Dinner and a Math Problem in six locations

"Diamonds and Ovals and Squiggles, Oh my! The Mathematics of the Game of Set."

This is the title of the presentation that will be the focus of several Dinner & a Math Problem events taking place this fall across the state. Mathematics teachers who attend will enjoy a simple dinner, learn how to play the game of SET, and learn some fun mathematics related to the game.

Events featuring the game of SET will take place in the following locations:

Date: TBA
Contact: Shelby Aaberg at saaberg@sbps.net

Date: Wednesday, November 7
Time: 6:30 - 8:00
Location: NECC
Contacts: Stacey Aldag at stacey@northeast.edu, Deb Borgelt at debborgelt@npsne.org,

Date: TBA
Contact: Jill Edgren at jedgren@esu10.org, Jessica Thompson at jthompso@esu9.org

Date: Tuesday, November 13
Time: 5:30 - 7:00
Location: Hastings Middle School
Contact: Danielle Buhrman at dbuhrman@gips.org; Alicia Davis at adavis@esu9.org

Date: Wednesday, November 14
Time: 6:15 - 7:45
Location: Thayer Central High School
Contacts: Sandi Snyder at ssnyder@esu6.org,
Deb Bulin at deb.bulin@thayercentral.org

The first Dinner & a Math Problem event to take place in Seward/Brainard will feature the presentation "Conway's Rational Tangles". Learn how to associate numbers with twists and turns and "knots" to discover a fascinating yet simple application of mathematics.

Date: Monday, November 5
Time: 5:00 - 6:30
Location: Seward High School
Contacts: Doug Glasshoff at dglassho@esu7.org, Kyle Royuk at kyle.royuk@sewardschools.org, Michelle Homp at mhomp3@math.unl.edu