teacher training at Campus Westend at Goethe University in Frankfurt. The event’s title “It’s time […]

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Date: 21. May 2018 | By: Simone Jablonski | Category:  | No Comments

Task of the Week: Combinatorics

On Monday, May 14th, 45 primary students, who are interested in math and take part in an enrichment program, were able to discover the Campus Westend of Goethe University. In […]

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