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: 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: 23. April 2018 | By: Simone Jablonski | Category:  | 2 Comments

Task of the Week: Sculpture “Thinker”

After we opened the first MATHE.ENTDECKER (math explorer) trails at Stuttgart’s stock exchange at the 12th of April (read more here), we want to present you one of the included […]

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

Task of the Week: Scale of the Krämerbrücke

We all know them: city and site maps, illustrations and drawings that depict a real object to scale. Especially at sights, they offer the chance to calculate this scale, as […]

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Date: 26. March 2018 | By: Simone Jablonski | Category:  | No Comments

Task of the Week: Circular Ring

Today’s Task of the Week focuses on the circular ring. The idea behind is to determine the desired surface area by the difference of two surfaces, which can be calculated […]

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Date: 12. March 2018 | By: Simone Jablonski | Category:  | No Comments

Task of the Week: Height of the Building

Also this week, we would like to introduce you to a task with help of an interview with the task author, Johannes Schürmann. We would like to thank him for […]

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Date: 5. March 2018 | By: Simone Jablonski | Category:  | No Comments

Task of the Week: Giant Keyhole

Our Task of the Week was created by Vanessa Präg, student at Goethe University Frankfurt, as part of a mathematics didactic course. In a short interview, she will tell us […]

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Date: 19. February 2018 | By: Simone Jablonski | Category:  | No Comments

Task of the Week: Parabolic Slide

Although the focus of many MCM tasks is on lower secondary maths, some upper secondary level tasks can also be realised. So our current Task of the Week, which was […]

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Date: 12. February 2018 | By: Simone Jablonski | Category:  | No Comments

Task of the Week: Grass Field

At the beginning of the year, MCM was successfully presented in Mumbai. Of course, in this context the first Indian Math Trail was created, from which our current task of […]

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Date: 22. January 2018 | By: Simone Jablonski | Category:  | No Comments

Task of the Week: Glass Roofing

Today’s object – found in Hamburg – requires the recognition of different quadrilateral shapes as well as a fitting division into several subareas. Task: Glass roofing (task number: 2148) How […]

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

Task of the Week: Slope of the Helix

In the new year, we would like to continue introducing interesting tasks and topics from the MathCityMap task portal. It starts with a task from Qatar, which was created as […]

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Date: 18. December 2017 | By: Simone Jablonski | Category:  | No Comments

Task of the Week: Packing Station

With a task from the Christmas Trail, we would like to present the last “Task of the Week” this year and draw attention to the possibility of addressing probabilities in […]

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Date: 11. December 2017 | By: Simone Jablonski | Category:  | No Comments

Task of the Week: Arched Greenhouse

As a task creator for MathCityMap, it is important to look at the environment through “mathematical glasses”. Thus, buildings become cuboids, lawns become polygons or – as in the current […]

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Date: 27. November 2017 | By: Simone Jablonski | Category:  | No Comments

Task of the Week: Red Area

In this year’s autumn, numerous tasks were created in Wilhelmsburg, district of Hamburg. The tasks are very convincing – especially in the context of the MCM concept – through their […]

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Date: 20. November 2017 | By: Simone Jablonski | Category:  | No Comments

Task of the Week: Tafelberg’s Monument

As a few weeks ago, the Task of the Week leads us to the African continent, more precisely to the approximately 1000-meter-high Tafelberg in Cape Town. There you can find […]

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Date: 15. November 2017 | By: Simone Jablonski | Category:  | No Comments

MCM in Wetzlar

On 14.11.17, Iwan Gurjanow and Simone Jablonski presented MathCityMap as part of an internal teacher training at the Werner-von-Siemens school in Wetzlar. First, the theoretical basis for Math Trails as […]

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Date: 13. November 2017 | By: Simone Jablonski | Category:  | No Comments

Task of the Week: Brick in the Wall

As a part of a teacher training at the Johanneum Gymnasium Herborn, a modeling task was created, which we would like to present to you today as the “Task of […]

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Date: 6. November 2017 | By: Simone Jablonski | Category:  | No Comments

Task of the Week: Jacobean Pilgrim

Today, we would like to introduce you a task from Speyer, which was created there by Katalin Retterath. It is about the famous Way of St. James, which leads through […]

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Date: 30. October 2017 | By: Simone Jablonski | Category:  | No Comments

Visit of the Project Seminar “Math Trails”

On 12.10.2017, the MathTrails project seminar from the Theodosius-Florentini-Schule Gemünden visited the MathCityMap team in Frankfurt. Marie-Noelle Klug, a participating student in the project, has thankfully provided us a great […]

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