Mathematics Elementary School Outreach Programs

Math Catcher: Mathematics Through Aboriginal Storytelling

Math Catcher supports math education for elementary students through on-campus workshops for Aboriginal students in math and science and school visits to urban and rural schools around BC.

Math Catcher introduces mathematics and science to Aboriginal students through the use of First Nations imagery and storytelling. Match Catcher has produced animated films in several First Nations languages (Blackfoot, Cree, Squamish, Heiltsuk, Nisga’a, Sliammon, Halq’em ́eylem, Hul’q’umi’num’, and Huu-ay- aht) as well as bilingual picture books in Blackfoot/English, Cree/English, Squamish/English, Nisga’a/English, and Sliammon/English.

Math & Logic

Math & Logic is a 1.5 hour workshop for K-7 students that uses SET cards to help students develop skills in logic, visual perception and pattern recognition.

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3D Printing

What is 3D printing?  What can it be used for? Learn how 3D printers work and how they are used in research and medicine. Students will learn how SFU uses 3D printing to make arm and leg casts as well as models for math, archeology and anatomy. Students will be able to touch and hold 3D printed pieces and will be given a 3D printed keepsake to take home.

This workshop is open to all age groups. Maximum 30 students per workshop.

Workshop is 40 minutes long.

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