M.A.T.H. Tips: Vol. 10

Listen: Talk Nerdy, Women in Math and Other Stuff We Should Know

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Listen Up!  Grab your headphones and enjoy these podcasts on your next walk, commute or long drive!

  1. Talk Nerdy – Interviews with a range of scientists and other interesting people. https://soundcloud.com/talk-nerdy
  2. Women in Math: The Limit Does Not Exist – Podcast featuring biographies and interviews with women mathematicians. http://apple.co/2tcZNwz
  3. Stuff you should Know -Podcast covering how things work from genes to landfills. http://www.stuffyoushouldknow.com/podcasts

Summer Reads for Math Lovers

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  1. The Number Devil: A Mathematical Adventure – Hans Magnus Enzensberger, Rotraut Susanne Berner (Illustrator), Michael Henry Heim (Translator), A young boy learns to love mathematics through dreams.
  2. Proof: The Science of Booze – Adam Rogers, Delve into the science behind the production and refinement of alcohol.
  3. Sync – Steven H. Strogatz, The story of the mathematics behind synchronization in systems large and small.

Watch: Popcorn, Couch…Movie

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Try these recs on your next evening of taking in a new movie.

Eureka – TV show about a secret small town of geniuses and their down to earth sheriff.

The Code -The Story of Math – Documentary about the power of numbers and the story of Math.

The Theory of Everything – The romance of Cambridge University student, and future physicist, Stephen Hawking with fellow collegian Jane Wilde.

Co-Requisites: Not sure where to start?

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New Co-Requisite Courses and Tools are now available.

  • Co-Requisite support courses in Connect Math Hosted by ALEKS for College Algebra, College Algebra w/Trig, Statistics and Quantitative Reasoning
  • Co-Requisite support courses in ALEKS for College Algebra, College Algebra w/Trig and Quantitative Reasoning
  • Co-Requisite workbook for College Algebra
  • Co-Requisite workbook for Statistics
  • Co-Requisite workbook for Quantitative Reasoning

MH_ALEKS_logoContact Kim Marsden Moreno, Director of ALEKS Implementation  email kmoreno@aleks.com

Shop: Science & Math Meet Happy Hour!

  1. 198318167Try some science themed wine with “Educated Guess.”  The label has a story of its own and will launch conversation before the bottle is opened.  http://www.rootsrundeep.com/educated_guess.html
  2. You never knew you needed a Klein bottle bottle opener… until now. http://bit.ly/2ro8qEk
  3. Cool math tumblers for lounging by the pool. http://bit.ly/2rnRvBE
  4. Advertise your skills with a Math Whisper T-shirt. http://bit.ly/2pHByZQ