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Hallowen Math: Glow in the Dark!

We are thrilled to announce that Geometiles, a multi-award winning set of interlocking tiles is getting a new look. We ...
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MAA Math Fest Geometiles

Geometiles at MAA Math Fest in Denver!

Geometiles was part of MAA Math Fest in Denver and it was a truly wonderful experience. Thank you to everyone who ...
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Summer Camp Math

Geometiles at Summer Camps Across the Country

So many parents are committed to sending their kids to summer camps. The benefits are endless, from preventing the summer ...
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Geometric solids

Nets of Solids and Geometiles, part 1

My friend from Spain recently invited me on a tour down mathematical memory lane. When she and her brother were ...
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Julia Robinson Mathematics Festival

Julia Robinson Mathematics Festival Celebrates Math with Geometiles!

We are proud that Geometiles is part of Julia Robinson Mathematics Festival, a unique math event for kids at any ...
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Lefty or righty? A few words about chirality

Do you see anything unusual about this picture? These two boys are identical twins; but not just any twins: they ...
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Calculus in a Chair

What can a chair teach us about integral calculus? Quite a bit, if you have right chair. British designer Julian Mayor made ...
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Archimedes’ Earring

To be perfectly honest, I have no idea whether Archimedes wore earrings. However, I couldn't help but think of him ...
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Platonic Solids: Antiquity To Now

Shapes have fascinated humans since the beginning of time. The polyhedra, or solid shapes with flat polygonal faces, is one ...
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Summer Math Loss

Summer Math Loss – How to Fight It and Prepare for the Coming School Year

Ah, summer. For kids, it’s the greatest time of year. No school, no multiplication tables, no scheduled break times. Just ...
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Lemon Zest and the Surface Area of a Sphere

I was recently asked to bring a cake to a reception on very short notice. Luckily, I found this recipe for Olive ...
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geometry

Is Geometry the Unsung Hero of Mathematics Instruction?

“Geometry will draw the soul toward truth and create the spirit of philosophy.”—Plato. There is a widening gap between the ...
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